Church food ministries serve thousands AUSTIN (BP) -- It was never his plan, never his desire, but for six years Ellis Johnson called the streets of Austin home.
"Six years on the street humbled me a lot," Johnson said in a telephone interview from his new home in Austin. Read More
Church's backpacks nourish schoolchildren MIAMI (BP) -- Every weekend, 830 children in Dade County have food to eat because Christ Fellowship in Miami sent it home with them from school.
The seven campuses of the 9,000-member church contribute funds and volunteer staffing to keep children fed when their schools do not offer free breakfasts and free or reduced-cost lunches. Read More
Md.-Del. Baptists adopt new name
SEVERN, Md. (BP) -- The Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware will now be known as the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network, reflecting the cooperation of churches in states beyond Maryland and Delaware.
Messengers affirmed the new "doing business as" name during the Nov. 9-11 BCMD annual meeting at The Church at Severn Run in Severn, Md. Read More