A group of Southern Baptists announced Jan. 14 their intention to nominate Randy Adams, executive director of the Northwest Baptist Convention, as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
By Tess Schoonhoven / Baptist Press
Persistent rumors linking the Evangelical Immigration Table and Southern Baptists’ Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission to progressive billionaire George Soros prompted Baptist Press to publish an “explainer” disputing those claims.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Stephen Feinstein, pastor of Sovereign Way Christian Church in Hesperia, Calif., will be nominated for second vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the SBC annual meeting in June 2020 in Orlando.
By Baptist Press Staff
Southern Baptists marked a year of transitions at several national entities in 2019, and they launched an initiative to help churches care for individuals affected by sexual abuse and harassment.
By Tobin Perry / Baptist Press
For the vulnerable and the hurting, Baptist Friendship House has stood as a beacon of hope in the heart of New Orleans for 75 years. For the past 20-plus years, Kay Bennett has played a key role in sharing that hope with area residents in need.
By Trennis Henderson / Woman's Missionary Union
Carrie Jernigan’s routine trip to discount shoe store turned into a massive outreach affecting the whole town of Alma, Ark., after she bought all the inventory at a shoe store’s going-out-of-business-sale to give to children in need.
By Sara Davis / Arkansas Baptist News
Donations at the Lattes for Lottie coffee counter at Mount Harmony Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tenn., not only raise money for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions, but also raise awareness about the offering’s namesake.
By Leslie Peacock Caldwell / International Mission Board
Nearly half of New Mexico’s population is Hispanic—the highest share in the United States. Yet only 57 Hispanic Baptist churches minister to fewer than 3,000 Hispanics on any given Sunday across the state.
By Keila Diaz / Baptist Press
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary denied charges by a former humanities professor, who identifies as a previously gay abuse survivor, that he was fired because he refused to stop talking about homosexuality and sex abuse.
For Megan Lively, speaking publicly about her sexual assault 16 years ago on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary still is stressful.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
Beth Moore preached a momentous sermon during the inaugural National Preaching Conference hosted by Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.
By Eric Black / Editor
A newly discovered letter from one former prominent leader of the Southern Baptist Convention to another reveals a depth of mistrust and suspicion toward the denomination’s first black president.
By Adelle M. Banks & Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service