Women Pastors: Baptists’ Loss Is Others’ Gain

While March 21 may be remembered in U.S. history for the passage of health care reform, the day will always mean something different for me. It was the day that I witnessed a miracle. In a medium-sized church in Enid, Okla., I saw history made as Thelma Chambers-Young...

Mosquito Nets Protect African Families from Malaria

Living overseas for most of my adult life as a Baptist missionary, I came across a lot of suffering. I will never forget seeing elephantiasis for the first time in a remote village in Africa or the squalor in a Palestinian refuge camp in Lebanon. Perhaps worst of all,...

Ministry Uses Mosquito Nets to Fight Malaria

Lots of churches are involved in fighting AIDS in Africa, while a more rampant and deadly disease–malaria–goes largely unnoticed, says Charles “T” Thomas, coordinator of the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of Oklahoma. Malaria is something that...