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Faith and Culture

Pilgrims & Baptists: the little known connection

November 26 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press

Pilgrims and Baptists both emerged from a movement in England known as Separatism and are related more closely than most people realize. Baptist John Smyth pastored a church where many future Pilgrims were members.

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Southern Baptists & racial healing

November 26 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press

Southern Baptists have a unique role to play in America’s race relations following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an 18-year-old African-American in Ferguson, Mo. Southern Baptists have firsthand experience of the only lasting solution to racial tension: the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Church food ministries serve thousands

November 26 2014 by Bonnie Pritchett, Southern Baptist TEXAN/Baptist Press

While the annual Southern Baptist Convention Global Hunger Relief campaign provides an opportunity for churches across the nation to address the issue of worldwide hunger, churches in Texas and elsewhere daily strive to meet the endless needs of the poor and marginalized in their communities.

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Church’s backpacks nourish schoolchildren

November 26 2014 by Carolyn Nichols, Florida Baptist Witness/Baptist Press

Every weekend, 830 children in Dade County have food to eat because Christ Fellowship in Miami sent it home with them from school. The 830 students, who receive easy-to-prepare food in backpacks stuffed by concerned volunteers, are only a fraction of the estimated 30,000 hungry children in South Florida…

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Famous marriages ‘breathe life’ for couples

November 25 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press

Marriage expert Dennis Rainey and Michael Haykin, professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, discuss famous Christian marriages, like Martin and Katie Luther’s, saying learning about them can “breathe life” into the marriages of believers today and “give some guys and their wives courage to get real and be honest.”

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Laser engineer connects with S. Asians

November 25 2014 by Don Graham, Baptist Press

Walt Tucker is an MIT grad who is as comfortable starting house churches as he is building lasers to protect aircraft from heat-seeking missiles. Tucker moved to the Raleigh-Durham with his wife Katie after a mission trip to India made it clear God was calling the couple to reach South Asians.

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Marriage draws cheers at SBC of Virginia

November 24 2014 by Brandon Pickett, Baptist Press

One of the loudest cheers of affirmation at the 2014 Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia Annual Homecoming was heard after a resolution on biblical marriage was read to the messengers and guests. Nearly 1,000 messengers and guests attended the Nov. 9-11 annual meeting at The Heights Baptist Church in Colonial Heights.

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Snowmelt flooding puts DR on alert

November 24 2014 by Joe Conway & Art Toalston, Baptist Press

When massive storms dump snow accumulations taller than the average person, all of that snowmelt has to go somewhere as cities across the Northeast face the prospect of flooding and even more snow. Fritz Wilson, executive director for Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) expects state SBDR teams will be handling most of…

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Mormons grappling with their history

November 24 2014 by Benjamin Hawkins, The Pathway/Baptist Press

Leaders within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) are speaking more openly about Mormonism’s controversial history and teachings. Although the LDS church counts nearly 15 million members worldwide, estimates of the religion’s overseas retention rate are as low as 25 percent.

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Floyd releases ebook for prayer, revival

November 21 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press

Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Ronnie Floyd has released a motivational tool book to help pastors and churches across the SBC engage in concerted prayer for the next great awakening in advance of the 2015 annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

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