VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/14/12)—American Baptist leaders today asked American Baptists and others around the United States and the world to keep the community of Newtown, Connecticut, and those touched by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in their prayers in the days and weeks ahead. “May God bring comfort and healing to all […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/10/12)—The Board of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has extended to Dec. 17, 2012, the deadline for nominations for 2013 ministry awards. Nominations are needed for nine national recognition awards that honor American Baptist individuals, churches and organizations for exceptional faithfulness in ministry, in addition to three merit awards that […]
From November 30-December 2, 2012, Andover Newton Theological School hosted a gathering of more than 75 Baptist and Muslim leaders from across the United States to explore the theme “Loving God as a Pathway to Peace.” These groups share a growing urgency to seek to improve relationships between the two faiths. The Baptist-Muslim Summit began with […]
Observing Human Rights Day As people of faith, there should be continuous encouragement to pray for and act on behalf of all people facing human rights threats and violations in different parts of the world. The BWA intends to use 2012 Human Rights Day as a common day of prayer for the people of Nigeria, […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/27/12)—The Mission Summit/Biennial Planning Team, with approval from the Board of General Ministries Executive Committee, has announced a new registration policy now available to make it easier for individuals to attend Mission Summit 2013 in Overland Park/Kansas City, KS, June 21-23, 2013. Churches are invited to register for the 2013 event. […]
This past year–and especially this past month– has been a time in which the goodness of God’s people and the greatness of God have become eminently clear. I know for a fact that I am where I am today not because of my own doing but only because of the grace of God and the […]
Thanksgiving is an important time for the volunteers and guests of the Mission Outreach Project in Desert Hot Springs, CA.
Take a few minutes to look around and explore our new, user-friendly website! The highlighted image comes from our region map section on the Regional Ministries page. Here you can find region contact information and learn about your region office and staff. The new website is easy to navigate and there are less steps involved to […]
Rev. Suzan Johnson Cook, an American Baptist pastor and motivational speaker, was confirmed by the United States Senate for the post of United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom in April 2011. On Sunday, November 11, Johnson Cook was interviewed on CNN about her work as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. View the interview, below. […]
Kodiak Baptist Mission has been serving those in need in Alaska since its founding in 1893. One of its many ministries today is the Kodiak Island Food Bank.