Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is looking to “recalibrate and to reposition” itself in “every way to strengthen the core of what we do,” President Adam Greenway told trustees during their spring meeting, April 8-10.
By Alex Sibley / Southwestern Seminary
As part of a transition to digital service, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees tapped key administrators from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for top posts, electing Adam Greenway as the Fort Worth seminary’s ninth president and Randy Stinson as its provost.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The Southern Baptist Convention should withdraw fellowship from churches that show “wanton disregard” for sexual abuse and lack of concern for victims, President J.D. Greear told the SBC Executive Committee.
Leaders of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship condemned anti-Semitism and expressed grief over the loss of life in a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
Candi Finch, a former professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, confirmed via Twitter she was terminated by the seminary’s trustees Oct. 17.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention debated—and defeated—a motion to dismiss Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s trustee executive committee.
By Brian Koonce / The Pathway
An attorney for terminated Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson issued a media release defending Patterson against alleged “wide-spread misrepresentation and misinformation.”
Southern Baptists continue to deal with the fallout of the Southwestern Seminary trustees’ decision to remove Paige Patterson as president but allow him to continue to live on campus and hold an honorary position.
After more than 13 hours in a closed-door meeting, SWBTS board of trustees removed Paige Patterson as president, effective immediately.
More than 2,000 Southern Baptist women have signed an open letter asking the trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary “to take a strong stand against unbiblical teaching regarding womanhood, sexuality, and domestic violence.”
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
A Rockwall pastor and an East Texas laywoman are on the six-member search committee charged with nominating the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.
By David Roach and Diana Chandler / Baptist Press