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Prestonwood to resume CP giving 'without designation'
Prestonwood Baptist Church has announced it will resume giving through the Cooperative Program after two months of evaluating its support of Southern Baptist missions and ministries. Read More
Suffering, persecution & Christian preparednessSuffering is normal throughout the world, Zane Pratt writes. For Christians in Islamic, Hindu and communist parts of the world, persecution also looms, though people in the West haven't yet faced its severity, he notes in setting forth keys for preparedness. Read More
SWBTS apologizes for Twitter photo
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has "deeply" apologized for a photograph posted by faculty members on social media featuring some of the seminary's preaching professors dressed as hip hop artists. Read More
2017 SBC annual meeting program releasedPHOENIX (BP) -- The program for the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting has been released. The meeting will convene at the Phoenix Convention Center Tuesday, June 13, at 8:15 a.m. and conclude Wednesday, June 14, at 4:55 p.m.
A full schedule follows. Read More
Texas tries different tack in pro-life legislation
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Texas legislators have turned their attention to defending unborn children since the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated their attempt last year to protect pregnant women seeking abortions.
Southern Baptist national and state leaders commended their effort. Read More
FROM THE SEMINARIES: Kelley delivers NOBTS 'state of the seminary'; Mohler warns of Gospel compromise in social issues
Chuck Kelley, in a "state of the seminary" address, extols God's mercies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, warns of Gospel compromise on pro-life and sexuality issues. Read More