The Tragedy of Ferguson, the Tragedy of America

The Tragedy of Ferguson, the Tragedy of America

If you want to see the heart of America, take a look at Ferguson, Missouri, a town torn apart, and now ablaze, this day following the acquittal of a white policeman who shot and killed an unarmed black youth. Not only is Ferguson in the heartland of our nation, it is...
300 Years Ago in Virginia …

300 Years Ago in Virginia …

Some 300 years ago a handful of Baptists in the colony of Virginia set about to form a congregation. Soliciting help from English Baptists, the Baptist Virginians navigated through the obstacles placed before them by the establishment Anglican church. Prospering, by...
William Carey’s Instructions to Missionaries

William Carey’s Instructions to Missionaries

In 1814 Baptists in America formed their first national foreign missions board, known as the Triennial Convention (it met every three years). Meanwhile, in England Baptists were in their third decade of doing foreign missions. William Carey, father of the Baptist...