By Tom StrodeWashington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – Pro-life advocates decried a COVID-19 relief bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives that fails to include safeguards against abortion funding that were included in previous measures to address the pandemic. The Democratic-controlled House voted 219-212 for the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, HR. […]
The virus is no respecter of persons and has invaded our Baptist churches with an unrelenting fury. Pastors and church staff members have not been immune to this raging illness.
By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) — New COVID-19 relief legislation that maintains encouragement for charitable giving and funding for a small loan program that includes churches gained President Trump’s signature on Dec. 27. In a sudden reversal, the president signed into law a combined legislative package that provides $900 billion for COVID-19 relief and $1.4 […]
“God has done so many things this year and He is preparing each of us for even greater things in the year to come.”
Willard died early in the morning on Thanksgiving Day. Wilma Gail followed hours later. The couple had celebrated their 50th anniversary in September.
INGLESIDE BAPTIST CHURCH/Special By Ingleside Baptist Church Media Team MACON – Ingleside Baptist Church will present “Celebrate Christmas With Ingleside,” an hour-long program of highlight moments from recent years’ Christmas musical presentations on WMGT 41NBC on Dec. 12 and 19 at 7:00 p.m. Starting Dec. 13, the program will be streamed on Lifeway’s Digital Pass, […]
By Jessica Gresko/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With coronavirus cases surging again nationwide, the Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus. The justices split 5-4 late Wednesday night, with new Justice Amy Coney Barrett in the majority. It […]
As many organizations regroup and alter services due to COVID-19, Camp Kaleo in Forsyth is essentially back to business as usual.
By Diana Chandler WASHINGTON (BP) – The nation’s High Court allowed blatant discrimination to stand in at least two cases limiting church activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito told the Federalist Society on Nov. 12. Alito referenced the July case of a Nevada church limited to 50 attendees when casinos were allowed […]
Doors open for registration at 9 a.m., with the annual meeting slated to begin at 1 p.m.
Current personnel at national WMU stands at approximately 40 staff members.