A woman who says she was stalked and repeatedly raped at gunpoint by a male student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014 and 2015 has filed suit against the seminary and its former president, Paige Patterson.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Paul Baxley, executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, celebrated the “capacity of local congregations to serve God in their communities” while also challenging churches to increase gifts to global CBF missions causes.
By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
Colorado pastor Ben Mandrell unanimously was recommended as the next president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources by the trustees’ presidential search committee.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
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.
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.