Baptist News

International News | May. 18 2000

Missionaries recovering after carjacking

A Southern Baptist missionary in Cote d’Ivoire was wounded May 8 when gunmen hijacked his car and drove away with the missionary’s... [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]

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

Rebuilding seminary may cost $5.3 million

Baptists in Nigeria are sifting through the ashes and counting the cost after the Baptist seminary in Kaduna was attacked during riots in late... [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]

Asia | May. 11 2000

Russian lawyer works for religious rights

Gains in religious freedom in Russia during the past 10 years have been limited and Christians are still struggling to voice their beliefs, according... [READ MORE]

Southern Baptist Convention | May. 11 2000

SBC 2000 Program

TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 13 8:00    Inspirational music: Celebration Choir and Orchestra, South Biscayne Baptist, North Port, Fla.,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 11 2000

Golloher receives missionary appointment

  Sonya Golloher, a native of Florala, was recently appointed by the North American Mission Board (NAMB) to serve as a missionary in Savannah,... [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]