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VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/18/19)—At American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) board of directors meeting Nov. 12-13, members celebrated the steadfast, faithful service of retiring officers, President Dr. Clifford I. Johnson and Vice President Wendy Hagn, who served 15 and eight years, respectively. Johnson—the longest serving president—joined the board in 2004 and was elected president
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/15/19)—In a cultural context where the church is struggling to survive amid other competing organizations and commitments, pastoral leaders need a new leadership paradigm that equips ministers to serve as chief executives for making disciples for Christ. Father-and-son coauthors, Vincent Howell, D.Min., and Vincent Howell Jr., MBA, offer this “quick book”-styled
In February 2019, my husband and I sold our farm equipment and ended our farming operation. Farming is something that both sides of our family had done for generations. This act alone would be enough to break some people. Then came the bomb cyclone—an extratropical cyclone responsible for the blizzard over the Midwestern United States on March 13.
A founding member of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) supported its annual event “Taking a Stand: Corporate Action to Protect Human Rights Defenders” last month. Dave Moore Jr., director of investments, represented ABHMS at the New York City event at the Redeemer Presbyterian Church West Side. ABHMS
VALLEY FORGE, PA (11/11/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce the addition of two new personnel to its staff. As of Nov. 1, the Rev. Erica Van Brakle has been serving as national coordinator for American Baptist Personnel Services (ABPS) and ministrElife, while Minister Brittany Graves has been serving as associate for