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BOSTON (AP) — A powerful nor’easter began barreling up the U.S. Northeast coast Tuesday, with officials warning it could bring intense flooding, hurricane-force wind gusts and widespread power …

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Months before Rosa Parks became the mother of the modern civil rights movement by refusing to move to the back of a segregated Alabama bus, Black teenager Claudette Colvin …

Editor’s note: The Cooperative Program allows churches of every size to have a part in spreading the gospel around the world. If you've ever wondered why so many church leaders feel so strongly …

By Aaron Earls NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pastors faced increased stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, as churches were frequently forced to adapt overnight. More felt their role was …

Griffin Gulledge, left, has had an eventful year. First, he and his wife, Rachel, welcomed baby Rosemary into the family. And, on Sunday, he was presented the John Leland Religious Liberty Award for …

Resignations at the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, including that of President Ronnie Floyd shown in this file photo, has some members calling for a special meeting. By Brandon …

Georgia Baptist Mission Board Executive Director Thomas Hammond speaks to church leaders in this file photo. By ROGER ALFORD The Christian Index DULUTH, Ga. – Churches shouldn’t allow the public …

Georgia Baptist volunteers clear a tree from a home in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida. By ROGER ALFORD The Christian Index DULUTH, Ga. – After more than a month in Louisiana’s hurricane zone, …

North American Mission Board is reporting a record high in the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. BY BRANDON ELROD     PITTSBURGH – After a pandemic-influenced decline in 2020, …

In this photo from the the Georgia Baptist State Mission Board Office in 1909, H.R. Bernard is on the far right. Business is business even the Lord’s business. -- H.R. Bernard By Charles Jones It …

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) — An arsonist attacked First Baptist Church in the early morning hours Thursday, causing extensive damage throughout the campus. Fires were set in several areas …

By Anna Skudarnova Makenzie Hoyt was hesitantly filling out an application for a local summer camp when her student email chimed. The subject line read: “Serve in Alaska this …

BY MIKE EBERT   NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptist sacrifice and generosity has pushed cumulative giving to the annual Annie Armstrong Easter Offering® for North American Missions …

By Tony Martin/The Baptist Record MYRTLE, Miss. (BP) – Amaziah Church between Hickory Flat and Myrtle, averages 75-80 people in attendance and, like all churches, has been impacted by the …

Happy memories of her childhood in Cuba with her sister, Leisy, are a cherished part of Irma Moss’ life journey. After immigrating to the U.S., Irma became involved in Girls Auxiliary (now Girls in …

By Diana Chandler Senior Writer, Baptist Press PHILADELPHIA – Americans bought more Bibles in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, industry leaders said, but a major study shows …

By Tom Strode Washington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – Pro-life advocates decried a COVID-19 relief bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives that fails to …

North American Mission Board trustee chairman Danny de Armas, associate pastor of First Baptist Church Orlando, addresses trustees during their Feb. 1-2 meetings in New Orleans. SPECIAL/Alexandra Toy …

By Julie Waters BIRMINGHAM – National WMU will host a virtual experience for the Week of Prayer, which is March 7-14, in celebration of North American missions while …

  BLACKSHEAR – Mike Stone, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear, Georgia, will be nominated as the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Georgia pastor and current …

Screen capture from CNN By Scott Barkley WASHINGTON, D.C. (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders condemned protesters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday …

By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) — New COVID-19 relief legislation that maintains encouragement for charitable giving and funding for a small loan program that includes churches gained President …

ABERDEEN, Miss. (BP) – The North American Mission Board has filed a motion for a stay in a lawsuit involving a former Southern Baptist leader in order to appeal to the Supreme Court of the United …

Wilma Gail asked for and received permission to be placed alongside her husband Willard when both were hospitalized with COVID-19. BAPTIST PRESS By Scott Barkley HIRAM – Willard and Wilma Gail …

By Lonnie Wilkey FRANKLIN  — A state convention leader has publicly challenged the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for stating that there is a denominational hierarchy in …

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