Baptist News


Pastor | Feb. 17 2000

Merritt Likely nominee for SBC presidency

Suburban Atlanta pastor James Merritt will likely be nominated as president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) when it meets June 13-14... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 17 2000

Lee Faces Challenges in New Position

When Wanda Lee assumes the leadership of the national Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) March 1, she will face several immediate challenges. The... [READ MORE]

Music | Feb. 17 2000

Grammy nomination a first for CenturyMen

For the first time in their 30-year history, The CenturyMen, a 100 member men’s chorus of Southern Baptist musicians, have been nominated... [READ MORE]

Social Issues | Feb. 17 2000

Ethnic president not far away for Southern Baptists

Declaring that “the day is over” when the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is “a white Anglo-Saxon denomination,” Paige... [READ MORE]

Books | Feb. 17 2000

Tour finds a variety of items

What does a Christian bookstore include? Is it for everyone? A walking tour of a LifeWay Christian Bookstore provides a glimpse of what a shopper... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 17 2000

Church bookstores meeting members’ needs

While Christian retailers are popping up across the state, some churches are looking inward to provide for members’ needs. Tera Ferguson,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 17 2000

Two Alabama churches hit by high winds

Two Alabama churches received minor to moderate damage as a result of high winds Feb. 13 that damaged several businesses and left many across... [READ MORE]

International | Feb. 17 2000

Board appoints Stephenses as international missionaries

Jerry and Deborah (Debbie) Gardner Stephens were among 55 people appointed by the International Mission Board (IMB) Nov. 17 during a service... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 17 2000

Mobile native Kelly crowned Miss University of Mobile

A University of Mobile student has set her sights on the Miss Alabama Pageant after being crowned Miss University of Mobile 2000 Feb. 5 at the... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Feb. 10 2000

Alabama wraps up partnership with Spain, forms strong bonds

Opening doors, knocking down walls and encouraging fellow Christians summarizes the role Alabama Baptist played in Spain during the 1996-1999... [READ MORE]

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