One of the most significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions in 2017 could come in a case from Columbia, Mo., concerning the relationship between church and state.
Here are the ten most read pieces on the Word&Way website in 2016. Thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you around a lot in 2017!
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The Missouri Baptist Convention filed motions on Dec. 2 asking the Circuit Court of Cole County to issue a ruling for the MBC in lawsuits against The Baptist Home and Missouri Baptist University.
Members of Antioch Baptist Church in Ralls County, Mo., lost their meeting place during the afternoon Dec. 20 when flames engulfed the facility.
David O. Moore, 95, former chair of the religion department at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., died Oct. 28.
As voters in Missouri chose a new slate of statewide elected officials on Nov. 8, they elected a Baptist layman for the state’s second highest office.
The Word & Way Board of Trustees unanimously elected Brian Kaylor as editor and president of Word & Way during their annual meeting on Nov. 15.
Missouri Baptist Children’s Home works to find or develop “forever families” for children in Missouri.
Through the first three quarters of 2016, more than 360 children have achieved “permanency” through the work of MBCH. This is a life-changing experience for the children and the family.
The whistles have silenced. The equipment has been stored away. The sounds of laughter and balls bouncing have all come to a hush.
Sports Crusader’s Summer 2016 has come to a close, but the eternal investment is still resounding as children and adults from all over the nation and world have experienced Jesus in a refreshing way.
With a couple of felonies and a troubled history behind him, Wayne Gilliland was not the average Hannibal-LaGrange University applicant when he applied in 2012.
Members of a historic baptist church in Manchester, N.H., were given a temporary place of worship following a massive fire in December. (WMUR)
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Rise in Numbers of Jews Leaving for Israel from Some European Countries Not an ExodusThe Guardian
Right Wing Suspicion of Experts is Martin Luther’s FaultReligion Dispatches
The Favorite Bible Verses of 88 NationsChristianity Today