The following message is an excerpt from a message given by General Secretary Roy Medley at Green Lake Conference Center/American Baptist Assembly in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Summer time, especially at Green Lake Conference Center, naturally evokes images and memories of hospitality, of welcome. Can you recall the most extravagant welcome you have ever received? Mine […]
“Transformed by the Spirit” is an ambitious initiative of the National Executive Council (NEC) of American Baptist Churches USA. The process will engage local congregations across the denomination in a journey of identifying the significant challenges that face our churches, our regions, and our national bodies in today’s culture, and wrestling with the changes that […]
The 98th annual Hampton University Ministers’ Conference is here upon us, scheduled for June 3–8, 2012. This is the longest running and one of the most important gatherings of its kind for African American clergy. This year will mark the 7th annual reception for ABC participants, scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, at 9:30 PM in […]
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/3/12)—Registration is still open for the 7-day World Mission Conference (WMC) sponsored by American Baptist International Ministries (IM) May 18-25, 2012 at the Green Lake Conference Center in Green Lake, WI. The 2012 conference, which will include a 3-day call retreat weekend (May 18-20), focuses on discerning God’s call to Christian […]
Check out what the American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware (ABCOPAD) is doing in Haiti since the January, 2010 earthquake.
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.