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Ruling affirmed in Mo. Bapt. Home, university casesKANSAS CITY (BP) -- Missouri Baptists are one step closer to restoring The Baptist Home and Missouri Baptist University (MBU) to the "MBC family." On Tuesday (Feb. 19), the state's Appeals Court in Kansas City affirmed a lower-court ruling ordering The Baptist Home and MBU to seat trustees elected by the Missouri Baptist Convention. Read More
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Gateway to offer all master's degrees onlineONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- Gateway Seminary will become the first Southern Baptist seminary to offer all its master's degrees completely online in the fall of 2019.
Approval to offer the final two degree programs online came from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) on Feb. 15.
"Having all of our master's degrees online means that more than ever before, Gateway students have optimum flexibility to hone their ministry skills as they expand God's Kingdom around the world," said Kristen Ferguson, Gateway's director of online education. "We couldn't be more thrilled to offer this flexibility to them." Read More
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FROM THE STATES: Ala., N.C., La. evangelism/missions news; '... [W]e started praying and God really began to work.'
Today's From the States features items from: The Alabama Baptist; Biblical Recorder (North Carolina); Baptist Message (Louisiana) Read More
Lifeway 'date nights' nurture pastors & wivesNASHVILLE (BP) -- More than 80 ministry couples got a jumpstart on Valentine's Day as LifeWay Christian Resources held a Pastor Date Night Feb. 12 at its downtown headquarters.
The event marked the 38th Pastor Date Night hosted by LifeWay the past four years in 19 states and Canada. Read More
Human trafficking -- 'each of us can do something'NEW YORK CITY (BP) -- Raleigh Sadler knows what it's like to feel helpless in the face of human trafficking. He's almost certain he's witnessed someone being trafficked right in front of him.
Ironically when it happened, Sadler was on the way home from an event where he spoke about how to fight human trafficking. Read More
Educate, be proactive to deter sex abuse, pastors sayNASHVILLE (BP) -- Educating congregations, staff and volunteers about sexual abuse, prohibiting one-on-one interactions and employing security are crucial steps in preventing sex abuse in churches, pastors of churches where predators have been arrested told Baptist Press. Read More
Greenway nominated to lead Southwestern SeminaryFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumnus Adam W. Greenway, dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been unanimously selected by Southwestern Seminary's presidential search committee as their nominee to fill the presidential vacancy. Read More