Baptist News

Conferences | Feb. 24 2000

Approved plan revitalizes conference centers

NASHVILLE — The direction and concepts outlined in a 15-year revitalization plan for Glorieta (N.M) and Ridgecrest (N.C.) conference centers... [READ MORE]

National News | Feb. 24 2000

Homer Lindsay dies suddenly; fighting cancer

The pastor of the nation’s second-largest Southern Baptist church died Feb. 13, nine days after being diagnosed with lymphoma. Homer Lindsay... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Feb. 24 2000

Truett Seminary to construct first building

WACO, Texas — Meeting under a huge white tent he compared to the Israelites’ tabernacle in the wilderness, George W. Truett Theological... [READ MORE]

Churches | Feb. 24 2000

Churches boost security following attacks

The Tampa, Fla., police department has advised two Southern Baptist churches to increase their security after the churches were vandalized by... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 24 2000

Kenya missions trip heightens awareness of WorldSong staffers

A recent missions trip to Kenya in east Africa provided seven camp staff members from WorldSong Missions Place with experiences to share with... [READ MORE]

Churches | Feb. 24 2000

Church leaders lay hands on governor

Before Ronnie Musgrove came to Jackson Jan. 11 to take the oath of office as Mississippi’s first Southern Baptist governor in 20 years,... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Feb. 24 2000

Prisoners celebrate degrees

As the Louisiana State Penitentiary inmates sang, their faces shined. With hands raised toward heaven, the men clad in black gowns and caps celebrated... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 24 2000

Health system gets Web site

A newly established Web site ( allows the Baptist health System (BHS) to serve a larger community, said Kaye Sutley, BHS corporate... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 24 2000

Children’s Home collects labels for valuable items

Green stamps for cookware. Cereal box tops for Betty Crocker™ items. Grocery receipts for computers. Over the last 50 years, many have... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 24 2000

First, Pelham, holds services in church’s new sanctuary

For months the members of First Baptist Church, Pelham, had been anticipating “2-20-2000,” a day the congregation would hold the... [READ MORE]