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WESTBANK, British Columbia (NAMB)–For 10 years now, North American missionaries Kevin and Alicia Madden have lived 2,200 miles away from Kevin’s birthplace, Washington, Ga. – an historic little town located about 100 miles east of Atlanta. Today, their home and hearts are firmly rooted in Canada.
BURKINA FASO, West Africa (IMB)–Southern Baptist missionary Elsie McCall, 69, admits she gets a little “restless” from time to time.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–“The Difference” is easy to see.
WASHINGTON (BP)–Pro-life protesters are not extortionists, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, apparently putting an end to a lengthy legal campaign to convince the judicial system otherwise.
We don’t print rumors. It’s happened several times in the SBC. A church or agency faces transition and there is speculation about who or where or why but no one will go on the record because it’s not appropriate. All that’s left is rumor – maybe accurate rumors in the end, but nothing ready for publication.
If you are a Southern Baptist what do you need to know about the Cooperative Program? Is it merely a way to support the denomination, or is it a relevant, viable process that makes a difference in people’s lives beginning where you live and extending around the world?
Being married to “Mr. Evangelism” isn’t always easy.
If I told you that someone’s religious freedom was being violated or they were being persecuted, you would immediately think that I was talking about what’s happening in China or Vietnam. And while these are certainly the most egregious examples, religious freedom is also being trampled in a place that is, for me at least, closer to home: Massachusetts.
GRACEVILLE (BCF)–“Satan doesn’t care what you believe as long as you put it off until tomorrow,” Fred Wolfe, pastor emeritus of Cottage Hill Baptist Church in Mobile, Ala., told Baptist College of Florida (BCF) students at the annual Preaching Conference at the college’s Graceville campus.
LAKELAND (FBW)–Left with a planner emptied of seminary classes and church activities, Rebecca Hughes, the women’s ministry coordinator at Riverside Baptist Church in River Ridge, a suburb of New Orleans, found herself with something few women have – free time.
LAKELAND (FBW)–Earl Stallings, 89, former pastor of First Baptist Church in Ocala, died Feb. 23 in Lakeland. As pastor of First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., 1961-1965, Stallings was one of eight white ministers whom Martin Luther King addressed in his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”