God tells pastor to die with church and be resurrected together
By Sharon Mager, BCMD/Correspondent ESSEX, Md.—First Church, Essex pastor John Smith looks and sounds like a young Jimmy Stewart or
‘Amazing Grace’ visits Tabernacle Church
By Sharon Mager, BCM/D Correspondent ESSEX, Md.—Hollywood came to Tabernacle Church, Essex, to help promote the church’s annual Vacation Bible
Fellowship seeks racial reconciliation
By Karen L. Willoughby ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)—Racial reconciliation is his agenda, James Dixon, incoming president of the National African American
Students get ‘amped’ up through BCM/D and Skycroft partnership
By Shannon Baker, BCM/D National Correspondent MIDDLETOWN, Md.—It’s a beautiful formula. Cardboard boat regattas, wacky wigs, a zorb coaster, which
Local Christian band, LifeBlood, opens on first national tour
By Shannon Baker, BCM/D National Correspondent LAUREL, Md.—A local Christian band with ties to the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware and
Battling spiritual darkness in Alaska
By Sharon Mager, BCM/D Correspondent NOME, Ak.—The Iditerod could provide a pastor with an unlimited number of winter sermon ideas—the
Susquehanna Association sees first convert in Africa
By Shannon Baker, BCM/D National Correspondent BELCAMP, Md.—During their fourth trip to West Africa, members from Susquehanna Association and The
Keller Williams realtors and partners ‘give back’ to community at Open Door
By Shannon Baker, BCM/D National Correspondent BALTIMORE, Md.–Nearly 200 volunteers from Keller Williams Realty and its partners opted to not
SBC WRAPUP: Messengers pass GCR report, elect new president in 1st runoff since ’82
By Baptist Press Staff ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)–After months of debate, Southern Baptist Convention messengers meeting June 15-16 easily adopted an
Lee introduces new WMU president to SBC
By Julie Walters ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)–Wanda S. Lee, executive director/treasurer of Woman’s Missionary Union, introduced Debby Akerman as the newly
GCRTF: floor debate resulted in improved recommendations
By David Roach ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)–Amendments to the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force’s final report strengthened one of its recommendations
Stanleys address Pastors’ Conference
By Norm Miller ORLANDO (BP)–Charles Stanley — long-time pastor of First Church in Atlanta — and his son, Andy Stanley