Sina Hayes and her 90-year-old son, Carlyle. (Photo/Norman Jameson)
Sina Hayes and her 90-year-old son, Carlyle. (Photo/Norman Jameson)

Every day counts for 112-year-old Sina Hayes

The longtime Baptist is thought to be the sixth oldest person in the U.S.

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Lawsuit accuses once-admired evangelical family expert of sexual abuse

While more popular with independent Baptists and homeschool parents, Bill Gothard and his Institute in Basic Life Principles won respect of many Southern Baptist leaders in the decade leading up to the “conservative resurgence.”

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Pastor Merianna Neely Harrelson was inspired by President Obama’s State of the Union address to assess the state of the church. (Photo courtesy of Merianna Harrelson)
Pastor Merianna Neely Harrelson was inspired by President Obama’s State of the Union address to assess the state of the church. (Photo courtesy of Merianna Harrelson)

Inspired by Obama, Baptist pastor offers ‘state of the church’

The need to maintain facilities and the fear of upsetting congregations keep many pastors and churches from spiritual growth, Merianna Neely Harrelson said in her ‘State of the Church’ blog post.

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Longtime Baptist leader Bill Self dies at 83

Well known for his pulpit style, Self helped form the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in 1990.

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In Antwerp, Janeé Angel is ministering to war refugees from the Middle East. (Creative Commons photo by Victor Bergmann)
In Antwerp, Janeé Angel is ministering to war refugees from the Middle East. (Creative Commons photo by Victor Bergmann)

Baptist minister seeks to comfort war-ravaged refugees in Belgium

Janée Angel and her husband plant churches in Europe but feel their ministry is hindered by misunderstandings about the Arabic-speaking and other Middle Eastern refguees they serve.

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Accrediting agency head stepping down

Daniel O. Aleshire has announced his decision to retire as executive director of the Association of Theological Schools no later than June 30, 2017.

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Former CBF moderator dies

Donna Forrester, CBF moderator in 2000-2011, died New Year’s Eve 14 years after being diagnosed with Stage IV Glioblastoma (GBM) brain cancer.

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Mary Htoo (in red) sings among other Karen youth at a house blessing in Louisville, Ky. (Photos courtesy of CBF)
Mary Htoo (in red) sings among other Karen youth at a house blessing in Louisville, Ky. (Photos courtesy of CBF)

Myanmar native serves fellow refugees through Student.Go

A 23-year-old has found a way to give back, through service and ministry, what was so freely given to her: a new life in the United States.

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2015: The year in deaths

The year 2015 witnessed the passing of notable Baptists reported by Baptist News Global.

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Popular concepts of Santa Claus derive from the real-life story of St. Nicholas of Myra, a fourth-century saint who lived in what is now Turkey. (Creative Commons photo by Eric Lanning).
Popular concepts of Santa Claus derive from the real-life story of St. Nicholas of Myra, a fourth-century saint who lived in what is now Turkey. (Creative Commons photo by Eric Lanning).

Baptist scholar investigates the truth behind Santa Claus

Campbell University’s Adam English is a leading expert on St. Nicholas of Myra, who the key inspiration behind the evolution of jolly old St. Nick.

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