The birth of Baptist News Global — formerly Associated Baptist Press — 30 years ago today was the offshoot of a decade or more of theological rift between two factions in Southern Baptist life. But theological posturing aside, the July…
As if churches didn’t have enough challenges in the 21st century, COVID-19 has added insult to injury, Bill Leonard told participants in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly June 26.
White churches must use worship services to repent for the sin of racism in part by acknowledging complicity – active or passive, said Natasha Nedrick, associate minister at Greenforest Community Baptist Church in Atlanta.
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Barbara Francis, Baptist News Global’s business manager and advertising director, retired March 31, completing a 30-year career working for two faith-based news organizations. Francis was born and raised in Glen Allen, Virginia and currently resides in Ashland, Virginia, outside Richmond….
Stephenson was an outspoken advocate for a free Baptist press and served more than a decade on the board of directors of Associated Baptist Press, the predecessor of Baptist News Global, during its nascent years.
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“The more you worship, the better you feel about people who don’t worship with you,” Dougherty said. “It’s a community building experience that extends beyond the doors of the religious community.”
William Reilly was in church quite a bit in the months before finishing seminary and becoming a Baptist pastor earlier this year. Normally, that wouldn’t be news. But in Reilly’s case it is because he worshiped at up to 30 different churches September to March. And many of them weren’t Baptist churches.