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Students rehabilitate South Dallas homes during Bounce

Armed with hammers, power tools, paint and enthusiasm, 100 junior high and high school students served in South Dallas June 8-13 to help repair homes through Urban Bounce.

Pastor launches courthouse prayer movement

Pastor launches courthouse prayer movement

A Houston Baptist pastor envisions Christians gathering to pray once a week outside every county courthouse in Texas.

Most Americans expect gay marriage to sweep the country

Most Americans expect gay marriage to sweep the country

Most Americans—including people from every major religious group—predict gay marriage will be legalized nationwide when a hotly anticipated Supreme Court ruling is announced soon.

WMU Missions Celebration spotlights surrender, sacrifice and service

WMU celebration spotlights surrender, sacrifice and service

Participants at the Woman’s Missionary Union Missions Celebration and annual meeting elected a new president, heard stories of surrender and sacrificial service from missionaries and even had the chance to kiss a llama.

SBC Executive Committee affirms racial diversity report

SBC Executive Committee affirms racial diversity report

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee affirmed a report reporting that racial diversity has measurably increased in the SBC in the past 20 years, but more progress needs to be made in ethnic participation.

SBC ousts Alabama church over pastor’s beliefs about homosexuality

SBC ousts Alabama church over pastor’s stand on homosexuality

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has voted to oust Weatherly Heights Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., under a bylaw barring from membership churches “which act to affirm, approve, or endorse homosexual behavior.”

CBF governing board hears updates on organizational infrastructure

CBF governing board hears updates on infrastructure

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship cannot be the organization its supporters envision unless its infrastructure catches up with their dreams, Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter told the group’s governing board at a June 16 meeting prior to the CBF general assembly.

SBC asks Supreme Court to rule against gay marriage

SBC asks Supreme Court to rule against gay marriage

The Southern Baptist Convention called on the U.S. Supreme Court to leave it up to the states to decide whether or not to permit gay marriage in a resolution adopted at the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

Baptist Briefs: Moore joins board of Hispanic evangelical group

Southern Baptist Convention leader Russell Moore has been added to the organizational board of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.

Around the State: Bible scholar joins Houston Baptist faculty

Around the State: Bible scholar joins Houston Baptist faculty

Craig Evans has been named the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University.

On the Move: Michael Butler

Michael Butler to Friendship Baptist Church in Marshall as minister of youth and children.

 
 
 
 
 
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