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Baptist Bill is Still Baptist Bill

I was born on January 1, 1940, in Danville, Kentucky. The hospital, thankfully, had an incubator and kept my four-pound and fourteen-ounce body safe for over six weeks. Family members thought it was a miracle I survived.  After World War II ended, my mom, dad and I...

Isn’t It Good to Be a Baptist?

With the coming of 2009, we are celebrating the 400th anniversary of Baptists. No, we didn’t start at the Jordan River with John, Jesus’ cousin (he was a baptizer not a Baptist). Most Baptist historians today trace the origin of Baptists to a church organized by John...

Ann Hasseltine Judson: Missionary Icon

LEARNING FROM BAPTIST HISTORY Editor’s note: As part of an emphasis leading up to Baptists’ 400th anniversary in 2009, EthicsDaily.com is running a series of columns by staff of the Baptist History and Heritage Society about lessons from Baptist history...