DURHAM, N.C. (BP)--As I prepare for the impending fourth walk across America, I have reflected on the 29 years of ministry entrusted to me by our Lord.
DURHAM, N.C. (BP)--The unveiling of the local church-based treatment and recovery program HIS Way by Ted Stone Ministries in a Baptist Press news article July 13 has produced positive responses from readers across the Southern Baptist Convention.
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A plant fire and subsequent explosions in El Dorado, Ark., rallied members of West Side Baptist Church to provide temporary housing to 125 nursing home evacuees and to meet numerous other needs in the community.
An overflow crowd at the morning worship service on Jan. 30 expressed their own appreciation to law enforcement, fire department and other community organizations that worked together twice during the month of January in response to two local tragedies.
My ministry partner stood and moved toward the speaker's stand in the Jacksonville, Florida church, echoing the heartfelt sentiments of thousands of called students studying at Southern Baptist seminaries. "My name is Philip Barber. I am a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. As such, the first thing that I need to do is to thank each of you for your gifts over the years to the Cooperative Program. It is because of your faithfulness in giving that I am able to attend Southwestern Seminary. So, on behalf of myself, as well as the rest of the students at each of our six Southern Baptist seminaries, thank you. We are beholden. And I want you to know that you are impacting the Kingdom in this way."
INDIANAPOLIS (BP)--Southern Baptist evangelist Roy J. Fish charged Southern Baptists to turn a convention primarily designed for business matters into a spark that will breathe new life into the convention, penetrating the churches like a laser beam.
DURHAM, N.C. (BP)--Eleven years ago area media accounts of the election of Paige Patterson to the presidency of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary carried the prediction by the more ardent detractors that his coming would result in the death of the Southern Baptist seminary.