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.
By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
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
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
Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear addressed the issue of racism while preaching at a historic African American church in Birmingham, Ala.
Southern Baptists communicated the good news of Jesus through word and deed on the day before the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham.
By Tobin Perry / Baptist Press
A new Southern Baptist Convention report on sex abuse, filled with the voices of survivors, acknowledges numerous ways the denomination has failed to protect members of its churches.
In the world of Bible teachers, Beth Moore is a rock star. But among some of the male leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, she also has become a liability.
By Yonat Shimron and Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, which released a report last year about its connections to slavery, has denied a request from an interracial ministers coalition to provide financial support to a nearby black college as a form of reparations.
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustees elected James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr. as the school’s ninth president at a June 5 called meeting.
By Marilyn Stewart & Gary D. Myers
James Clark has a perfect recipe for getting to know neighbors: Set up a grill. Light some charcoal. And put on some hot dogs.
By Eric Berger / Religion News Service
Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination.