Scholars, educators and ministers say a process is needed through which Baptist congregations can consistently and uniformly transmit Christian identity and doctrine.
No one outside the tribe is going to celebrate the conservative resurgence, so its heroes might as well celebrate themselves.
Witness amid religious pluralism requires respect and receptivity.
As many as 40,000 Baptists were expected to attend a gathering celebrating the 200th anniversary of the arrival of American missionaries Adoniram and Ann Hasseltine Judson in Burma.
A celebratory documentary gives one side of Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler’s 20-year rise from a 33-year-old Baptist state newspaper editor to the intellectual voice of conservative evangelicalism.
Contributions document how an ecumenical movement opposed an Alabama law illegalizing ministry to undocumented immigrants. The book should also remind Baptists that they were once reviled minorities, and that they should conduct themselves accordingly, a prominent theologian says.
Beginning next year, the historic Virginia Baptist newspaper will move to a magazine format co-branded and co-marketed with Associated Baptist Press.
Long a supporter of women’s ordination, St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans has chosen a female pastor.
A Virginia man believes his Baptist Christian faith and passion for the Bible will help his participation in the national Reformation Project to convince gays and straights that God loves and accepts homosexuals — and that the church should, too.