Tuesday, 04 February 2014 03:36

Sunrise, sunset: The Church in America today

Across the United States, many churches are fading, some churches are closing, and a handful of churches are surging with explosive growth. What makes the difference?

Two Democratic congressmen invited the mother and sister of an American citizen suspected of illegal missionary activity in North Korea to Tuesday’s address to help build public support for his release from prison on humanitarian grounds.

Published in Politics
Monday, 16 December 2013 18:29

HSU grad beats limits of cerebral palsy

Sarah Turner overcame years of darkness and anger toward God but then learned to ask "what now?" instead of "why?" Her new attitude has freed her to finish college, become a teacher and prepare for a life of possibilities.

Published in People
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 17:58

How widely Jesus ranges

Witness amid religious pluralism requires respect and receptivity.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Monday, 09 December 2013 19:18

Church rehabs home for ministry outreach

First Baptist Church, Tallahassee, rebuilds home for urban missionaries, offering a glimpse of "the renewal of the church," pastor says.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 06 December 2013 18:43

Calvinists plan student mission confab

Rather than discouraging missionary activity, predestination “is the warrant and the ground of our hope that our evangelization is not in vain in the Lord,” say planners of an upcoming student mission conference in Louisville, Ky.

Published in Theology
Thursday, 05 December 2013 18:03

Baptists celebrate Judsons in Burma

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.

Published in Missions
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 17:58

Baptist seminary head wins labor appeal

A court in Zimbabwe has ruled on behalf of the former head of a Baptist seminary fired three years ago in a dispute over theology.

Published in People
Friday, 25 October 2013 16:54

CBF begins search for missions leader

A search committee will accept resumes through Jan. 6 for the next coordinator of CBF global missions.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:18

CBF Bahamas gaining strength

Led by CBF Florida, the Fellowship's partnership with Bahamian churches has become a two-way street, with island churches doing missions in America and looking for ways to provide disaster response in the U.S. when needed.

Published in Organizations
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