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WMU urged not to grow weary in doing good

WMU urged not to grow weary in doing good

Missionary Sabastian Vazquez couldn’t fight back the tears as he stood before a group of women whose legacy led to four generations of pastors in his family.

       
Baptists urge prayers, compassion and solidarity after Orlando shooting

Baptists urge prayers, compassion and solidarity after Orlando shooting

Baptists joined others from varied faith communities in calling for prayer, compassion and solidarity after a gunman killed 49 people and injured another 53 at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

       
Ferguson church tells community, ‘We are here for you’

Ferguson church tells community, ‘We are here for you’

A metro St. Louis church reintroduced itself to a couple thousand of its neighbors prior to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

       
Hundreds come to faith in Christ during Crossover events

Hundreds come to faith in Christ during Crossover events

Southern Baptist volunteers reported more than 350 professions of faith in Jesus Christ during Crossover events throughout metro St. Louis, held prior to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

       
Georgia Baptist editor claims religious freedom not for Muslims

Georgia Baptist editor claims religious freedom not for Muslims

Religious freedom is a foundational Baptist tenet, but apparently one church official in Georgia didn’t get the memo, at least as it applies to Islam.

       
Golden Gate Seminary closes Mill Valley campus

Golden Gate Seminary closes Mill Valley campus

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary closed its main campus in the San Francisco Bay Area June 3 to prepare for its 400-mile move to Southern California.

       

SBC lost members, gained congregations in 2015

Statistics reported by LifeWay Christian Resources show an increase in churches but declines in overall membership and baptisms for the Southern Baptist Convention last year.

       
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Jimmy Carter pushes for interracial Baptist cooperation

At 91, former President Jimmy Carter remains energetic in his attempts to bridge the chasm between black and white Baptists.

       
Nominees for SBC president respond to questions

Nominees for SBC president respond to questions

The three pastors who will be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president in June responded to questions.

       
SBC president among evangelicals to meet with Trump

SBC president among evangelicals to meet with Trump

Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd plans to meet with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about his faith and values at a June 21 gathering in New York.

       
Jimmy Carter sees resurgence of racism, plans Baptist conference for unity

Jimmy Carter sees resurgence of racism, plans Baptist conference for unity

Defending President Obama and criticizing Donald Trump, former President Jimmy Carter said the presidential race showed how much work needed to be done to heal racial divisions. (New York Times)

       

Lloyd Elder retires—again—after six decades of ministry

At age 83, Lloyd Elder—former Texas Baptist pastor and denominational executive—plans to retire for the fourth and what he termed the “final” time May 31 after more than six decades of ministry.

       
Long walk of obedience to God characterizes Meadors’ missionary service

Long walk of obedience to God characterizes Meadors’ missionary service

Clyde and Elaine Meador are known among IMB missionary teams for steady, unflappable leadership.

       
Missouri Rotary donates truckload of shoes to Buckner

Missouri Rotary donates truckload of shoes to Buckner

Rotary Clubs in northern Missouri donated a truckload of new shoes to Buckner International and its Shoes for Orphan Souls emphasis.

       
CBF continues fight for payday loan reform

CBF continues fight for payday loan reform

With new federal rules meant to reform the payday lending industry possibly weeks away, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship continues its fight against predatory lending.

       
 
 
 
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