Several board members have resigned from a neo-Calvinist evangelical group that released a trailer of a planned film linking prominent Southern Baptists with a conspiracy to promote social justice advocacy in evangelical churches.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Southern Baptist Convention leaders met in Tijuana with leaders of the National Baptist Convention of Mexico, Baptist pastors and Southern Baptist workers in Mexico to learn about ministry to people caught in the crisis on the border.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
D. August “Augie” Boto announced he will retire from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee effective Sept. 30.
By Art Toalston / Baptist Press
A video posted by a neo-Calvinist group paints Beth Moore, Russell Moore and others as part of a conspiracy to introduce social justice advocacy into evangelical churches.
By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service
Louisiana Baptist pastors employed social media to reach out to congregations they had urged stay home out of safety concerns in the face of Hurricane Barry— with dining room tables, home offices and vacant worship centers serving as pulpits.
By Brian Blackwell / Baptist Message
Since U.S. Customs and Border Protection began releasing asylum-seeking migrants in New Mexico, at least eight churches affiliated with the Baptist Convention of New Mexico have provided, or are currently providing, assistance to migrants.
By Daniel Porter / Baptist New Mexican
Former Southern Baptist missionary, minister and state convention worker Mark Aderholt pleaded guilty July 2 in a plea deal related to the sexual assault of a minor two decades ago.
Four hundred evangelical witnesses, including Southern Baptists, sought to share their faith with Mormons who attended the “Mormon Miracle” pageant in Manti, Utah, during the pageant’s 53rd and final year.
By Karen L. Willoughby
LifeWay Christian Resources trustees unanimously elected Ben Mandrell as the organization’s 10th president during a called meeting June 28 in Atlanta.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
A woman who says she was stalked and repeatedly raped at gunpoint by a male student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014 and 2015 has filed suit against the seminary and its former president, Paige Patterson.
Paul Baxley, executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, celebrated the “capacity of local congregations to serve God in their communities” while also challenging churches to increase gifts to global CBF missions causes.
By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
Colorado pastor Ben Mandrell unanimously was recommended as the next president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources by the trustees’ presidential search committee.