LifeWay camp staffer charged with child molestation

A 2019 camp staffer with LifeWay Christian Resources was arrested this week in Overgaard, Ariz., and charged with multiple felony counts of child molestation by the Navajo County Sheriff's Office.

Resolutions contend for vulnerable, Gospel

Messengers to the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention advocated for the vulnerable against abortion, sexual abuse and religious persecution in approving 13 resolutions Wednesday (June 12).

18 of 23 SBC messenger motions referred

Eighteen of the 23 motions by messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., were referred to SBC committees or entities; five were ruled out of order.

'The nations are waiting,' Chitwood tells SBC

God is creating opportunities -- even amidst difficulty -- for people to hear a clear Gospel witness around the world, IMB President Paul Chitwood reported June 11 during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Birmingham. "And the nations are waiting," he said.

NAMB reports on 'Who's Your One?', church planting

Johnny Hunt shared a stunning statistic during the North American Mission Board's (NAMB) presentation at the SBC's annual meeting to underscore the importance of the "Who's Your One? evangelism initiative. Hunt serves as senior vice president of evangelism and leadership at NAMB.

Waggoner reinforces Lifeway's commitment to mission

LifeWay Christian Resources' commitment to the mission given to the entity by Southern Baptists in 1891 has never been stronger, acting CEO Brad Waggoner said in his report to messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham.

LifeWay trustees to hear presidential search report

LifeWay Christian Resources trustees will meet June 28 to hear a report from its presidential search committee, the entity has announced.

Moore: ERLC helping churches address sex abuse

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has been, and will be, helping Southern Baptists address the sexual abuse crisis in churches, Russell Moore said during the entity's report Wednesday (June 12) at the convention's annual meeting.

SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengers

Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries reported on their 2018-2019 academic year to messengers at the June 11-12 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.
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