ACP accurate, helps churches, leaders say
NASHVILLE (BP) -- With more than 80 percent of churches participating, the Southern Baptist Convention's yearly statistical survey of cooperating congregations is seen by many as a model of denominational record keeping that plays a vital role in formulating missions strategy. Read More
Mental illness remains taboo topic for pastorsNASHVILLE (BP) -- One in four Americans has suffered from some kind of mental illness. Many look to their church for spiritual guidance in times of distress. But a new LifeWay study shows they are unlikely to find much help on Sunday mornings. Read More
A.T. Robertson & his 'monumental achievement'LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- On the afternoon of Sept. 24, 1934, A.T. Robertson pondered over a difficult text in his Greek New Testament. Leaving a mark on Matthew 6:11, Robertson walked out of his office in Norton Hall at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to teach his Greek class. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Social media do's & don'ts
DALLAS (BP) -- Social media has radically altered the cultural landscape. As ministry wives, we have an unparalleled opportunity via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. to contribute to the good of our church, family and community. But as in everything, social media also can cause great harm.