SBC leader says Honeycutt’s ‘holy war’ sermon was destined to fail

Aug. 28 marked the 30th anniversary of one of the most memorable sermons in a long-running struggle between factions vying for control of the Southern Baptist Convention in the late 20th century.

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“Annie Armstrong” welcomes WMU visitors to her home church. (ABPnews/Herald photo by Bob Allen)
“Annie Armstrong” welcomes WMU visitors to her home church. (ABPnews/Herald photo by Bob Allen)

A picture worth 500 words: WMU’s 125th anniversary prompts a lively visit

Shifts in the Baptist landscape took on new meaning recently when WMU members touring Annie Armstrong’s Baltimore home dropped in on a once prominent Southern Baptist Convention church.

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Church holds final service before demolition for stadium

A historic African-American congregation in Atlanta is saying goodbye to its home of 143 years to make way for a new NFL stadium.

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Pressler says SBC controversy started in Houston church

“Conservative resurgence” co-founders Paul Pressler and Paige Patterson passed on stories about the early days of the struggle to students at Midwestern Seminary.

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Festival to mark 300 years of Baptist witness in Virginia

Event marks the arrival in 1714 of an English “messenger” who organized the first Baptist church in the colony.

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2013: The year in deaths

The year 2013 witnessed the passing of several high profile Baptists.

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2013: The year in quotes

Following are some memorable quotes from news and commentary articles published by ABPnews in 2013.

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Suzii Paynter unveils her vision for “CBF 2.0” at the General Assembly in June.
Suzii Paynter unveils her vision for “CBF 2.0” at the General Assembly in June.

2013: The year in Baptist news

A changing of the guard both in moderate Baptist life and the Southern Baptist Convention’s public policy agency, challenges to Obamacare and the 200th anniversary of Baptist missions in the U.S. topped Baptist newsmakers in 2013 headlines covered by Associated Baptist Press.

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Obama lauds Baptist civil-rights icon

T.J. Jemison, a past president of National Baptist Convention USA Inc. who set the stage for Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, died Nov. 15.

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Baylor social work school fetes trailblazers

Freddie Mae Bason and Verlene Farmer Goatley broke the color barrier at the Carver School of Social Work in 1955.

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