New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary President Chuck Kelley announced his plan to retire at the end of the current academic year. He will continue to lead the seminary through July 31, 2019.
By Gary D. Myers / Baptist Press
When Pastor Brett Capaci spoke to his congregation about a mass shooting that stunned his city one year ago, he likened it to a terroristic “9/11 moment” for Las Vegas—and he even evoked the tears Jesus shed at Lazarus’ grave in Bethany 2,000 years earlier.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
The Southern Baptist Convention’s sexual abuse advisory study is “actively involved” in the first phase of its two-year process, and the SBC Executive Committee appropriated $250,000 for the study.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
WorldCrafts, the fair trade division of Woman’s Missionary Union, has launched a new initiative to benefit the work of Lifeline Children’s Services and families adopting domestically or internationally through Lifeline.
By Baptist Press Staff
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has asked to join litigation to defend regulation intended to restrict payday lending practices it considers predatory.
By CBF Communications Staff
After David Platt resigned as president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board, effective Sept. 27, the IMB trustees’ executive committee named Clyde Meador as interim president, subject to full board approval.
By Julie McGowan / International Mission Board
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s presidential search committee formed an advisory committee of faculty, staff and students to support them in their work.
By Alex Sibley / Southwestern Seminary
Launching a new era of leadership while celebrating 35 years of ministry, Baptist Nursing Fellowship elected Lori Spikes as the organization’s new executive director.
By Trennis Henderson / Woman's Missionary Union
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.
Anne Graham Lotz has breast cancer, she announced Sept. 4, and she is seeking prayers for healing that would glorify God.
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