Baptist News

Alabama | Aug. 10 2000

Alabama Baptists volunteer nationally, internationally

Mountain Brook Baptist Church, Birmingham, sent a construction team to Portland, Maine, June 18-24. The church also had a senior high school... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 10 2000

Oldest black denomination elects femail

CINCINNATI, Ohio — The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest black denomination in the U.S., elected its first female bishop July... [READ MORE]

Financial | Aug. 10 2000

Arkansas Baptists rally against gambling

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Baptists and other gambling opponents in Arkansas are organizing to oppose a proposed amendment to the state constitution... [READ MORE]

National News | Aug. 10 2000

National CP gifts exceed $14 million for July

NASHVILLE — While many Southern Baptists used the month of July to take vacations, their faithfulness to Cooperative Program  (CP)... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 10 2000

Campus Crusade announces new leader

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands — After nearly five decades leading one of the world’s largest ministries, William R. “Bill”... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Aug. 10 2000


SYLVESTER, Ga. — A Baptist Life Flight helicopter crashed July 24 in rural Georgia, killing the three-member crew. The accident occurred... [READ MORE]

National News | Aug. 10 2000

Retired pastor finds work on tropical island

Paul McNeese retired to Guam to enjoy the kind of life most men can only dream of — living on a beautiful tropical island, playing golf,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 10 2000

Suicide victims overwhelmed by life’s demands

Survival is an innate nature LeAnn Nequette believes exists in most people. But Nequette, a counselor with the Crisis Center in Birmingham, said... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Aug. 10 2000

Can suicide affect a believer’s salvation?

The Ten Commandments provide a stern warning regarding the act of murder — “Thou shalt not kill.” But while the Bible is clear... [READ MORE]

Ministries | Aug. 10 2000

Simses retire from missions service in Ghana

Sherry and Bob Sims, retired Southern Baptist missionaries, could have never imagined when they married in 1964 they would spend 25 years of... [READ MORE]