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Act of solidarity

Act of solidarity

For one Baptist woman in Kansas City, wearing a hijab is a profound — and visible — expression of support for Muslims.

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Hospitals are places where faith and crisis mix. (Creative Commons photo)
Hospitals are places where faith and crisis mix. (Creative Commons photo)

Faith forged in crisis helps hospital chaplain ‘model calm’ in emergencies

Author Stacy Sergent said her calling into chaplaincy helps form her faith and spirituality. Now she is able to be the presence of God to those in crisis at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

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Seminary’s evangelistic aim at men includes gun giveaways

A Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary event open only to men and boys features door prizes including a shotgun autographed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

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Rachel Gabucci said the community of help that sprung up around her sustained her through giving a daughter to adoption. (Photos by Chelsea White)
Rachel Gabucci said the community of help that sprung up around her sustained her through giving a daughter to adoption. (Photos by Chelsea White)

It takes a village to assist woman through adoption decision

Alone, handing an infant over for adoption can be a confusing and painful experience. With the help of others, Rachel Gabucci said, her decision became much easier to bear.

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LifeWay announces new headquarters site

Trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources authorized the purchase of land and construction of a new corporate headquarters during their semiannual meeting Feb. 1-2 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Members of The Well at Springfield worship at an urban park in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo courtesy of Susan Rogers)
Members of The Well at Springfield worship at an urban park in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo courtesy of Susan Rogers)

Missional focus will assuage congregations’ fears, ministers say

Declining memberships and closing churches have led some congregations to react with fear, which in turn is a turnoff for potential members, a Christian leader says.

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Baptist journalists want answers about IMB layoffs

Two recent Baptist state newspaper editorials say Southern Baptist leaders aren’t being forthcoming enough about changes affecting the International Mission Board.

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FBC Huntsville announces pastor nominee

A prominent Cooperative Baptist Fellowship church in Alabama will vote on a new pastor Feb. 7.

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CBF to vote on new plan for funding global missions

Proposed changes to CBF governing documents include revisions to a 25-year-old open meetings bylaw.

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Former congressman heads Feed the Children

J.C. Watts, a Republican who served Oklahoma’s 4th Congressional District from 1995 to 2003, begins Feb. 1 as new president of the international relief charity based in Oklahoma City.

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