Doris García Rivera saw just about everything during 23 years as an American Baptist missionary serving in Latin America. And it’s a good thing, because she arrived at the helm of the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America just in time to guide it through the COVID-19 pandemic and the massive social unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd.
Religious groups offer resources for churches preparing to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic
National and regional Baptist denominations and networks are among religious organizations to provide online resources and expertise to congregational leaders during the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Religion Notes: Amanda Tyler, Bill Leonard team up on history
-CBF Mississippi hosts racial discourse
-ABC-USA applauds Asian Baptist group
After health scare, American Baptist leader Lee Spitzer announces early retirement plan
Less than two years on the job and on the heels of medical leave, Lee Spitzer has announced plans to retire as general secretary of American Baptist Churches USA at the end of 2019.
Religion Notes: Jimmy Carter, Mercer University celebrate new medical clinic
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Mercer University officials are set to celebrate the opening of a new primary care clinic in downtown Plains, Georgia.
Super Bowl MVP offers key to survival for struggling churches, minister says
Leave it to a pastor to find encouragement for churches in a Super Bowl victory speech. That’s exactly what American Baptist Alan Rudnick does in his Feb. 6 blog post, “Churches, listen to Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles.”
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Lord of the flies
If we take seriously that Jesus is Lord of all creation, then Jesus is as much the Lord of the flies as Lord of you and me.
Religious liberty amidst religious pluralism
I spent Sunday with the good folk of University Heights Baptist Church in Springfield, Mo. It is a strong American Baptist Churches-Cooperative Baptist Fellowship church, and annually the congregation hosts a Baptist Heritage Sunday. Last year Dr. Neville Callam of…
American Baptists tap international missions head
A California woman who grew up on the mission field has been named new leader of American Baptist International Ministries. The International Ministries board of directors announced April 5 the unanimous election of Sharon T. Koh, senior associate pastor of…