The year 2009 marked the 400th anniversary of the founding of the Baptist tradition. To help celebrate this notable anniversary, the Baptist History and Heritage Society created a new 24-article series, HISTORY SPEAKS. Readers of these articles are urged to print copies for themselves and even to duplicate copies for distribution and study.
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History Speaks to Hard Questions Baptists Ask
Reflections on 400 Years of Baptist History
By Pamela Durso
Baptists and the Poor
By Albert L. Reyes
Baptists and Religious Liberty: Where Do We Stand Today?
By J. Brent Walker
Who is a Baptist?
By Thomas R. McKibbens
Baptists and Worship: How Can We Improve the Experience?
By Emmanuel A. McCall
Baptists and Local-Church Education: Is Sunday School Ministry
By Dennis Foust
Baptists and the Family: What is Going on in Baptist Life?
By Lawrence H. Williams
Baptists, the Economy, and Violence: What is Happening and Why?
By David P. Gushee
Baptists and Resurgent Calvinism: What are the True Implications?
By Fisher Humphreys
Baptists and the Prosperity Gospel: Have We Turned the Gospel
By Karen Bullock
Baptist Survival: What Are the Top Challenges Facing
By Doug Weaver
Baptists and Immigration: Are We Welcoming Strangers
in the Gates?
By William M. Tillman, Jr.
Baptist Higher Education: How Baptist Is It?
By Michael E. Williams, Sr.
The Apparent Decline in Evangelism by Baptists in the U.S.
By William M. Pinson, Jr.
Baptist and Ethics: What Issues Are Most Important Today?
By Robert Parham
Baptist Churches and Leadership: Where Are We Headed?
By Jerry L. Faught II
Ecumenical/Interfaith Dialogue and Ministry: Are Baptists Ready
for the Excitement?
By John M. Finley
Baptist Interaction With Popular Culture: Traps and Opportunities
By C. Delane Tew
Baptists and the Internet: Are Baptists In Touch or Out of Touch?
By Bruce T. Gourley
Baptists and the Emerging Church: Are Baptists Losing Their Identity?
By William Loyd Allen
Race Relations: How Do Baptists Treat Their Brothers & Sisters?
By Pamela Smoot
Baptists and Globalism: What are Baptists' New Frontiers?
By Bill J. Leonard
The Baptist Name: What Does it Mean?
By Charles Deweese
Complimentary Baptist Heritage Bulletin Inserts
Baptist Beginnings, 1609
Baptist Beginnings in America, 1639
Baptist Contributions to Religious Freedom
The Move of Baptists Westward
Baptist Support of the Missionary Movement
The Spread of the Gospel Among Native Americans
The Preaching of the Gospel: A Baptist Tradition
Baptist Denominational and Moral Leadership
Hispanic Baptist Beginnings and Development
Baptists and Social Ministries: Nannie Helen Burroughs