Monday, 11 February 2013 16:55

Church sponsors handgun class

A Texas Baptist church has found an unconventional community-service opportunity as interest grows in self-defense and protecting families.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 21 January 2013 15:38

DC Baptists celebrate inaugural

Baptists in the nation’s capital viewed today’s presidential inauguration as both a celebration and opportunity for service.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 14:21

Baptist deaths in 2012

Baptist journalists, pioneers in racial reconciliation and beloved leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship were among deaths reported by ABPnews in 2012.

Published in People
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 18:57

Arkansas CBF mourns student’s murder

Arkansas Baptist College and the state’s Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are partners in an effort to empower a community and model healthy racial relations in Little Rock.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 00:00

Life still an adventure for 86-year-old

At 86, University of Richmond chancellor Bruce Heilman continues to amaze.

Published in People
Friday, 03 August 2012 15:49

Education 'today's civil-rights issue'

A Baptist school in Tennesseee is at the forefront of what is being described as a new movement in teacher preparation.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 27 July 2012 14:08

Baptist News Wire

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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 was founded as a “Christian nation.” For the 8th annual contest, the scholarship money doubled for the top two prizes. Grand prize is $2,000 and airfare and lodging...

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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...

  • 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...

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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...

  • Baptists Open Doors and Hearts to Refugees from Burma

    As North American Baptists welcome fellow Baptists from Burma in their congregation, these refugees bring new life, new vitality, and a new sense of missional engagement. It is mutual ministry. As congregations minister to the refugees, the refugees minister to...



Published in Pages
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 20:05

New book tells story of loss, redemption

‘Maggie Lee for Good’ is a testimony that God is at work even in life’s worst-case scenarios.

Published in People
Thursday, 21 June 2012 00:00

Group builds home, hope in 10 days

Part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Together for Hope rural poverty ministry, the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship’s Extreme Build provides affordable housing in one of the nation’s poorest counties.

Published in Organizations
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