Baptist News


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]

Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

10,000 youth celebrate new year in Atlanta

Shouts and cheers rang out around the world as the year 2000 became a reality time zone by time zone. But the shouts in seven sites in the United... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Dotson recalls years in missions

Their main purpose was witnessing, and their greatest reward was helping South Africans fins the Lord.   Anneli and Clyde Dotson, retired... [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]

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]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Group buys slaves, sets free

A controversial Christian human rights group based in Switzerland said it had bought the freedom of 5,514 slaves in Sudan during a secret mission.... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Yother joins Baptist staff as graphic artist

Anita Yother joined The Alabama Baptist staff as a graphic artist effective Jan. 3. Yother came to the Baptist from national Woman’s Missionary... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jan. 6 2000

Alabamians react to Patterson’s statement

Rick Marshall Pastor of Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Montgomery “A break is not inevitable if the leadership will help prevent it,”... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Handover: Macau becomes territory of China

On Dec. 20, 1999, the first European colony in East Asia, followed Hong Kong in becoming a sovereign territory of the largest nation in the world.... [READ MORE]

Other Baptist-related News | Jan. 6 2000

Baptists network to take gospel to Last Frontier

Southern Baptist pastors and lay people from about 275 churches embraced a challenge to take the gospel to the ends of the earth during The Summit... [READ MORE]

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