September 2, 2014
CHIBOK, Nigeria (BP) -- As President Obama prepares to send an advisory team to help Nigeria find more than 200 Christian and Muslim girls abducted by Islamic terrorists, Christians in the U.S can help victims and their families, said Adeniyi Ojutiku, a U.S.-based expert on Nigerian relations. 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
Ky. pastor is 2nd SBC president nominee
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Jared Moore, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church, in Hustonville, Ky., will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention during the June 10-11 annual meeting in Baltimore. Read More
Missionaries celebrate 863 years of service
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- Mary Doyle gasped when she saw the photo showing the dismembered body of a little boy, no more than 5 years old. He was the son of a church leader who had gone missing during a pastors' retreat in Jalingo, Nigeria, where Mary and her husband, Alvin, served as Southern Baptist missionaries. ... Read More
Mary Saunders leaves long missions legacy
WALTERBORO, S.C. (BP) - Sweat trickled down the small of Mary Saunders' back. Her lips were dry and cracked. She was thirsty but the line at this Somali bush medical clinic was long. She was tired but there was still a lot of work to get done. The people had no food or water. Malnutrition was severe in 1992 during Somalia's civil war. Read More
Asian leaders stress unity
NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Asian American Advisory Council, representing numerous Asian cultures and language groups, has found unity of purpose around "some things we have in common," SBC Executive Committee President Frank S. Page told council members during the group's second meeting in Nashville. These include: Read More
Online chapel experience to open for students
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Campbellsville University has begun an online chapel experience for students. The university's online chapel is believed to be the first of its kind in the online educational world. Read More
2nd VIEW: Explore the Bible expands, includes kids and students
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Beginning this fall, LifeWay's Explore the Bible ongoing curriculum line will expand to include young adults, students and kids.

"Until now, Explore the Bible has been a book-by-book study only for adults," Toby Jennings, managing editor of the study, said. "With this expansion, it will become the only curriculum we know that provides book-by-book Bible study for groups of all ages." Read More
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John Bisagno
FIRST-PERSON: Everything is in decline
Columnist John Bisagno calls on churches to revive Gospel preaching -- including the truth about sin and judgment and a call to trust Jesus as Lord and Savior.

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