A series of bad decisions left James Price’s life in shambles. He had no money, no car, no home and no hope. But an encounter with retired businessman Ronnie Neal is changing the trajectory of his life.
By Roger Alford / Kentucky Today
A Sept. 6 shooting rampage in Cincinnati that left four dead and two others injured led a city councilman to request aid from the community. Within minutes, Cincinnati Baptists began responding.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
Anne Graham Lotz has breast cancer, she announced Sept. 4, and she is seeking prayers for healing that would glorify God.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
A new survey conducted by LifeWay Research found more than half of Southern Baptist pastors, overall, do not have a will, trust, living will, electronic will, legacy story or durable power of attorney with health care directives.
By Leigh Anne Bowick / Southern Baptist Foundation
Compensation for full-time Southern Baptist pastors and church staff has lagged behind growth in the cost-of-living the past two years, and health insurance coverage remains low, according to a new study.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
The search committee seeking a successor to Suzii Paynter as the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s leader released a profile for the executive coordinator position.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Thom S. Rainer announced his plans to retire as president and chief executive officer of LifeWay Christian Resources in the coming year.
Nine Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees were appointed to a search committee to recommend the seminary’s next president.
By Baptist Press Staff
SBC President J.D. Greear said a Pennsylvania grand jury’s report alleging sexual abuse and cover-up by Roman Catholic clergy should prompt Southern Baptists to take all steps necessary to eradicate sexual abuse “from within our community.”
Karen Swallow Prior is an evangelical English professor in rural Virginia and a vocal presence in the Southern Baptist Convention. She made national news for questioning the leadership of one of her denomination’s most powerful men.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Alice Marie Johnson served more than 20 years of a life sentence for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense. Johnson, who was part of a congregation that met in prison, was released recently.
By Grace Thornton / Baptist Press
Capt. Jose Rondon, a U.S. Army chaplain, believes “there is nothing more exhilarating in life than seeing people come to Christ.” This year, Rondon has experienced quite a bit of exhilaration, with more than 1,400 professions of faith in Christ recorded at Fort Leonard Wood.
By Josie Rabbitt Bingham / Baptist Press