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‘Fulfilling Times’

Chaplain Leah Boling provides ministry among service members in Hawaii Air National Guard The first woman to serve as a chaplain in the U.S. Armed Forces was commissioned by the Navy in 1973. Lt. Col. Leah Botona Boling, a chaplain with the 154th Wing of the Hawaii...

Bill Leonard honored with Judson-Rice Award

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Church historian Bill Leonard was presented the annual Judson-Rice Award from Baptists Today at a dinner event April 24 at Wake Forest University. University President Nathan Hatch, in bringing greetings, commended Leonard for his larger...

‘Poet Laureate of the Pulpit’: Remembering Gardner C. Taylor

May 2015 Feature | A civil rights activist who helped birth the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Taylor received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2000. EDITOR’S NOTE: In the July 2006 cover story, legendary preacher Gardner C. Taylor, then 88, tells of...