“I want to be upfront. I clown for Jesus,” Charlotte Parrish of Calvary Baptist in Hannibal, MO, said. “The more you can intertwine Jesus through the program and the more you can get the kids to interact, the better off you are.”
A Baptist missionary convicted under Russia’s new anti-evangelism law and compelled to end his ministry there has lost his first court appeal in Oryol, Russia, but has vowed to continue legally fighting for the cause of religious freedom.
“We want to maximize our space as much as possible without building a new multimillion dollar worship center,” Robertson said. “The thing that keeps me motivated and excited about Philadelphia Baptist Church every day is that I believe with all my heart that there’s nothing God can’t do in this church that He can do anywhere else.”