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Leading change in church focus of LifeWay panelST. LOUIS (BP) -- Leading change in a church can be difficult and must be navigated with prayer, love and patience, pastors acknowledged in a panel discussion held during the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in St. Louis.
LifeWay Christian Resources hosted more than 800 church leaders for a free breakfast and discussion on "Leading Change in the Church." LifeWay President and CEO Thom S. Rainer unpacked three things most leaders forget to do when leading change: begin with prayer, pray with a guiding coalition, and see crises as opportunities. Read More
Rainer, at SBC, recaps LifeWay's eventful yearST LOUIS (BP) -- In the spring of 1891, Southern Baptists meeting at the Alabama Opera House in Birmingham voted to create a Sunday School board to publish Bible studies and other resources for discipleship.
Today that board, now LifeWay Christian Resources, remains committed to the same core mission, Thom S. Rainer told messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention on Wednesday morning, July 15. Read More
LifeWay to close stores on 3 seminary campusesNASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Stores are closing at three Southern Baptist seminary campuses, the retail chain confirmed to Baptist Press Feb. 10.
The LifeWay Christian Stores chain also confirmed the closure of its longtime downtown Nashville location due to the sale of SBC entity's 14.5-acre campus last November and the relocation of its offices to a new facility late next year also in the downtown area. Read More
LifeWay completes sale of downtown Nashville campusNASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay has completed the sale of its 14.5-acre campus in downtown Nashville.
"Although this momentous event is cause for thanksgiving, it is also bittersweet," Thom S. Rainer, president of LifeWay Christian Resources, wrote in an email to the Southern Baptist entity's trustees and employees Nov. 24 after the sale was announced around 5 p.m. Read More
LifeWay reopens search for new headquartersNASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources is stepping away from the purchase of a 1.5-acre site in downtown Nashville to look at other sites for a new headquarters, LifeWay President Thom Rainer said in a letter to employees today (Nov. 16).
Rainer said the Southern Baptist entity does intend to complete the sale of its 14.5-acre campus, also located in downtown Nashville. Read More
'War Room' resources now availableNASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources has partnered with filmmakers Stephen and Alex Kendrick to provide churches with resources to accompany their latest film, "War Room," which spotlights prayer, its power and purpose.
The movie, releasing in theaters Aug. 28, tells the story of a prayer warrior grandmother (played by Karen Abercrombie) who mentors a young mom (Priscilla Shirer) facing a troubled relationship with her husband (T.C. Stallings). Read More
Black church conference meets ministry needsRIDGECREST, N.C. (BP) -- Retired International Mission Board executive David Cornelius remembers the early 1990s fellowship that led to the formation of the Black Church Leadership & Family Conference, formerly known as Black Church Week.
At that time, African American Southern Baptists did not readily attend the various week-long training programs offered by LifeWay Christian Resources, such as the Sunday School training event at Glorieta Conference Center that Cornelius and a handful of other blacks attended. Read More
Mark Dance to nurture LifeWay's pastor tiesNASHVILLE (BP) -- Arkansas pastor Mark Dance will join the staff of LifeWay Christian Resources to lead efforts in building closer relationships with pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention.
Dance, senior pastor of Second Baptist Church in Conway since 2001, began serving as LifeWay's associate vice president for pastoral leadership on Oct. 1. Read More
Bible Study: October 5, 2014
NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups. Read More