Attendees at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assembly honored retired Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter and heard reports and updates on CBF missions and ministries.
By Carrie Harris / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
The 2019 Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assembly included a day focused on racial justice, including a worship service featuring testimonies from pastors deeply engaged in racial justice and reconciliation.
By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board met June 18 ahead of the 2019 CBF General Assembly in Birmingham, Ala., to hear reports and welcome new Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley and incoming Moderator Kyle Reese.
Matt Chandler, the pastor of The Village Church in Flower Mound, spoke to luncheon attendees at the SBC in Birmingham about an allegation of sexual abuse involving a former children’s minister at the church.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear was re-elected by acclamation to a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
By Margaret Colson / Baptist Press
During their annual meeting on June 11, Southern Baptists voted on a new standing committee and a constitutional amendment.
With “Pursue” as the theme of the 2019 Woman’s Missionary Union Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, about 900 attendees heard testimonies of how God pursues his people.
By Myriah Snyder / Baptist Press
Three women who experienced sexual abuse took center stage to address how the Southern Baptist Convention should deal with the issue. And they didn’t mince words.
Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear addressed the issue of racism while preaching at a historic African American church in Birmingham, Ala.
Southern Baptists communicated the good news of Jesus through word and deed on the day before the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham.
By Tobin Perry / Baptist Press
A new Southern Baptist Convention report on sex abuse, filled with the voices of survivors, acknowledges numerous ways the denomination has failed to protect members of its churches.
In the world of Bible teachers, Beth Moore is a rock star. But among some of the male leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, she also has become a liability.
By Yonat Shimron and Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service