Baptist Briefs

Baptist Briefs: Caner suit dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a Georgia Baptist college president’s lawsuit against a blogger who posted video to support allegations that a famous “Jihad to Jesus” testimony is bogus.

Baptist Briefs

Baptist Briefs: Ukraine, Russia Baptist leaders meet

The heads of the Baptist unions in Ukraine and Russia met recently for the first time since a political crisis began last November, putting the two nations on the brink of war. 

Louisiana College to seek new president

Louisiana College to seek new president

Rather than losing his job or getting a contract extension, an embattled Baptist college president in Louisiana will return to the classroom with an honorary title, and trustees will search for a new president to replace him.

Pressler says SBC controversy started at Second Baptist in Houston

Pressler says SBC controversy began at Second Baptist in Houston

The “conservative resurgence” that transformed the Southern Baptist Convention three decades ago began in the halls of Second Baptist Church in Houston, the movement’s chief architect told seminary students April 15.

Russell Moore

Moore: U.S. pays price for ‘narrow vision’ of religious liberty

Russell Moore says the loss of the historic Baptist commitment to religious liberty has left U.S. evangelicals ill-prepared for current threats to the free exercise of religion.

Baptist Briefs

Baptist Briefs: Jeb Bush, Russell Moore to confer

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will meet privately next month with Southern Baptist Convention Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore, in an effort to reach out to evangelicals should he decide to run for president in 2016.

Baptist Briefs

Baptist Briefs: Lipper honors Guidestone

The annual Lipper Fund Awards recognized GuideStone Financial Resources for outstanding fund performance.

biblical womanhood

Seminary website lists aspects of ‘biblical womanhood’

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary released a statement by women and for women to counter misunderstanding and negativity the authors say abound on what they call biblical womanhood.

Golden Gate Seminary

Golden Gate Seminary sells campus, starts relocation

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary reached a sale agreement for all its campus property in Mill Valley, Calif., and initiated relocation of its primary campus to Southern California.

Baptist Briefs

Baptist Briefs: Accreditation of college under scrutiny

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools plans to investigate media reports that documents submitted leading to reaffirmation of Louisiana College’s accreditation in December may have been forged

Glorieta case remains in federal court

Glorieta case remains in federal court despite challenge

A U.S. magistrate judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by leaseholders at Glorieta Baptist Conference Center can proceed in federal court.

WorldCrafts Tour

WorldCrafts plans tour of artisan groups in Kenya and Uganda

A 17-day fair- and direct-trade tour will visit eight WorldCrafts artisan groups in Kenya and Uganda, Oct. 28–Nov. 13.

Baptist Briefs

Baptist Briefs: Proposal to merge two gatherings

Baptist World Alliance General Secretary Neville Callam has proposed the Baptist World Congress and the Baptist Youth World Conference be merged. 

Louisiana College

Former Louisiana College VP files lawsuit

A former Louisiana College administrator sued the Louisiana Baptist Convention-affiliated school, claiming wrongful termination after he filed a whistleblower report alleging misconduct by the school’s president.

North American Baptists

North American Baptists ask, what will we look like in 2064?

The FutureBaptists Convocation explored compelling visions for the half-century-old North American Baptist Fellowship.

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