August 27, 2014
DRAKES BRANCH, Va. (BP) -- Drakes Branch Baptist Church members' attention to the Word of God leads them to "wise stewardship" of their offerings, says Pastor Adam Blosser. Read More
Platt succeeds Elliff as IMB president
ROCKVILLE, Va. (BP) -- David Platt was elected president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board today (Aug. 27) by board trustees, meeting at the IMB's International Learning Center in Rockville, Va. Read More
David Platt in the news
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- David Platt, newly elected president of the International Mission Board, is no stranger to being in the headlines. 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
Texas abortion law clears latest hurdle
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- A Texas law passed last summer that tightened the state's abortion regulations has been upheld by the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Read More
Dorothy Patterson sees Ukraine's burdens
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Dorothy Patterson, in a visit to Ukraine and Georgia, saw firsthand that women "have a very great burden to bear" in the two Eastern European countries. Read More
8.2 earthquake stirs prayer for Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (BP) -- IMB missionaries in Chile are asking Southern Baptists to pray following an 8.2-magnitude earthquake that rattled the country's northern city of Iquique April 1. Some expressed thanks to God that the damage wasn't worse. Read More
'Where was God?' documentary shares miracles amid disaster
OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) -- A new documentary explores the role of faith and hope in overcoming life's storms through the eyes of survivors of the devastating tornadoes in Moore, Okla., and Joplin, Mo.

"Where Was God? Stories of Hope After the Storm," will premiere May 16 at the Moore Warren Theater in Moore. Showings will be available throughout the country via the documentary's website at Additional information on show times will be released at a later date. Read More
2nd VIEW: Golden Gate Seminary sells campus, initiates relocation
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) -- Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary has reached a sale agreement for all its campus property in Mill Valley, Calif., and has initiated relocation of its primary campus to Southern California. Read More

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