September 2, 2014
  • Don Rutledge photo from Ethiopia's mid-1980s famine.
  • Don Rutledge photo of baptisms in Soviet-era Siberia.
  • Don Rutledge photo in the rural Philippines.
  • Don Rutledge photo of Alaskan Eskimo family.
  • Don Rutledge photo of Mississippi laborer Bailey King.
  • Don Rutledge photo from the civil rights era.
SBC Executive Committee backs current Boy Scout policy of "moral rectitude that has marked the Boy Scouts of America for more than one hundred years."
NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution that criticizes Boy Scouts leadership for trying to change the policy on homosexuality but also urges the Scouts' voting members to uphold the current policy in May. Read More
BALTIMORE (BP) -- Baptist Press is live blogging the SBC annual meeting in Baltimore. Updates can be read here, at our Twitter account (, or our Facebook account ( Want more updates? Follow our SBC annual meeting feed at A schedule of the Wednesday meeting can be found at Watch the SBC annual meeting live here. Read More
With photography, Don Rutledge was global missions pioneer
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (BP) -- Renowned photographer Don Rutledge, who told the story of missions through his camera lens for several generations of Southern Baptists, died at his home near Richmond, Va., Feb. 19. He was 82 and had been in declining health for some time. Read More
WRAPUP: EC OKs requests with int'l impact
NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee approved Tuesday (Feb. 19) two SBC entities' requests regarding work in China and Canada. Read More
Rick Warren advocates religious liberty for all
WASHINGTON (BP) -- American Christians should repent for not supporting the religious freedom of people of other faiths, mega-church pastor Rick Warren said at a recent forum in Washington, D.C. Read More
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Chuck Bentley
FIRST-PERSON: When it comes to planning, learn from the ants
Ants plan for the future, says columnist Chuck Bentley, so why do so many people fail to do the same?

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