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….
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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.
Baylor lands huge donation for campus life An anonymous donor has pledged $100 million to Baylor University to be used for philanthropic purposes, the Waco, Texas institution has announced. The gift described by the university as “transformational” will boost its…