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Dr. Alan Hix, Associate Professor of Christian Studies at Shorter University (back left) led a missions group of students from Shorter to Alaska during Spring Break. Here, the group poses for a photo …

By Brandon Elrod Jorge Santiago, an Annie Armstrong Easter Offering 2019 Week of Prayer missionary, arrived in his hometown of Comerío, Puerto Rico in the summer of 2017 to become a church planting …

By Brandon Elrod OMAHA, Neb. (BP) — Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) leaders have established several sites in the Midwest to respond to historic flooding that has created at least $3 …

By Karen L. Willoughby RAPID CITY, S.D. (BP) — The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August will be the final time the Dakota Baptist Convention will host its annual evangelism thrust that began at the …

Former IMB missionary leader Steve Smith, 57, dies RICHMOND (IMB) — Steve Smith, who filled key leadership roles in Asia with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board, died March 13 after a …

LifeWay stores like the one in Albany, pictured, will close down by the end of 2019, a statement by the organization confirmed today through its company blog. SCREEN GRAB/Google Maps NASHVILLE, Tenn. …

By Diana Chandler AUSTIN, Texas (BP) — Southern Baptist pastors and leaders have initiated a Texas bill to allow nonprofits including churches to disclose credible but unproven …

By Timothy E. Head DALLAS, Texas (BP) — Protecting children, youth, and other vulnerable groups – as well as responding well to reports from victims of abuse in churches and …

By Diana Chandler ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) — Gateway Seminary is cooperating with Facebook to show the school is not a "hate group" in efforts to boost a post describing the Bible as the ultimate …

Nat'l CP 5.98% above YTD budget projection NASHVILLE (BP) — Contributions to Southern Baptist national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee in February …

By Brandon Elrod BEAUREGARD, Ala. (BP) — President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited storm-ravaged Lee County, Alabama on Friday ( Mar. 8 ) in the aftermath of an EF-4 tornado that …

By Diana Chandler LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (BP) — A dean has resigned from Rider University because the school used Chick-fil-A's Christian views of LGBT lifestyles to block the restaurant from locating …

By David Roach NASHVILLE (BP) — Amid ongoing discussion of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention, one SBC Executive Committee leader has resigned from the EC and another has noted some …

By Brandon Elrod MADISON, Wis. — Home of a population described by some reports as less religious than Los Angeles, Madison, Wis., has become a hub of secularism in the United States. In the middle …

By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court gave hope Feb. 27 to at least some defenders of a 40-foot cross on public land that it might not only protect the memorial but clarify its …

By Myriah Snyder COLUMBUS and EAGLE’S LANDING – Christian education is vital because of one word – worldview. That’s the opinion shared by the heads of two Christian schools, both ministries …

By David Roach NASHVILLE (BP) — After a workgroup of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee released a statement Feb. 23 on 10 churches noted by SBC President J.D. Greear in a report …

10-year-old advances SBC ministry day Zak McCullar presented a motion at the 2018 SBC Annual Meeting in Dallas to add Children's Ministry Day to the SBC calendar of events. MARC IRA HOOKS/BP …

NASHVILLE (BP) — As U.S. lawmakers continue to debate the best approach to illegal immigration, most Protestant pastors say the solution should be multifaceted, according to a study released Feb. …

By Brandon Elrod MIAMI — Full of color, life, beauty and disparity, Miami is a city where “you can lose yourself and find yourself all at the same time,” said church planting missionary Muche …

By Diana Chandler Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy, right, stands with Chick-fil-A Foundation head Rodney Bullard, promoting Bullard’s 2018 book "Heroes Wanted." FACEBOOK/Special COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. …

Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear addresses the SBC Executive Committee last fall in this file photo. In tonight's SBC Executive Committee gathering, Greear spoke on the recent …

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) — Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumnus Adam W. Greenway, dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at Southern Baptist Theological …

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — International Mission Board trustees appointed 19 new missionaries for service around the globe during their Feb. 6-7 meeting in Richmond, Va. Natalie Samford*, a Georgia …

By Art Toalston Southern Baptist Convention leaders responded this weekend to a report by The Houston Chronicle documenting sexual abuse by SBC ministers and volunteers stretching back to 1998. …

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