August 19, 2014
DALLAS (BP) -- Faith and family are foundational elements guiding a visitor through the newly dedicated George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. Just a few feet into the exhibit area is the testimony to the 43rd U.S. president's faith in God that turned his life around in 1986.

"At age forty, I finally found the strength to [quit drinking], a strength that came from love I had felt from my earliest days, and from faith that I didn't fully discover for many years," Bush wrote. "Faith changes lives. I know because faith changed mine." 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
Bush library dedication takes spiritual tone
DALLAS (BP) -- An affair that drew all five living American presidents to Dallas on Thursday (April 25) opened and closed in prayers referencing the prophet Micah's call "to do justice and love kindness and walk humbly with our God" and success that "yet ultimately rests in Your providential care." Read More
KBC, Campbellsville to have 'honest dialogue'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- A group of Kentucky Baptist leaders will meet with President Michael Carter and representatives of Campbellsville University Monday (April 29) for "open and honest dialogue" in response to recent accusations concerning the teaching of its theology and science faculty, according to Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Read More
Survey: Many at church not helping others grow
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Almost three out of every four churchgoers say they have significant relationships with people at church, but less than half are intentionally helping other believers grow in their faith, according to a study by LifeWay Research. Read More
Baptist Communicators hit 60-year milestone
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BP) -- Their disciplines span the media world, but Christ was the common thread that brought more than 60 writers, photographers, video producers, graphic artists, Web designers and public relations specialists together in Little Rock. Read More
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R. Albert Mohler Jr.
FIRST-PERSON: Gay marriage, a civil right?
Columnist and seminary president examines the argument that gay marriage should be legalized because it's a civil right.
Penna Dexter
FIRST-PERSON: A prenatal test with (mostly) deadly results
A new type of prenatal test is being marketed as helping pregnant mothers but likely only will result in more dead unborn babies, says columnist Penna Dexter.

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