By: Greg Mamula Are Baptist churches part of a denomination? Or is a confederation a more precise term? In a confederation, each church continues to remain themselves while uniting for a common purpose.
By: Zach Dawes Religion can and should play a role in shaping society, but it should do so by offering a moral compass through public witness that retains a distinction and distance from politicians and parties.
By: Bill Wilson More than just a basketball coach, Dean Smith was an active layman at his Baptist church and took his faith very seriously. And years ago, he stopped by to encourage a group of boys at their RA banquet.
By: Daniel Trusiewicz Albania in southeastern Europe regained its independence and opened its doors to Christian missionaries in 1991. Today, about 160 evangelical churches exist, including eight Baptist congregations.
By: Stephen Holmes In their beginnings, Baptists did away with traditional distinctions of Christian life. Rather than being seen as discarding the religious life, it was more accurately an abandonment of secular life.