Baptist News

National News | Sep. 28 2000

Ohio tornado kills one, injures 145; damages two Baptist churches

  Two tornadoes tore through a small town in Ohio Sept. 20, killing one person and injuring 145 others, including members of two Southern... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 28 2000

Evangelicals fail to stop China trade bill

Congress’ annual review of China’s human rights record before granting the Beijing government favored trade status came to an end... [READ MORE]

International News | Sep. 28 2000

SBC Executive Committee: No CP study

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee has declined to study the use of Cooperative program (CP) funds in joint efforts with... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 28 2000

Missionaries attacked in Uganda

A Southern Baptist missionary family in Uganda escaped death Sept.. 9 after bandits pumped bullets into their car during an ambush attempt. Larry... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 28 2000

Alabamian among volunteers witnessing at Olympic games

Thirteen proved a lucky number for a team from the United Sates competing in the recent Olympic activities in Sydney, Australia. Andrea Mullins,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 28 2000

Seven nations named violators of religious freedom

For the second straight year, the U.S. State Department listed Burma, China, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Serbia and the Taliban of Afghanistan as severe... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 28 2000

Anniston fire ruled as arson

A Sept. 15 fire that destroyed most of First Baptist Church, Anniston, has been ruled as arson. The State Fire Marshal’s Office announced... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Sep. 28 2000

Baptist same-sex couple exchange vows

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wendy Scott and Susan Parker exchanged vows Sept. 9 in a same-sex ceremony at Wake Forest University’s Wait... [READ MORE]

Churches | Sep. 28 2000

Church gives $10,200 to Boy Scouts

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A vote by city commissioners in Fort Lauderdale against giving the Boy Scouts $4,167 to help disabled and disadvantaged... [READ MORE]

Associations | Sep. 28 2000

Directors of missions plead to resolve SBC, Texas chasm

Texas directors of associational missions pleaded with all 12 heads of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) agencies Sept. 21 to do... [READ MORE]