By: Shane McNary
When national policies motivated by short-term political goals endanger the long-term moral authority of the U.S., Baptists, as U.S. citizens, must not be silent in calls for justice and freedom.
By: William Cowley
A full-fledged genocide can take years, sometimes generations, to explode, but each incident of genocide probably has a small, simple beginning. Sometimes, as simple as bullying on a playground.
By: Patrick DeVane
An empty baptistery before a morning worship service brought church members together, carrying warm water in any containers they could find. It was a baptismal service no one would forget. Nor should we forget ours.
By: Reggie Warren
The Baptist General Association of Virginia partners with the Ghana Baptist Convention to launch 500 churches and to distribute 100,000 mosquito nets in the African nation.
By: Chris Hall
Everyone should have access to clean water no matter where they live. To that end, BMS World Mission helped two impoverished communities - one in Uganda, the other in Peru - access clean water.
By: Frank Broome
When it comes to racial reconciliation, simply trying is not enough. We must do. And that's why the New Era Baptist Convention and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia found ways to worship and work together.
By: Lena Plunk
While many don't even think twice when turning on the faucet, 663 million people throughout the world lack access to clean water. Here's what the national Woman's Missionary Union is doing about it.
By: Bill White
After hearing a missionary speak about food insecurity, four young girls at Christ Journey Church in Miami wanted to do something about it. Their passion led to one of the church's most vibrant ministries.
By: Kevin Head
Noah, a young man in Kenya, received a life-saving operation this year. He is one of many people who were treated by short-term mission teams from First Baptist Church of Roswell, Georgia.
By: Bill Ross
Efforts by First Baptist of Marietta, Georgia, led to the creation of Pure Water Initiative Inc., a nonprofit that has so far provided drinking water to nearly 200,000 people in India, Indonesia and other nations.
By: Don Sewell
Christian hospitals obviously must operate with outstanding medical and business guidelines. But that's not the whole story. Christian hospitals carry an even greater stewardship than a secular one.
By: Debra Wint
Many wells in Ghana's frontier region were installed by outsiders and have broken down. Villagers can't repair them. Texas Baptist Men Water Ministry works with villagers to teach them how to repair these wells.
By: Dean Miller
Many horrible, even disgusting, things have been said and done in the name of short-term missions. Fortunately, many, but not all, organizations have learned their lessons.
By: David Harding
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is actively engaged to stop wasted opportunities to let water flow to the drinking water needs of the most vulnerable people, about 60 million, in Ethiopia and Kenya.
By: Angela Sudermann
God has been using health professionals to advance the mission of Christ through American Baptist International Ministries since 1821. To this day, they continue to serve in health and wellness ministries worldwide.
By: Bill Wilson
Over the years, Robert Parham's straightforward, no-nonsense approach to ministry has been unswerving and unyielding. I could not be more grateful for his life and friendship.
By: Don Sewell
I lost a great friend in Robert Parham. Attuned to injustices where many would turn a deaf ear, he applied heart-felt application to Jesus' words of "when you've done it to the least of these, you've done it unto me."
By: Sarah Stevens
In a culture that encourages and even demands self-centeredness, the church's role in teaching children to have a global and others-centered worldview is increasingly important. Here's how one church does it.
By: Emmanuel McCall
At a time when it was unpopular for black and whites to travel together, Robert and I became "soul partners" as we crisscrossed the nation in numerous racial reconciliation initiatives.
By: Gary Snowden
For nearly a decade, First Baptist of Lee's Summit, Missouri, has held mission trips to western Guatemala, partnering with local churches to provide leadership training and provide medical care among other needs.
By: Zach Dawes
Robert Parham was a unique combination of determined and compassionate, prophetic and pastoral. He spoke his mind about issues of great importance. He was not simply a boss and colleague; he was a friend.
By: Mary Splawn
A passion for food and hospitality combined at Mountain Brook Baptist Church in Alabama to make a global impact. Since 2010, women at the church have connected their love for cooking with the church's mission work.
By: Cliff Vaughn
Robert Parham was not afraid. Instead, he lived into an intentional moral engagement with his culture and world, getting up each morning, Bible and newspaper in hand, to advance the common good.
By: David Emmanuel Goatley
During its history, the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention has sent out many missionaries to foreign countries. Today, however, all of Lott Carey's missionary personnel are indigenous.
By: Garrett Vickrey and Lance Mayes
Many churches have a fortress mentality, which leads them to lock their doors away from the big, bad world. Here's how one church works to break that stranglehold.