February 14, 2013

Baptists Learning to Love Lent

Jeff Brumley, Associated Baptist Press

Baptists are increasingly observing Lent this year if Facebook is any indication, with news feeds filled with announcements of morning, afternoon and evening Ash Wednesday services today.

Among the first were the folks at Park Avenue Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Lead Pastor Tony Lankford found himself smudging people’s foreheads with ash before they headed off to work.

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October 23, 2013
Baptists Plant Their Piece of the Bakken
Karen Willoughby, Baptist Press
People have been swarming to western North Dakota for seven years, most wanting to get "a piece of the Bakken" oil/gas boom. Will Page isn't one of them.The church planter arrived in August 2012 to give, rather than receive.... more ››
October 17, 2013
What Kind of Baptists Are We?
Alan Bean, Associated Baptist Press
In the 1950s and 60s, the unofficial public theology of America was dominated by theologians associated with what we now call “the Protestant Mainline”. A public theology makes biblical teaching relevant to the... more ››
October 17, 2013
Many Colors, One Baptist Church
Karen Willoughby, SBC Life
Locals say the cozy country town of Lilburn, Georgia—safely to the northeast of the I-285 beltway—began to attract immigrants and experience "white flight" after the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.Despite being faced... more ››