April 14, 2016
April 6, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (4/6/16)—The Board of Directors of American Baptist International Ministries (IM) announced on April 5 that it has voted unanimously to call the Rev. Sharon T. Koh, senior associate pastor of Mission and Community Life for Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles, California, to the position of Executive Director. She will lead the historic mission agency following the retirement of the Rev. Dr. Reid S. Trulson at the end of August.
Board President the...
March 31, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 3/31/16)—The Rev. Dr. Paul Martin, president/CEO and professor of Pastoral Theology at American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW), Berkeley, Calif., died on March 23 in Denver.
As ABSW’s president/CEO, Martin was committed to ensuring that the seminary prepared individuals for 21st-century ministry. Under his leadership, the seminary became ecumenical, serving more than 20 Christian denominations, including American Baptist Churches...
March 24, 2016
United Church of Christ immigration advocates in California, joined by dozens of other people of faith, clergy, and community members in a Holy Week protest, were arrested Wednesday morning, March 23, in downtown Los Angeles for standing up for the rights of refugees.
March 23, 2016
- This past Valentine’s Day, more than 2,000 spectators gathered for the 3rd International Marriage and Family Festival in Los Angeles, Calif. to witness Chinese couples commit to living out biblical marriage values.
March 18, 2016
[Washington National Cathedral] The Rev. Dr. Rosemarie Logan Duncan of St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Washington D.C. has been named canon for worship at Washington National Cathedral and the Rev. Andrew Barnett, founder of Theodicy Jazz Collective, has been named the cathedral’s associate for music and worship.
The new appointments were announced by the Rt. Rev...