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Baptist women paved way in improving race relations, historians say

Southern Baptist women were decades ahead of the male leaders of their denomination in improving race relations among Baptists in the 20th century, a group of historians said.

Anger understandable, but violence is not, African-American Baptist leader says

Anger understandable, violence is not, African -American leader says

Rioters in Baltimore sacrifice the moral high ground of nonviolent protest advocated by Martin Luther King, an African-American Baptist leader said.

Baptist Briefs: Alliance affirms improved relations with Cuba

Baptist Briefs: Alliance affirms improved relations with Cuba

At its 28th annual gathering, the Alliance of Baptists applauded attempts by the U.S. government to normalize relations with Cuba.

Prayer and community antidotes to fear, Baptist leaders say

Prayer and community antidotes to fear, Baptist leaders say

Experts with a variety of experience dealing with fear and its many forms—anxiety, angst, worry, stress—insist world, Christian and Baptist history prove faith trumps terror.

Baptist leaders support Iran framework

Baptist leaders support Iran framework

Leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, the American Baptist Churches USA and the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America are among four-dozen Christian leaders who voiced support for a framework agreement to prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons.

Renowned preacher and civil rights leader Gardner Taylor dies

Renowned preacher and civil rights leader Gardner Taylor dies

Gardner Taylor, an African-American Baptist pastor and civil rights leader dubbed the “prince of preachers,” died Easter Sunday, April 5, at age 96.

Baptist Briefs: Kentucky school honors BWA leader

Baptist Briefs: Kentucky school honors BWA leader

Campbellsville University presented its leadership award to Baptist World Alliance General Secretary Neville Callam.

Racially segregated churches ‘blasphemy,’ SBC leader says

Racially segregated churches ‘blasphemy,’ SBC leader says

Russell Moore says racial reconciliation is not just a cultural, political or social issue but a “gospel issue” for the local church.

Glorieta lawsuit dismissed, but plaintiffs file appeal

Glorieta lawsuit dismissed, but plaintiffs file appeal

UPDATED: The U.S. District Court for New Mexico dismissed all claims in a lawsuit an Arkansas couple filed against LifeWay Christian Resources and the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee regarding the sale of Glorieta Conference Center.

Baptist Briefs: Boko Haram affects Baptists in Nigeria

Baptist Briefs: Boko Haram affects Baptists in Nigeria

Baptist Briefs: The Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria has affected about 2,000 Baptists and more than 30 churches. Alliance of Baptists joined Bread for the World, Children’s Defense Fund, Faith in Public Life, the National Council of Churches and others to ask Congress to make budget choices that protect low-income and vulnerable people.

LifeWay downtown Nashville campus under contract of sale

LifeWay downtown Nashville campus under contract of sale

LifeWay Christian Resources has found a buyer for its campus in downtown Nashville, Tenn.

Registration for messengers and local hotels has opened for the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, June 16-17, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio’s capital city.

Baptist Briefs: Registration open for SBC annual meeting

Registration for messengers and local hotels has opened for the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, June 16-17, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio’s capital city.

More than 80,000 Bibles shipped to Cuba for churches

More than 80,000 Bibles shipped to Cuba for churches

Three 40-foot containers packed with 83,723 Spanish-language Bibles are expected to arrive in Havana March 25.

Baptist Briefs: Louisiana College elects president

Baptist Briefs: Louisiana College elects president

Trustees of the Louisiana Baptist Convention-related college unanimously elected Rick Brewer, vice president of student affairs and athletics at Charleston Southern University in Charleston, S.C., as Louisiana College’s 11th president.

Theology students report own lives transformed by teaching inmates

Theology students report own lives transformed by teaching inmates

It’s been hard for some to fathom how a condemned prisoner earned a certificate in theology on Georgia’s death row.

 
 
 
 
 
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