National News | Feb. 24 2000

Homer Lindsay dies suddenly; fighting cancer

The pastor of the nation’s second-largest Southern Baptist church died Feb. 13, nine days after being diagnosed with lymphoma. Homer Lindsay... [READ MORE]

Church Staff | Feb. 24 2000

Orlando church opens ‘Good Smaritan Inn’

ORLANDO, Fla. — In a modern twist to the parable of the Good Samaritan, First Baptist church, Orlando, will provide free housing for pastors,... [READ MORE]

Churches | Feb. 24 2000

Baptist church faces arson attacks

SUMY, Ukraine — A spate of arson attacks on a newly built Baptist church in the eastern Ukrainian town of Sumy has forced the congregation... [READ MORE]

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]

Church Committees | Feb. 17 2000

Allergies nothing to sneeze at for some churchgoers

Going to church can make some people physically ill. In fact, they may find they can’t be as involved in church activities because of the... [READ MORE]

National News | Feb. 3 2000

Graham picked as most influential Christian

CHICAGO — Evangelist Billy Graham tops a list of the 10 most influential Christians of the 20th century, according to a series of essays... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 3 2000

When in trouble, pray — Haynes

If you know Jesus, the fight is fixed,” said Frederick Haynes, pastor of Friendship West Baptist Church, Dallas, referring to a fixed boxing... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 3 2000

Churches need commitment to win others, speakers say

Churches need pews filled with people committed to Christ and determined to win others to the Lord, according to three church consultants who... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 3 2000

Revival can free America, Avant

America is a nation imprisoned, but God wants to bring revival, said John Avant, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Ga. Speaking... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Feb. 3 2000

Falwell sues White House, FBI over files

WASHINGTON — In a lawsuit filed last week against the White House and the FBI, religious broadcaster Jerry Falwell claims he was denied... [READ MORE]