Vicki Brown

Vicki Brown

Vicki Brown is associate editor of Word & Way, in which this story originally appeared.

The president and CEO of a Baptist conference center could face penalties if convicted of solicitation.

But how that plays out in denominations of autonomous congregations can be tricky.

Seminary president believes upheaval has enhanced churches’ unity.

Carolyn O’Neill sort of fell into her career, but she believes God directed her to it.

Artists and pastors say artistic expression transforms the experience of sacred space and time — and that Baptists are catching on.

The action follows the convention’s loss in a lawsuit to reclaim ownership of Windermere Baptist Conference Center.

Attorneys’ fees, courts costs and interest could total more than $5 million.

Immigrants from all over Africa find a warm place at First Baptist Church in Columbia, Mo., in part because of one man’s experience.

Friday, 13 December 2013 14:45

Go tell it, clearly and simply, experts say

Don’t let the wave of communication at Christmas time — in the form of cards, e-mails, postings, podcasts and tweets — drown out the gospel message, experts say.

Friday, 01 November 2013 12:40

Church, state and taxes spark debate

Some say a ban that prevents tax-exempt charities from publicly endorsing or opposing candidates for political office violates churches’ constitutional rights. Others say maintaining a “wall of separation” between church and state is best for both.

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