An Arkansas couple renewed their lawsuit that contests the sale of Glorieta Conference Center, asserting LifeWay Christian Resources misrepresented facts and withheld information to defraud property owners of fair value for homes built on leased land at the encampment.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The former executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware sued the North American Mission Board, claming the agency defamed him and interfered with his employment. NAMB denies the charges and asked the court to dismiss the suit.
Grady Cothen, who served as president of the Baptist Sunday School Board from 1975 to 1984, died May 19 in Ridgeland, Miss. He was 96.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano announced it will resume giving through the Cooperative Program after two months of evaluating its support of Southern Baptist missions and ministries.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
The 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry to World War I also marks also marks the centennial of when military chaplaincy “came into its own,” said Douglas Carver, former U.S. Army chief of chaplains.
Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines insists fellow Southern Baptists should anticipate emphases on prayer, evangelism and financial stewardship at the June 13-14 SBC gathering in Phoenix.
By Shawn Hendricks and David Roach / Baptist Press
“Defining Moments” along the missional journey will be the theme of the Woman’s Missionary Union missions celebration and annual meeting, June 11–12 in Phoenix.
By Julie Walters / Woman’s Missionary Union
For Russell Moore, whose sharp criticisms of Donald Trump voters nearly cost him his job as the public voice for America’s largest Protestant denomination, the path to regaining a prophetic platform is just beginning.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald / Religion News Service
Russell Moore can keep his job. But only after he apologized for criticizing Southern Baptists who supported Donald Trump for president.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has launched a network for missions leaders to share best practices and encourage greater collaboration around mission engagement.
By Carrie McGuffin / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
African-American leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention are stepping up to defend the SBC’s top ethicist, Russell Moore, from Donald Trump backers who have decried Moore for calling out Trump’s moral failures.
Although a Washington Post story indicated Southern Baptist Convention leader Frank Page might call for the resignation of Russell Moore, the convention’s top ethicist, they patched things up in a two-hour meeting March 13. (USA Today/RNS)
By Holly Meyer / USA Today