June 26, 2015
OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABNS 6/26/15)—A new statement of vision and priorities to guide the work of American Baptist International Ministries (IM) during the next few years was unanimously approved by the IM Board of Directors gathered in Overland Park, Kansas on June 25.
IM’s board and staff give thanks to God and those who have contributed to its special bicentennial effort of spiritual discernment that resulted in this guiding statement.
Drawn from the Lord...
June 25, 2015
B'nai B'rith International President Allan J. Jacobs (Right) and Executive Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin (Left) present Pope Francis (Center) with a framed 1965 edition of The Jerusalem Post with coverage on Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council document that helped to transform Catholic-Jewish relations.
Supreme Court upholds major tenets of ACA, affirms subsidies
June 25, 2015
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/25/15)—The American Baptist Churches of the South (ABCOTS) has announced that the Rev. Dr. James Mitchell Harrison, former President of ABCOTS (2011-2013), has been elected to serve the Region of the South as Regional Executive Minister. The election occurred on Thursday, April 16, 2015, following the recommendation of the Search Committee, and an affirmative vote of the Region’s Board of Directors, and body of delegates attending the 45th...