Baptist protestors arrested in St. Louis

Among protestors arrested in civil disobedience marking the one-year anniversary of the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., were members of a delegation representing the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America.

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Kentucky seminary celebrates commencement, accreditation

Six men and women made history on a Saturday morning, receiving master’s degrees from a newly accredited CBF partner school.

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Craig McMahan, left, and Christopher Le fit a man with a prosthetic leg in Vietnam this summer. (Photos by Marin Guta)
Craig McMahan, left, and Christopher Le fit a man with a prosthetic leg in Vietnam this summer. (Photos by Marin Guta)

In Vietnam, Mercer project provides prosthetics and hope

The Mercer on Mission project in Vietnam provides prosthetic legs to thousands, including many who lost limbs during the Vietnam War and from previously unexploded land mines and bombs in its aftermath.

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Glorieta homeowner seeks day in court

Kirk Tompkins says LifeWay Christian Resources avoided his lawsuit challenging the 2013 property sale by hiding behind the First Amendment.

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Ky. Baptist children’s home hires CEO

Veteran nonprofit leader Dale Suttles was elected July 31 as president of Sunrise Children’s Services after serving 20 months as interim president.

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Devotional website heading ‘Back2School’

Produced by Passport Inc. with ecumenical partners, the six-week series will focus on “seasons” relevant to the faith lives of students.

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SBC president declines to second-guess Glorieta sale

Glorieta homeowner Kirk Tompkins issued an open letter July 21 asking SBC President Ronnie Floyd to investigate whether LifeWay Christian Resources acted properly in selling 2,400 acres of mountain property near Santa Fe, N.M., for $1.

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South African culture featured in BWA congress opening

Visions of the Baptist World Alliance’s next five years are inspired by South Africa’s transformation, say leaders.

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New BWA president Paul Msiza (center) examines documents with General Secretary Neville Callam and staff member Julie Justus, prior to a meeting of the General Council. (BNG photo)
New BWA president Paul Msiza (center) examines documents with General Secretary Neville Callam and staff member Julie Justus, prior to a meeting of the General Council. (BNG photo)

Second African since 1905 takes helm of global Baptist group

Pastor Paul Msiza of Pretoria assumes the presidency of the Baptist World Alliance as it holds its congress in Africa for the first time.

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Quadriplegic NAMB missionary receives $26 million settlement after crash

Settlement terms of a lawsuit against the Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board – the largest award in Montana history – specify it is not an admission of guilt.

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