Monday, 29 July 2013 15:47

Youth trip boosts Miss. Delta town

Groundwork laid by CBF pastor and Shaw, Miss., native Jason Coker enabled youth from Houston's South Main Baptist Church to host a VBS program that many credit for helping bridge a racial gap in the impoverished and segregated town.

Published in Congregations

With Congress planning to recess Aug. 5 before addressing budget sequestration, Christian leaders issued a reminder that lawmakers must make hungry and poor people a priority as they consider the nation’s fiscal challenges.

Published in Social Issues

A McCreary County family is the eighth chosen to benefit from Kentucky Baptist Fellowship's Extreme Build project that builds low-cost homes in Kentucky's poorest county.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 06 May 2013 00:00

Ministry gets artsy with fundraising

Touching Miami with Love auctions artwork by students and professionals to feed impoverished youth.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 17:34

Mother’s Day hunger goal $1 million

Each year Texas Baptists observe Mother’s Day with an offering to help mothers in need put food on their tables.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 22 March 2013 19:19

Baptists go after payday loans

Acting against predatory lending is both biblical and Baptist.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 21 March 2013 14:41

Activist pastor Gordon Cosby dies

Gordon Cosby, visionary founder of a Washington, D.C., church known for social activism, has died.

Published in People
Monday, 04 March 2013 17:19

I left the church. Don’t hate me

Sometimes a call to ministry takes an unexpected turn.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 20:40

Okla. medical ministry to grow with grant

A $7.7 million grant will boost operations of Good Shepherd Ministries, an arm of First Baptist, Oklahoma City.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 25 February 2013 19:57

Letter: Shield poor from sequestration

Leaders of dozens of faith-based organizations warn that looming government budget cuts could have dire consequences for the poor.

Published in Politics
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