Why Baptists Should Know Their Own History

The news that the Angus Library in Great Britain has secured funding to help make Baptist history more widely known is very welcome. As a nation, Britain seems to be obsessed by history – partly, perhaps, because we are taught it in such a disconnected fashion at...

Bold Blessing

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City Mo., on March 20, 2011. The Second Sunday of Lent Genesis 12:1-4a The story of Abram’s call in Genesis 12 is short but plainly said:  Abram heard the Voice and answered. When he acted...

One Baptist’s Heritage Travels a Winding Path

Five years ago a former seminary professor who was doing volunteer work at our church was cleaning out his files. He walked into my office and handed me an old legal-size poster that said “Baptists Through the Ages.” I had seen the chart in books in...