EC pres. search committee has found 'God's candidate'
Sex abuse study 'to own our error,' Greear says
Gateway to offer all master's degrees online
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
Allan Blume, to retire May 31, honored by editorsCHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) -- K. Allan Blume, who will retire May 31 as president-editor of North Carolina's Biblical Recorder, was honored by the Association of State Baptist Publications during their Feb. 11-14 annual meeting in Charleston, S.C. Read More
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
'We must recapture evangelism': E4E SummitDAVIS, Okla. (BP) -- About 100 evangelists, pastors, directors of evangelism and some wives traveled from across the United States to gather in Oklahoma at the Falls Creek Conference Center to identify issues that have led to declines in evangelism as well as the use of evangelists in the Southern Baptist Convention. They also met to develop recommendations about how to restore the denomination to its Great Commission roots.
The group included a diverse representation in age and geography, with a large number among the crowd identifying themselves as 45 years old or younger. The guest list showed many attendees were from Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana, but included members from the ... Read More
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With 'Gospel above all,' Greear tackles sex abuseNASHVILLE (BP) -- Maintaining his signature theme of the "Gospel Above All," Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear detailed a prescription to battle sex abuse and its enablers at the SBC Executive Committee meeting Feb. 18 in Nashville.
"We serve a God who laid down His life to protect the vulnerable," Greear said in his presidential address. "How dare we proclaim that Gospel with our mouths and then turn a blind eye when the vulnerable in our midst cry out for help?" Read More