Climbers make camp at a site above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro. (Photo by Tim Glover)
Climbers make camp at a site above the clouds on Mount Kilimanjaro. (Photo by Tim Glover)

Lofty fundraiser leads Baptist to climb Kilimanjaro

Hardin-Simmons athletic trainer takes on famous mountain in effort to raise money for global sports ministry. 

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David Hull to join the Center for Healthy Churches

A former Alabama pastor and key leader in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will assume the role of coordinator for The Center for Healthy Churches-Southeast.

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Wilshire honors George Mason for 25 years as pastor

Wilshire Baptist Church celebrated the 25th anniversary of George Mason's tenure as senior pastor with a weekend of activities Aug. 22-24. The weekend culminated in Sunday morning worship, with Rabbi David Stern of Temple Emanu-El preaching in both morning services.

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Pastor, former journalist leaving Baptists for UCC

Kathryn Palen, a former Baptist Press writer who for the last seven years has been pastor of an American Baptist church in Rhode Island, is joining the staff of a United Church of Christ congregation in Iowa.

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Past CBF moderator moving to UCC church

A recent key leader in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is embracing a new identity as a minister in the United Church of Christ.

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Preacher returns to pulpit after son’s suicide

Ergun Caner says he has no answers about why his 15-year-old son killed himself, but he sought solace by returning to the pulpit.

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Culpepper stepping down after 20 years as McAfee dean

Alan Culpepper — the only dean Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology has known over its nearly two-decade-long history — has announced that he is turning over the reins to new leadership at the end of this academic year.

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One of the most counter-cultural actions American Christians can take is to learn how to come to the table together, says Milton Brasher-Cunningham. (ABPnews/Herald photo/Norman Jameson)
One of the most counter-cultural actions American Christians can take is to learn how to come to the table together, says Milton Brasher-Cunningham. (ABPnews/Herald photo/Norman Jameson)

‘Don’t eat alone’ is metaphor for healthy Christian life, says minister-chef

Milton Brasher-Cunningham sees an interweaving of food, faith and relationships around the table.

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Pastor repents for interaction with suicidal teen

A Southern Baptist citizen journalist says he regrets involving a teenager who recently ended his own life in a long-running controversy concerning the boy’s father.

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Search for lobbyist’s wife enters second month

Lynn Messer, wife of a Missouri Baptist lobbyist, is still missing a month after disappearing from her home in southeast Missouri.

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