Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley is assistant editor of Baptist News Global.

A Baptist youth ministry consultant is using an online poll to determine how much teenagers really do know about texting and chat acronyms that often worry parents.

NorthHaven Church in Norman, Okla., stands out for its persistent outreach efforts to Muslims, Jews and other faiths. It's also home to many former members of other Christian traditions.

Current and retired military chaplains are responding to the spiritual, emotional and physical consequences of unprecedented frequency and duration of wartime operations.

Putting Christ first, embracing missional ministry, avoiding difficult changes and failing to heed God’s call top the agenda of hopes and fears for churches in the coming year. 

Baptist megachurch pastor Rick Warren urged members at the closing of Mars Hill Church in Seattle on Sunday to avoid bitterness and embrace gratitude. But are Christians capable of such a spiritual perspective when faced with something as demoralizing as the death of a church?

Experience by Baptists from Texas and Florida shows that adapting teaching schedules and curricula to local cultures, and working with local churches, are effective ways of training ministers and teachers in the faith around the world.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:31

Baptist church in Ohio hosts protest over killing

A Baptist church in Columbus, Ohio, hosted a march following the police killing of 12-year-old black boy.

Whether it's philothropic giving or tithing in the church, cultavating a sense of thankfulness will often motivate young and old alike to give.

A $52,000 donation was contained in a Christmas card to Africa Lighthouse Baptist Temple in Barboursville, Va. One of the congregation’s callings is to help Africans adjust to life in the United States, the pastor says.

While some are doubtful about the prospects of peace, others note that God often provides miracles of peace despite human cynicism. 

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