When Phil Brookman preaches, even the virtual assistant Alexa listens—and dutifully obeys.
By Erik Tryggestad / Christian Chronicle
The Southern Baptist Convention should withdraw fellowship from churches that show “wanton disregard” for sexual abuse and lack of concern for victims, President J.D. Greear told the SBC Executive Committee.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
A Venezuelan Baptist youth leader was released from jail Feb. 15 after 24 days of what officials with the National Baptist Convention of Venezuela called his “unjust detention.”
The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board unanimously voted to renew its partnership with a national organization that helps churches reduce the risk of sexual abuse.
Rebecca Jowers wants young women who have been victimized by human sex traffickers to view themselves the way God sees them—as his precious creation.
Texas Baptists respond after an investigative report revealed about 380 ministers and volunteers in Southern Baptist churches sexually abused more than 700 people in 20 years.
Public worship that fails to include lament leads to spiritual stagnation and spiritually anemic believers, an Old Testament scholar told a crowd at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.
Christ’s followers must “make space” for people who hold deeply different views—not only in the public square, but also at the table of fellowship, a Christian ethicist told a crowd at Howard Payne University.
Consumer advocates and predatory lending opponents expressed alarm about a proposed rollback of regulation designed to protect vulnerable borrowers from escalating debt.
Baptist World Alliance officials joined the National Baptist Convention of Venezuela in calling for the release of a Venezuelan Baptist youth leader who has been jailed since Jan. 23.
The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty joined in a friend-of-the-court brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that a 40-foot cross on government land violates the U.S. Constitution.
Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System called off a proposed merger that would have created a massive not-for-profit healthcare system with a presence in 30 Texas counties.