Baptist News


Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

Columbine crosses displayed

The display’s symbols couldn’t be ignored. Spread out in the back on an exhibition hall of the Georgia World Congress Center, 12 wooden crosses... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Yother joins Baptist staff as graphic artist

Anita Yother joined The Alabama Baptist staff as a graphic artist effective Jan. 3. Yother came to the Baptist from national Woman’s Missionary... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Health | Jan. 6 2000

Christians more likely to divorce, study says

VENTURA, Calif. – A new study by the Barna Research Group in Ventura, Calif., says born-again Christians are more likely to go through a marital... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

Thousands respond to invitation

Southern Baptist mission leaders gave a simultaneous invitation to students attending YouthLink 2000 the morning of Dec. 31 to be on mission... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jan. 6 2000

Alabamians react to Patterson’s statement

Rick Marshall Pastor of Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Montgomery “A break is not inevitable if the leadership will help prevent it,”... [READ MORE]

Southern Baptist Convention | Jan. 6 2000

Patterson predicts SBC division

Southern Baptist Convention President Paige Patterson has predicted that some kind of division is in the near future for the nation’s largest... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Ridgecrest members share gospel with homeless

Students from Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Dothan, got a delayed start on handing out subway tokens during YouthLink 2000 in Atlanta. The 20 students... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Jan. 6 2000

10,000 youth celebrate new year in Atlanta

Shouts and cheers rang out around the world as the year 2000 became a reality time zone by time zone. But the shouts in seven sites in the United... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Sixth Avenue’s John Porter made mark as pastor; plans retirement

For someone who “never got far in life,” John Thomas Porter has certainly made a difference in many people’s lives. Growing... [READ MORE]