Jeremy Bell, a Canadian Baptist leader, is the general secretary of the North American Baptist Fellowship, a regional body of the Baptist World Alliance. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor interviewed Bell as they traveled together on April 20.
Elijah Brown, originally from Texas, started in January as the ninth general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor sat down with Brown in March in the BWA offices in Falls Church, Va.
(RNS) — A group of religious leaders is condemning a Missouri bill to permit people to carry concealed firearms in church without permission from clergy, with St. Louis’ Catholic archbishop threatening to sue if the bill is signed into law.
The bill would “broaden Second Amendment rights at the expense of the First Amendment right of religious liberty,” said Archbishop Robert J. Carlson.
Visitors to Southwest Baptist University can now see about 50 artifacts unearthed in Israel, Jordan and Syria. The free exhibit, “Khirbet el-Maqatir — A Journey through Biblical History,” will run through Dec. 8.
Meeting Feb. 9-11 with the theme “Community, Reconciliation and the Mission of God,” students from colleges in the region gathered at Windermere Baptist Conference Center for the annual PAUSE college retreat.
By Carrie Brown McWhorter for Word&Way|
February 6, 2018
Truth telling is not easy. Just ask the Old Testament prophets.
Threatened, beaten, chained, put into stocks, imprisoned in cells and cisterns, threatened with death, killed — “Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute?” Stephen asked the Sanhedrin right before they stoned him.