Baptist Women in Ministry Launches Application Process for 2020-21 Mentoring Program Cohort
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Baptist Women in Ministry Launches Application Process for 2020-21 Mentoring Program Cohort

By Julie Whidden Long, Associate Director, Baptist Women in Ministry Baptist Women in Ministry (BWIM) is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Mentoring Program, which offers new ministers an opportunity to participate in two years of intentional mentoring with a group of peers. Each group is led by an experienced Baptist minister. These mentoring groups will serve as communities … Continue reading

In ministry to exonerate the wrongly convicted, criminal justice advocate emphasizes power of ‘story’
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In ministry to exonerate the wrongly convicted, criminal justice advocate emphasizes power of ‘story’

By Blake Tommey  Alan Bean and his wife Nancy had spent only a year in the small, panhandle town of Tulia, Texas, when the inconceivable happened—local police arrested 47 Tulia residents in pre-dawn raids in connection with an extensive criminal drug operation. “That is, according to the uncorroborated word of a single undercover agent,” Bean added. Nonetheless, the arrests resulted in … Continue reading

Downpour floods four Rio Grande Valley churches
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Downpour floods four Rio Grande Valley churches

By Marv Knox A trio of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship organizations are teaming up to help four churches whose properties received damage in flash floods in late June. Parts of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas flooded when 15 inches of rain fell in 4 hours. Several churches that collaborate with Jorge Zapata, associate coordinator of … Continue reading