As part of a transition to digital service, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
A Southern Baptist publishing executive recently revealed that she was a victim of alleged abuse for more than a decade from another Baptist leader.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
From the National Palace in Guatemala to the Oval Office in Washington, leaders of the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes have found themselves advocating for child sex trafficking victims on international and national platforms.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
As the Southern Baptist Convention grapples with how to address sex abuse allegations, Baptist networks that split from it over the years already have taken steps to educate and assist their congregations should they face similar situations.
Reports of ministry and cleanup continue to emerge in the wake of a deadly system of tornadoes in Alabama on March 3. The storms killed at least 23 people, including four children.
Amid ongoing discussion of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention, one SBC Executive Committee leader has resigned from the committee and another has noted some “stumbling out of the gate” as the convention seeks to confront abuse.
LifeWay Christian Resources Executive Vice President Brad Waggoner has been named acting president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist entity until a new president is elected.
Since its relaunch less than four years ago, Unión Femenil Misionera de Texas has emerged not only as a growing network within the state, but also as an influence nationally, leaders of the missions organization noted.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
A Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee workgroup’s statement on sexual abuse—and the public request by SBC President J.D. Greear that prompted it—drew varied reactions.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees tapped key administrators from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for top posts, electing Adam Greenway as the Fort Worth seminary’s ninth president and Randy Stinson as its provost.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
“Further inquiry is warranted” into three churches the Southern Baptist Convention president singled out for their alleged failure to protect victims of sexual abuse, an SBC Executive Committee workgroup reported—but not the other seven.
The Southern Baptist Convention should withdraw fellowship from churches that show “wanton disregard” for sexual abuse and lack of concern for victims, President J.D. Greear told the SBC Executive Committee.