William Reilly was in church quite a bit in the months before finishing seminary and becoming a Baptist pastor earlier this year. Normally, that wouldn’t be news. But in Reilly’s case it is because he worshiped at up to 30 different churches September to March. And many of them weren’t Baptist churches.
Recent church staff changes, anniversaries, ordinations and deaths within the Baptist network.
While kids celebrate Halloween and liturgical churches observe All Saints’ Day, several advocacy organizations are combining efforts to recognize survivors of sexual abuse. All Survivors Day, Nov. 3, is an international day to share survivor stories, raise awareness and seek…
Headlines about Turkey’s October offensive in northern Syria have all but faded. But the danger is far from over for Christians trapped in the region. And the agony also remains palpable among refugees and others in North America who know…
A 126-year-old Baptist church that two years ago clashed with leaders of its affluent Silicon Valley community over traffic and parking concerns is seeking a buyer for its 1948 building that in its prime accommodated a congregation of 600 to 700 members but has now dwindled to about 25.
Andy Savage – co-founder of a Tennessee megachurch who resigned last year as teaching pastor after admitting to sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl two decades earlier – is starting a new church for others who, in his words, “got our hands on the wrong thing.”
I want to be an innovator and I want to be part of this new thing being born.
For decades the SBC has avoided liability in criminal and civil actions involving churches or affiliated organizations by claiming they are all autonomous, self-governing organizations. But former Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware Executive Director Will McRaney claims in a new court document that lawyers representing NAMB turn that argument on its head.
Recent church staff changes, anniversaries, ordinations and deaths within the moderate and progressive Baptist network.