The Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board named a presidential search committee to find a successor to David Platt.
By Julie McGowan / International Mission Board
The Baptist General Association of Virginia became the second Baptist state convention in recent days to tell any of its affiliated congregations that want to support the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship they should mail their checks directly to the Fellowship.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Baptists began to deal with clergy sexual abuse more significantly when a few women rose to powerful positions in denominational life, one of those women told a crowd at Howard Payne University.
David Platt announced plans to transition out of his role as president of the International Mission Board but will continue to serve until a new president is selected.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board adopted a revised hiring policy and implementation procedure that allows LGBT individuals to be considered for some staff positions but maintains limits for ministry leadership positions and missions field personnel.
Ken Hemphill, an administrator at North Greenville University and a former Southern Baptist Convention seminary president, will be nominated for SBC president, a coalition of Southern Baptists announced Feb. 1 via a Baptist state paper.
Two years after withdrawing from a closely contested election for Southern Baptist Convention president, North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear once again will be nominated for SBC president, Florida pastor Ken Whitten announced Jan. 29.
The Southern Baptist Convention has been added as a co-defendant in a lawsuit accusing retired Texas state judge Paul Pressler of sexual abuse.
Baptists have a biblical mandate and God-given opportunity to extend “the gift of abundant friendship” to immigrants and refugees, speakers told the annual meeting of the North American Baptist Fellowship.
GuideStone Financial Resources plans to relocate in late summer 2018 to leased offices about 10 miles north of its current facility in Dallas’ Uptown district.
By Roy Hayhurst / GuideStone
The North American Baptist Fellowship unanimously elected Jeremy Bell, a Western Canadian with roots in Northern Ireland, as its general secretary.
Cybersecurity and sexual abuse in the church will be among the topics addressed at GuideStone Financial Resources’ second annual Employee Benefits Summit in Dallas.