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  • FIRST-PERSON: The guy I failed to witness to

    by Keith Shorter, posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (4 days ago)

    "So, do you have any good news for me today?" Keith Shorter was asked. But only "something about the weather" came out of his mouth rather than "the Good News of Jesus Christ." Read More

  • SBC called 'force multiplier' for local churches

    by SBTS Communications , posted Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (5 months ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention is a "force multiplier" for local churches, noted Mark Dever April 13 during a public conversation with R. Albert Mohler Jr.

    "I became an advocate for [my church] becoming more involved in the Southern Baptist Convention," Dever explained, "not out of a sense of tribal loyalty -- not that that's bad -- but because as a Gospel Christian who wants to see the Gospel taken to the ends of the earth, I think the SBC is a force multiplier." Read More

  • CHRISTMAS: A sobering Christmas Eve

    by Stephen Presley, posted Friday, December 22, 2017 (9 months ago)

    Alexander Bida, "Flight into Egypt," 1874, Wiki Commons
    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- I will never forget one Christmas Eve many years ago when my family decided to read the account of Jesus' birth in Matthew instead of Luke.

    It's a tradition among my extended family, as I'm sure it is with other families, to read Scripture at our holiday gathering, and we naturally gravitate to Luke's version. The stories of Luke are so familiar to us, and many can recite the narratives nearly verbatim.

    Luke, after all, is famous for describing the details of Jesus' birth with the beauty and wonder of a master storyteller. Nearly all of the essential parts of the story, save the ... Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Jesus did not die so you could be cool

    by Owen Strachan, posted Friday, November 03, 2017 (10 months ago)

    Owen Strachan admits to watching VeggieTales with his kids and being influenced by Gospel hip hop, embracing the fact that as a Christian, he isn't called to be "cool" in the eyes of the world. Read More

  • MercyMe, Williams, Winans have big night at GMA Dove Awards

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (11 months ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Gospel music veterans MercyMe were named Artist of the Year at the 48th annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards Oct. 17 in Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville.

    The band's frontman, Bart Millard, who wrote the monster hit "I Can Only Imagine" and the more recent chart-topper "Even If," took home the award for Artist Songwriter of the Year. According to the Tennessean, Millard told the crowd, "We've been a band for 23 years ... yay for old people!" Read More

  • Daigle again tops list of Dove Award nominees

    by Staff, posted Friday, August 11, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Lauren Daigle again tops the list of artist nominees at this year's GMA Dove Awards with five nominations. Daigle was named last year's Artist of the Year and 2015's New Artist of the Year, after topping the charts with her song "How Can It Be." She is nominated for this year's Song of the Year for "Come Alive (Dry Bones)" and four other awards.

    Daigle is joined in the top nominee spot by newcomer Zach Williams, whose first solo single "Chain Breaker" reached No. 1 on the Hot Christian Songs chart earlier this year and is nominated for Song of the Year. Williams also received five nods, including a nomination in the New Artist category along with Bri, Micah Tyler, Social Club Misfits and Steven Malcolm. Read More

  • 100 years: Social gospel pioneer's legacy discussed

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (one year ago)

    Theologians of all ideological stripes agree Walter Rauschenbusch was a key figure in 20th-century Baptist history and that his 1917 book "A Theology for the Social Gospel" marked an important juncture in the social gospel tradition. Read More

  • TGC celebrates Reformation's 500th anniversary

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, April 05, 2017 (one year ago)

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    INDIANAPOLIS (BP) -- Some 8,500 people -- including a significant contingent of Southern Baptists -- celebrated the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary at The Gospel Coalition's National Conference April 3-5 in Indianapolis.

    Five centuries after Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany, the meeting featured sermons on each chapter of the biblical book Galatians as well as historical addresses on key Reformation figures. More than a dozen conference workshops also explored Reformation themes, including the movement's missionary legacy and why Reformation leaders weren't more united. Read More

  • T4G speakers esteem Reformation heritage

    by Andrew J.W. Smith, posted Tuesday, April 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Emil Handke/SBTS
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- The legacy of the Protestant Reformation must endure in the doctrine and ministry of the church, speakers said at the 2016 Together for the Gospel conference in Louisville, Ky., April 12-14.

    Nearly 500 years after Martin Luther ignited the Reformation in 1517, 10,000 attendees from 43 different countries and 20 denominations filled most of the KFC Yum! Center to hear preaching from Christian leaders typically identified with Reformed evangelicalism. More than 4,000 attendees self-identified as members of Southern Baptist churches. Read More