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Russell Moore faces a challenging road ahead

Russell Moore faces a challenging road ahead

For Russell Moore, whose sharp criticisms of Donald Trump voters nearly cost him his job as the public voice for America’s largest Protestant denomination, the path to regaining a prophetic platform is just beginning.

       

Southern Baptist leaders stand by Moore after his apologies

Russell Moore can keep his job. But only after he apologized for criticizing Southern Baptists who supported Donald Trump for president.

       
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship launches network for mission leaders

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship launches network for mission leaders

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has launched a network for missions leaders to share best practices and encourage greater collaboration around mission engagement.

       
Moore for RNS

African-American Southern Baptists: ‘We are pulling for Dr. Moore’

African-American leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention are stepping up to defend the SBC's top ethicist, Russell Moore, from Donald Trump backers who have decried Moore for calling out Trump's moral failures.

       
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SBC’s Moore, Page unite in wake of Baptist controversy over Trump

Although a Washington Post story indicated Southern Baptist Convention leader Frank Page might call for the resignation of Russell Moore, the convention’s top ethicist, they patched things up in a two-hour meeting March 13. (USA Today/RNS)

       
Church plant emerges from walking the streets of Brooklyn

Church plant emerges from walking the streets of Brooklyn

When James Roberson arrived in Brooklyn to plant a church, he began walking the streets. Much like a door-to-door salesman, he was looking for prospects with no leads.

       
Baptist ethicist Robert Parham dies at 63

Baptist ethicist Robert Parham dies at 63

Baptist ethicist Robert Parham, who survived a bout with leukemia in 2005 and later was diagnosed with amyloidosis, a rare and serious disease that commonly affects vital organs like the heart and kidneys, died March 5 in Nashville. (BNG)

       

Jack Johnson, last RTVC president, dies at 82

Jack B. Johnson, the last president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Radio and Television Commission, died March 5 in Henderson, Nev. He was 82.

       
Refugees find a safe place to learn at Florida center

Refugees find a safe place to learn at Florida international center

In two decades, the International Learning Center of Jacksonville, Fla., Inc., has taught English and citizenship to more than 6,000 people from 108 countries. More than 1,500 students have made professions of faith in Christ while establishing more than 94 house-group ministries.

       
Glorieta owners cited for environmental and zoning violations

Glorieta owners cited for multiple environmental and zoning violations

Owners of Glorieta 2.0—the New Mexico conference center formerly owned by LifeWay Christian Resources—face fines and potential criminal charges for development, zoning, littering and public nuisance violations.

       
Prestonwood escrows Cooperative Program funds, cites ERLC actions

Prestonwood escrows Cooperative Program funds, cites ERLC actions

Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano has decided to escrow Cooperative Program funds to evaluate future support of Southern Baptist Convention causes because of positions taken by the leader of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

       
CBF launches Fellowship Southwest network

CBF launches Fellowship Southwest network

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is launching Fellowship Southwest—a network spanning Texas, Oklahoma and the West.  

       
Canadian named interim director of BWA women’s department

Canadian named interim director of BWA women’s department

The Baptist World Alliance named Moreen Sharp, president of the North American Baptist Women’s Union, as interim executive director of the BWA women’s department.

       

Baptist Briefs: GuideStone sponsors benefits training

GuideStone Financial Resources will sponsor its first Employee Benefits Summit March 27-29 in Dallas.

       
Baptist church in Washington calls lesbian couple as pastors

Baptist church in Washington calls lesbian couple as pastors

Calvary Baptist Church, a 155-year-old congregation in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., named a same-sex married couple as co-pastors.

       
 
 
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