‘One Less Orphan’: Church acts on biblical command
In its "One Less Orphan" ministry, First Baptist Church in Arnold, Mo., aids parents in the process of adoption and those engaging in foster care.
Ferguson tensions show need for SBC’s Crossover
FERGUSON, Mo. (BP) -- More than 200 Baptist pastors and leaders gathered at First Baptist Church in Ferguson, Mo., on the day violence had broken out in the early morning hours during the one-year anniversary weekend of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Baptist leaders from the Missouri and Illinois sides of the Mississippi River met to hear plans for and the challenges of Crossover St. Louis, which will precede the Southern Baptist Convention's 2016 annual meeting, June 14-15 in St. Louis.