ANGOLA, La. (LBM) – Robert Hyde, the immediate past pastor of Grace Baptist Church in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, is now a free man after being granted parole a few weeks ago.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Christians have focused energy on passing down “the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all” for centuries. Each time one generation passes on the baton to the next, new challenges surface. Rapid changes in technology and cultural shifts, however, have seemingly made the task more daunting.
PLANO, Texas (BP) — Jeremiah Johnston, an apologetics expert and founder of the Christian Thinkers Society, was announced as the new associate pastor of Apologetics and Cultural Engagement at Prestonwood Baptist Church on April 24.
HOLLISTER, Fla. (BP) -- Widower Fred Hall had suffered three strokes and was in hospice when his pastor Dale Rogers visited in January.
NASHVILLE (BP) – As Baptism Sunday (April 24) approaches, stories of older Christians being baptized are serving as a reminder that it is never too late to take a step of obedience.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – On Sunday, April 24, Southern Baptists across the nation will celebrate Baptism Sunday as a way of recognizing the first step of obedience that new believers take after trusting in Christ for salvation. For years, Southern Baptists have looked to the number of baptisms that their collection of churches reports as an indicator of evangelistic health and effectiveness.
HAVANA (BP) – Bárbaro Abel Marrero Castellanos, dean of the Baptist Seminary in Havana and president of the Baptist Convention of Western Cuba, was invited to participate in a panel discussion concerning the public’s opinion of the new Cuban Family Code on Palabra Precisa (Precise Word), a TV show on the Cubavisión Network.
THOMASVILLE, Ga. – The number of new Christians in Georgia grew by another 19 in revival services earlier this month at Pineland Baptist Church in Thomasville in the state’s southwest region.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (BP) – The Winter World University Games are coming to the Adirondack region of New York in 2023, and Ryan Schneider, pastor of Saranac Lake Baptist Church and lead chaplain for the event, is looking for Southern Baptists to volunteer and minister in a variety of ways.
I recently met a young man in Kentucky who claims he never heard the Gospel. I haven’t been able to get past that experience.