Baptist News

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Mar. 9 2000

Kentucky Senate addresses renting rights

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A bill allowing organizations to refuse to rent facilities to groups on the basis of religious concerns has gained approval... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 9 2000

Gardenia Mae shares gospel — her way

The petite figure of Gardenia Mae Firbatch saunters onto the stage wearing hiking boots, overalls and a well-stocked tool belt. “Howdy!”... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 2 2000

Alabamian hospitalized on Venezuelan missions trip

On Jan. 26, Tom Bennich left for a missions trip to help Venezuelans fighting to recover from flooding that hit country the week before Christmas.... [READ MORE]

National News | Mar. 2 2000

First Hispanic leads Texas executive board

DALLAS — Rudy Sanchez made history Feb. 22 when he became the first Hispanic to preside over the 231-member Texas Baptist executive board.... [READ MORE]

Other Baptist-related News | Mar. 2 2000

Professional baseballers urge ‘follow Christ’

The billboards from “God” are everywhere these days. “Let’s meet at my house Sunday before the game.”    ... [READ MORE]

Churches | Mar. 2 2000

Southern Baptist congregations set record

A record 1,747 new Southern Baptist congregations were added during 1999, according to a recent report compiled by the North American Mission... [READ MORE]

Europe | Mar. 2 2000

Sharing food brings hope in Jesus

As a bleak winter chills this once-communist country, many Bulgarians have food on their tables because of Baptists. A $65,000 grant from Southern... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Mar. 2 2000

Golden Gate ‘rededicates’ chapel

MILL VALLEY, Calif. — In what was meant to be a multipurpose room when it was built more than 40 years ago, Golden Gate Seminary rededicated... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 2 2000

‘Jesus on Leadership’ conference set for April 3

A conference examining Jesus’ leadership is scheduled for April 3 at Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church in Elmore. Gene Wilkes, pastor of Legacy... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 2 2000

Ministry to Armed Forces gets new chair

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Robert C. Vickers, director of the chaplaincy evangelism team at the North American Mission Board (NAMB), has been elected... [READ MORE]