Students find a framework for saying ‘yes’ to God’s call

In the Alliance of Baptists’ Summer Communities of Service, young adults explore their spiritual vocation.

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American Baptists seeking buyer for Mission Center

A process is underway to gauge interest in the possible sale or redevelopment of national offices of the American Baptist Churches USA.

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Cyclists outside of Corsicana, Texas, shrug off the spray of 18-wheelers on slick streets as they participate in the 500-mile ride to raise funds for hunger. (Photo/Texas Baptist Communications)
Cyclists outside of Corsicana, Texas, shrug off the spray of 18-wheelers on slick streets as they participate in the 500-mile ride to raise funds for hunger. (Photo/Texas Baptist Communications)

Cyclists churn out hundreds of miles to eradicate hunger

Facing rain and flats, the riders pedaled 500 miles to raise funds for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

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Doug Dortch nominated as CBF moderator-elect

The pastor of Mountain Brook Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., heads a list of nominees for leadership positions to be voted on at the upcoming CBF General Assembly in Dallas.

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Steven Porter speaks at First Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. (Jeff Brumley/BNG)
Steven Porter speaks at First Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Fla. (Jeff Brumley/BNG)

CBF’s Porter gives peek at new global missions process

Steven Porter says a new CBF global missions structure will be proposed by the fall, with anticipated approval in January 2016. 

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Pat Anderson, left, the first coordinator of CBF Florida, speaks with Mark Wilbanks, its third moderator, during the 1990s. (Photo courtesy of CBF Florida)
Pat Anderson, left, the first coordinator of CBF Florida, speaks with Mark Wilbanks, its third moderator, during the 1990s. (Photo courtesy of CBF Florida)

At 25, CBF Florida thanks God — and Hurricane Andrew — for missions focus

A current focus on the Caribbean and Latin America and participation by a young generation of Baptists is expected to propel CBF Florida into a future of service.

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Bluefield unveils half-price tuition plan for qualified students

The initiative aims to provide a pathway to quality higher education for students in central Appalachia.

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Bigger class, new journalism component defines 2015 Mercer On Mission

Mercer University said it will send 180 students to a dozen locations around the world this year.

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Charlotte Connah, at podium, explains the inspiration behind the interfaith prayer garden at Mercer University. (Photo courtesy Mercer University Marketing Communications)
Charlotte Connah, at podium, explains the inspiration behind the interfaith prayer garden at Mercer University. (Photo courtesy Mercer University Marketing Communications)

Religions converge at Mercer’s new interfaith prayer garden

 The dedication capped three years of planning, fundraising and construction by a multi-religious coalition.

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IMB drops ban on ‘private prayer language’

New guidelines for the International Mission Board’s missionary appointment require adherence to the Baptist Faith and Message.

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