Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, which released a report last year about its connections to slavery, has denied a request from an interracial ministers coalition to provide financial support to a nearby black college as a form of reparations.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustees elected James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr. as the school’s ninth president at a June 5 called meeting.
By Marilyn Stewart & Gary D. Myers
James Clark has a perfect recipe for getting to know neighbors: Set up a grill. Light some charcoal. And put on some hot dogs.
By Eric Berger / Religion News Service
Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination.
Streetwalking late at night is not a typical Woman’s Missionary Union ministry project. But two nights a month, volunteers gather to walk a mile-long strip of Richmond, Va., and minister to prostitutes and others they cross paths with along the way.
By Trennis Henderson / Woman's Missionary Union
For Carmen Rodriguez, Diega Cordova, Emily Medina and Johanna Chavez, serving as WorldCrafts artisans with Graffiti 2 Works in New York City’s South Bronx has made a lasting impact in their lives.
Trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board heard recommendations from the firm conducting an external examination of the board’s handling of past allegations of abuse and sexual harassment, along with its current policies and practices.
By Julie McGowan / International Mission Board
About one-third of Southern Baptist churchgoers believe more revelations of sexual abuse and misconduct by Protestant ministers remain to be exposed, according to a new LifeWay Research study.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Liberty University obtained two of the stained glass windows formerly at Southwestern Seminary that depict leaders of the self-described “conservative resurgence” in the Southern Baptist Convention.
By Bruce Tomaso / Religion News Service
The ordination process of Southern Baptist churches is a weak spot when it comes to protecting congregations from sexual predators, according to a report released May 9.
By Grace Thornton / Baptist Press
A federal court judge cited First Amendment legal precedent in dismissing a lawsuit against the North American Mission Board by a former executive of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware.
By Art Toalston / Baptist Press
Woman’s Missionary Union will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Acteens—the missions education group for girls in grades 7–12—with a reunion of former Acteens in Birmingham, Ala., June 7.
By Drew Elizabeth Rushing