The company’s policy of giving back to communities that grow its products is aiding an American Baptist couple’s 25-year mission to improve lives in rural Thailand.

Published in Missions
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 15:28

Pastor accused of bilking elderly

Police in Connecticut say “Pastor Bob” Genevicz is a con man who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from senior adults.

Published in People

American Baptists were among the participants who discussed topics including a United Nations treaty on disability ratified by 141 countries but rejected by the U.S. Senate.

Published in Politics

“In a world in which the church gets a lot of bad press, you count a lot on the other end of the scale for us,” said the head of ABC-USA at a gathering of the NABF Disaster Response Network.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 20 December 2013 18:14

Critics: 'Duck Dynasty' star no role model

'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson should not be held up as a model Christian, progressive and moderate Baptists say. Nor should he be considered as a persecuted Christian.

Published in People
Friday, 06 December 2013 20:30

Baptists admire, mourn Mandela

Pastors say Nelson Mandela modeled a form of radical forgiveness that can help individuals conquer anger and resentment just like Mandela conquered apartheid.

Published in People
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 16:05

A passion to serve Liberian Baptists

Mercer University Christianity professor Richard Wilson will lead the Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014, a position that will require him to rebuild the infrastructure, faculty and image of the war-torn institution.  

Published in People
Monday, 11 November 2013 18:09

Baptists among forces helping Philippines

The Baptist World Alliance, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and American Baptist Churches USA are just a few of the organizations urging members to pray and give generously to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. 

Published in Organizations
Friday, 11 October 2013 14:09

American Baptist staffer elected BJC chair

The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, the only faith-based agency devoted solely to religious liberty and the institutional separation of church and state, elected new leaders at a board meeting Oct. 7-8 in Washington.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 20 September 2013 15:49

Baptists gearing up in Colorado

ABC-USA and American Baptist Association are funneling money to churches in communities hard-hit by flooding, while CBF and other groups wait for requests for boots-on-the-ground assistance.

Published in Congregations
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