National News


International | Jan. 6 2000

Missions Millennium: Ours was the age the gospel broke out of its ‘ghetto,’ spread around the world

If you were a European Christian on the eve of A.D. 1000, Y2K’s impact on your holiday plans. You faced threats like starvation or extinction... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

Relief headed to Venezuela continues

Relief has continued to pour into Venezuela following flooding in December that left thousands dead and many more homeless. To date Southern... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jan. 6 2000

Baptist receive White House apology over religious comment

White House spokesman Joe Lockhart had apologized for his comments linking the Southern Baptist Convention to organizations that “perpetuate... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jan. 6 2000

Hawaii High Court ends efforts at gay marriages

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Hawaii Supreme Court has ended efforts to legalize gay marriage in the state, which once was expected to approve... [READ MORE]

Men | Jan. 6 2000

Halbrooks chosen to lead divinity school

RICHMOND, Va. – The faculty dean at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond has been tapped as president of American Baptist-related Colgate... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

YouthLink 2000

More than 1,200 Alabama students found a unique way to spend the end of the 20th Century. They didn’t use the last days of their Christmas... [READ MORE]

Health | Jan. 6 2000

Christians more likely to divorce, study says

VENTURA, Calif. – A new study by the Barna Research Group in Ventura, Calif., says born-again Christians are more likely to go through... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 1 2000

Society offers mixed signals on proper sportsmanship

All the experts agree — today’s youth are getting mixed messages about the lessons to be learned from sports. “What has happened... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jan. 1 2000

American Baptists clarify opposition to homosexuality

American Baptists approved a clarifying statement about the group’s stance on sexuality in November during the group’s General Board... [READ MORE]

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