Representatives of Baptist Global Response, Southern Baptist disaster relief, the International Mission Board, and two state Baptist conventions toured the Bahamas to scout ways for Southern Baptists to support Baptist churches on the islands.
By Tobin Perry / Baptist Press
Reported baptisms among Southern Baptist churches have declined in eight of the last 10 years. The falling numbers helped prompt the SBC Executive Committee to name Sept. 8 as Baptism Sunday.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The sexual abuse crisis in churches led hundreds of congregations to accept the Caring Well Challenge—a Southern Baptist Convention initiative to help churches prevent abuse and care for abuse survivors.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Theologian and educator David Dockery has joined the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary faculty as professor of theology.
By Julie Owens / Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
An initiative to strengthen ministers and their families in Juarez grew out of longstanding relationships a campus minister in Levelland developed with pastors in the Mexican border city.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
As a Mission Friends leader in Alabama, Kathryn Nunnelley delighted in sharing stories about missions and missionaries with enthusiastic preschoolers. Perhaps more significantly, God was instilling a call to missions in her own heart.
By Trennis Henderson / Woman's Missionary Union
As a minister for more than 40 years, Mike Glenn walked through the valley of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease with many families. But he admits that until you face it personally, it is hard to understand what a family goes through.
By Lonnie Wilkey / Baptist and Reflector
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary says it is not liable for any monetary damages to a former student who claims in a lawsuit she was raped on campus at gunpoint by a student the seminary employed.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Several board members have resigned from a neo-Calvinist evangelical group that released a trailer of a planned film linking prominent Southern Baptists with a conspiracy to promote social justice advocacy in evangelical churches.
Southern Baptist Convention leaders met in Tijuana with leaders of the National Baptist Convention of Mexico, Baptist pastors and Southern Baptist workers in Mexico to learn about ministry to people caught in the crisis on the border.
D. August “Augie” Boto announced he will retire from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee effective Sept. 30.
By Art Toalston / Baptist Press
A video posted by a neo-Calvinist group paints Beth Moore, Russell Moore and others as part of a conspiracy to introduce social justice advocacy into evangelical churches.
By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service