HANNIBAL – If the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) rules in favor of same-sex “marriage” this summer, Christians around the nation will face increased pressure to lay aside their convictions about traditional marriage. For this reason, churches must defend religious liberty and prepare for persecution, according to speakers at the Missouri Baptist Convention’s (MBC) … Continue reading.
WASHINGTON (WNS) – The new State Department ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom articulated a robust view of religious liberty in his first testimony before Congress. Rabbi David Saperstein’s comments came at a U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing convened to discuss his office’s budget and role in combating religious persecution. Saperstein’s predecessor, Suzan Johnson Cook, served […]
NASHVILLE (BP) – Despite a five-year decline in church membership and a corresponding decrease in per capita giving, the national portion of the Cooperative Program shows … Continue reading.
NICARAGUA – Three Northeast Missouri women, including two from Calvary Baptist Church, Hannibal, participated in a Baptist medical and dental mission trip to Nicaragua in … Continue reading