Southern Baptists joined tens of thousands of other Americans in demonstrating pro-life convictions during the annual March for Life Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C.
By Tom Strode / Baptist Press
Evangelist Bailey Smith, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, died Jan. 14 at his home in Duluth, Ga. He was 79.
By Baptist Press Staff
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board voted unanimously Jan. 15 to elect Paul Baxley as the organization’s fourth executive coordinator.
By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
Mountains fascinate Trudy Cathy White, from the mountaintop outside her childhood home where parents Jeannette and Truett Cathy of Chick-fil-A fame led family Bible studies to the rough spiritual mountains that have tried her faith.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Jimmy R. Allen, former denominational executive and president of both the Baptist General Convention of Texas and the Southern Baptist Convention, died Jan. 8 in Brunswick, Ga. He was 91.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Amid new claims sexual abstinence pledges harm teen girls, an early leader in the evangelical purity movement said he does not second-guess its central message.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
A former International Mission Board missionary and South Carolina Baptist Convention associate executive director was indicted Dec. 18 in Fort Worth for alleged sexual assault of a minor 21 years ago.
One-month-old Luke Molette was the nativity centerpiece, an African-American baby portraying Jesus in the arms of his mother Mary as a white Joseph sat at their side, flocked by an interracial chorus.
Bessie and Lester McPeek are known widely as the Diaper Lady and the Diaper Man. They wouldn’t want it any other way.
By Trennis Henderson / Woman's Missionary Union
Founders of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary owned more than 50 slaves and defended the “righteousness of slaveholding,” a new report states.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Jess Moody, a visionary evangelistic pastor who influenced the field of education and the entertainment industry, died Dec. 7 in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 93.
By Art Toalston / Baptist Press
A couple of years ago, Terry Billings saw his old truck sitting in the field, weeds growing up through it. Then he heard God’s instruction—to take that old truck and make something new out of it.
By Grace Thornton / Baptist Press