TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_CONTENT TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_NAV
Former SBC agency executive Grady Cothen dies at 96

Former SBC agency executive Grady Cothen dies at 96

Grady Cothen, who served as president of the Baptist Sunday School Board from 1975 to 1984, died May 19 in Ridgeland, Miss. He was 96.

       
Prestonwood to resume undesignated Cooperative Program giving

Prestonwood to resume undesignated Cooperative Program giving

Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano announced it will resume giving through the Cooperative Program after two months of evaluating its support of Southern Baptist missions and ministries.

       
U.S. entry to WWI remembered as chaplaincy catalyst

U.S. entry to WWI remembered as chaplaincy catalyst

The 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry to World War I also marks also marks the centennial of when military chaplaincy “came into its own,” said Douglas Carver, former U.S. Army chief of chaplains.

       

Prayer, evangelism and stewardship stressed at SBC annual meeting

Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines insists fellow Southern Baptists should anticipate emphases on prayer, evangelism and financial stewardship at the June 13-14 SBC gathering in Phoenix.

       
WMU explores defining moments at missions celebration

WMU explores defining moments at missions celebration

“Defining Moments” along the missional journey will be the theme of the Woman’s Missionary Union missions celebration and annual meeting, June 11–12 in Phoenix.

       
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.

       
Russell Moore

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.

       
 
 
Care to comment? Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , our editor. Maximum length for publication is 250 words.
 

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  Google+

About These Ads
About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios