Baptist Press

FIRST-PERSON: What we can learn from the shepherds

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/800759cf-19bb-490b-9703-7e67bfdd7e87-Milton... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> CARY, N.C. (BP) -- In the synoptic Gospels, Luke 2:8-20, Dr. Luke records the glorious announcement that Jesus Christ had been born in Bethlehem. There was nothing ordinary about this special message.

Fairness for All Act draws opposition from both sides

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/e713a709-12d0-42a0-9026-c3d63a7641ab-fairne... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- A new congressional proposal seeking to balance religious freedom and gay rights is a misguided effort that will fail to achieve its stated goals, according to the Southern Baptis

Arkansas Baptist buys out Payless store, inspires town

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/36385b98-055d-4760-ae80-007579a3d001-Carrie... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ALMA, Ark. (BP) -- Carrie Jernigan recently took her kids shoe shopping for an upcoming family vacation when her daughter, Harper, brought a pair of Avenger shoes to her.

Short-term missions leads to long-term commitment

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/926fd751-d412-44a2-b51c-4f11466a7a90-Molly-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- life changes they are facing. They discuss holiday plans, an upcoming family wedding and the Sundays that they will have left with their home church.

Minnesota-Wisconsin Baptists increase budget, focus on outreach

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/8e8cbd4a-aa2c-4143-9cc5-080723dcc280-MWBC-o... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> GREEN BAY, Wis. (BP) -- Uniting around a theme and common purpose of "Reaching the Northland," Baptists from Minnesota and Wisconsin gathered for their 36th annual meeting Oct.

SBC DIGEST: Women's Leadership Forum in West; SBTS doctoral program expands; Campus donated to OBU

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/84cf80d8-cd80-40ca-9eae-7094e2451f7d-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>LifeWay to host first Women's Leadership Forum in the West</b><br>By Joy Allmond<br><br>NASHVILLE (BP) -- The LifeWay Women's Leadership Forum will make its western debut a

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