Abuse in the church: Its trauma aired by panel at SBC

Russell Moore, Beth Moore, Matt Carter discuss Sexual Abuse in the Church in panel at SBC's CP Stage.

Evangelist-led worship 'hit the mark,' pastor reports

"Worship Encounter" led by the Southern Baptist Evangelists organization stirs church members to say it "hit the mark," pastor recounts.

Stewardship panel: Finances & marriage discussed

Developing a stewardship plan to get out of debt will strengthen marriages and create stronger disciples, according to a group of pastors and speakers who participated on the President's Panel on Stewardship June 13 at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas.

  • 'Undivided' race relations resource debuts at SBC

    by Brandon Elrod, posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (16 hours ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- A breakout session on racial reconciliation during the SBC annual meeting accompanied the release of a new resource to help pastors and churches bridge the racial divide in their communities titled "Undivided: Your Church and Racial Reconciliation."

    Those who attended the June 12 session hosted by the North American Mission Board heard a pair of panel discussions centering on the history of race relations in the SBC; current issues that divide different ethnicities; and next steps toward a unified mission. Read More

  • 8 entity heads field messenger questions

    by SBC writing team, posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (15 hours ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Questions were posed to eight Southern Baptist Convention entity presidents during time allotted for messengers' questions during the leaders' respective reports at the June 12-13 SBC annual meeting in Dallas.

    Following are accounts of the entity presidents' responses. Not all entity presidents were asked questions.

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  • Seminary luncheons: highlights & challenges

    by SBC Seminary Staff, posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (19 hours ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Campus highlights and challenges were among the topics of June 13 luncheons for alumni and friends of Southern Baptist seminaries during the SBC's annual meeting in Dallas.

    Gateway

    DALLAS (BP) -- About 150 alumni and friends of Gateway Seminary gathered for their annual luncheon at the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas June 13. Attendees heard reports about the seminary's progress ... Read More

  • Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy denounced, defended

    by Tom Strode, posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (14 hours ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Southern Baptist and other evangelical female leaders expressed their opposition Monday (June 18) to separating children from parents on the border as Congress prepares again to take up the immigration issue.

    The call for a change in the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in family separation at the United States' border with Mexico came as Republican criticism grew even while executive branch defense of the practice hardened. Nearly 2,000 children were taken from parents or ... Read More