In 1636, Roger Williams founded Providence Plantation (later Rhode Island) as the first place in modern history where religious liberty and the separation of church and state were acknowledged. Just two years later, in 1638, he helped found the First Baptist Church in America in Providence, RI.
General Secretary of American Baptist Churches USA, A. Roy Medley, preached the following sermon on February 19, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Salem commemorating the 200th Anniversary of Adoniram Judson’s departure for Burma. Read and learn some of the history of American Baptist Churches USA – A revolution is underway. Today as we […]
Don Ng, ABCUSA vice president and senior pastor of First Chinese Baptist Church, wrote this weeks reflection, Window to the World. Learn more about Ng here: Press Release. Most pastors would like to have an office with a window. I have one in San Francisco Chinatown that I can see both the Transamerican building, with […]
Go to a New Land: Journeying Toward God, a conference presented by American Baptist Churches USA and the Minister’s Council, met from Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26 in Orlando, Florida. The conference marked the second time that the Orientation to American Baptist Life conference for new ministers and seminarians has joined together with the Ministry Renewal conference traditionally sponsored by the Ministers Council.