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.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
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
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Oklahoma Baptist University have established a pathway for OBU bachelor’s degree students to enter Southwestern Seminary’s master’s degree programs with advanced standing, expediting their theological education.
By Alex Sibley / Southwestern Seminary
As a 10-year, active duty service member in the Marine Corps, Brian O’Day regularly moved with his family. He traveled to 15 different countries including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.
By Brandon Elrod / Baptist Press
There are seven more months before the next annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. But the race for SBC president may already be over, following news that Al Mohler likely will be nominated to run as the denomination’s next president.
By Yonat Shimron and Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
A majority white Baptist church has apologized for ‘racial prejudices’ that leaders deemed partly responsible for a favored black candidate losing the Oct. 27 vote for pastor, and said it will discipline those guilty of the sin.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press