Baptist Press Archive

Friday, April 28, 2017

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  • EDITORIAL: Como Ayudar a Mi Iglesia

    by Por Gustavo V. Suárez , posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    La iglesia local es algo de mucha importancia para mí. Lo primero que mi familia y yo acostumbramos hacer cuando nos mudamos a una ciudad es buscar una iglesia donde podemos adorar a Dios. ... Read More

  • Religious freedom dying in Russia, missionary says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    Russia's nationwide outlaw of Jehovah's Witnesses will likely ricochet and strike other religions outside of Russian Orthodoxy there, said a Baptist missionary forced to shut down his church in central Russia. Read More

  • Persecution readied him for South Sudanese church

    by Grace Thornton, posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    MINNEAPOLIS (BP) -- When Philip Nache was growing up in Nigeria, the young Christian had plenty of friends among the majority Muslim population in his hometown.

    "Boko Haram wasn't there yet," he said of the militant Islamist group that has ravaged the central African country in recent years. "Most of my friends were Muslims. They would come to our house to sleep. We had that family relationship." Read More

  • BP named top denominational online news service

    by BP Staff, posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Baptist Press, along with its staff members and correspondents, was among those recognized this year by professional organizations for achievements in writing and digital publication.

    The Evangelical Press Association, for the third year in a row, has named BP its Award of Excellence recipient in the denominational (digital) category, the association's top honor for online denominational news services. Read More

  • 2017 SBC: Exec. Comm., boards, commission, seminaries, committee nominees announced

    by BP Staff, posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards -- International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources -- the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the six seminaries and the Committee on Order of Business have been selected by the 2017 SBC Committee on Nominations. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The nations next door

    by Terry Sharp, posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    The nations of the world are "all around us," Terry Sharp writes of immigrants, refugees and international students in America's cities, "but sometimes we don't see them because we aren't looking for them." Reaching them, he writes, "makes strategic, missiological sense." Read More

  • Prestonwood reanudará contribución sin designación a PC

    Por David Roach, posted Friday, April 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    PLANO, Texas (BP) -- La Iglesia Bautista Prestonwood ha anunciado que reanudará su contribución a través del Programa Cooperativo después de dos meses de evaluar su apoyo a las misiones y los ministerios de los bautistas del sur.

    "Después de un tiempo de evaluación en oración, Prestonwood está renovando su compromiso con las misiones de los bautistas del sur contribuyendo al Programa Cooperativo sin designación," le dijo Mike Buster, pastor ejecutivo de Prestonwood en un comunicado a Baptist Press.

    "Por más de 40 años, Prestonwood ha sido un firme colaborador del Programa Cooperativo y su misión de promover el evangelio a través de este vital programa de ... Read More