April 4, 2017
Did you know that the American Baptist Historical Society owes its existence to manufacturing pioneer Samuel Colgate (1822-97) and members of the Kraft and Rockefeller families who noticed in the mid-1800s that no one was collecting records of Baptist mission work? The archives dates to 1853. Colgate collected 30,000 documents in his day.
Colgate saw those documents as reflecting the early work of the church in the post-civil war frontier and the role of the church in educating new...
February 1, 2017
For Black History Month in February, American Baptist Churches USA is lifting up and celebrating the lives of some of the denomination’s significant leaders through history.
Lulu Cecilia Fleming, M.D.