Baptist News

Disaster Relief | May. 18 2000

New Mexico fire evacuees find shelter at Glorieta

A firestorm in Los Alamos, N.M., has sent more than 200 evacuees to the LifeWay conference center, Glorieta, and the doors remained open to others... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 18 2000

Nigerian president featured at Baptists’ 150th anniversary

With the new president of Nigeria, Olusegun Oba­sanjo, a declared Baptist, and the overall Baptist community numbering more than 3.5 million,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 18 2000

UM recognizes ‘world changers’ during commencement

The University of Mobile (UM) awarded degrees to approximately 450 graduates and presented its first “World-Changer Awards” during... [READ MORE]

National News | May. 18 2000

WMU ministry comes full circle

  Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) has played a primary role in engaging Southern Baptists in evangelistic social ministry over the... [READ MORE]

Conferences | May. 11 2000

Messenger cards

Alabama Baptist churches planning to send messengers to the 2000 Southern Baptist Convention June 13–14 in Orlando may request messenger... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 11 2000

Awards of excellence

The Alabama Baptist staff recently captured awards of excellence from two major religious press associations. The most recent of the top honors... [READ MORE]

Conferences | May. 11 2000

Joint ethnic fellowship

A "joint ethnic fellowship" — to also encompass members of Anglo churches — will be held June 12 in connection with the... [READ MORE]

National News | May. 11 2000

Larry Mize focuses on relationship with Christ

Few professional athletes have a clearer defining moment in their careers than Larry Mize. It was “the first full week in April”... [READ MORE]

Churches | May. 11 2000

Ex-seminary president faces charges

A former president of a seminary in Europe will resign his Florida church amid allegations he misappropriated approximately $184,000 in church... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 11 2000

Baptist group renews call for embargo lift

AUSTIN, Texas — In light of the Elian Gonzales saga, a Baptist group has renewed calls for the United States to lift its 40-year-old trade... [READ MORE]