Finalists announced for Georgetown College presidency

Georgetown, Ky. – The twelve-member search committee made up of representatives from the Georgetown College board of trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, parents council, and student body is pleased to have selected three candidates from which a possible successor to retiring president William H. Crouch, Read more [...]
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Baptist women work together in social justice initiatives

After a five-year retirement, Thomasina needed to return to work. Yet, she lacked computer skills for today’s jobs. She soon got a fresh start at Women Mentoring Women, a six-week course designed to help equip unemployed and underemployed women. Building relationships with 15 women, aged 30 to 65, Read more [...]
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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship hires Perkins Lee, organizes staff to best resource churches

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has hired Ruth Perkins Lee as manager of congregational services and has begun to re-organize staff around the changes called for in the 2012 Task Force report. By CBF Communications The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has hired Ruth Perkins Lee as manager of congregational Read more [...]
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Essay scholarship contest focuses on religious diversity, ‘Christian nation’ claims

WASHINGTON— High school juniors and seniors can win up to $2,000 for college in the 2013 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. Essays must examine religious diversity in America and evaluate the claim that the United States Read more [...]
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Longtime Baptist Journalist Dies at 85

  John Roberts was Decorated Army Veteran, Longtime Baptist Courier Editor, and Gardner-Webb University Friend   Boiling Springs, N.C. – With heavy hearts, officials at Gardner-Webb University and those within the Baptist community are saluting the life of a man who claimed that his time Read more [...]
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GWU Graduate Surprised by Military Sons During Ceremony

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Dolly Wilson is accustomed to a long-distance relationship with her two adult sons. Both men have served in the U.S. Air Force for a combined 23 years (and most recently overseas). Wilson had already made peace with the fact that her sons would not be able to attend her graduation Read more [...]
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Crossroads Worldwide Comes to Gardner-Webb for 17th Year

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.— Crossroads Worldwide Summer Camp 2012 began its seventeenth consecutive year at Gardner-Webb University this week. For five weeks, the ministry will immerse more than 3,400 youth campers in a variety of worship experiences focused on this year’s theme, “The Dwelling Place.” Read more [...]
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Missionary Kid Explores Self Through Art

GWU Senior Elisa Beekman Reflects on the Fragments that Fuel Artistic Expression  A memory is a tricky thing. Though grounded in real experience, a memory is changed—fragmented, filtered, colored and shaped—by the very process of remembering. A memory is both old and new, both known Read more [...]
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Committed to Historic Baptist Principles, Dedicated to Contemporary Relevance

New paradigm with historic foundation -- Churchnet: A Baptist Network Serving Churches By North American Baptist Fellowship Is it possible to hold fast to historic Baptist principles while also achieving spiritual relevance in today's world? For the past ten years, the answer to that question Read more [...]
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BWA to participate in UN conference in Rio

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is the lead organizer of a "side event" that takes place during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20-22. The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is the lead organizer of a "side event" that takes place during Read more [...]
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