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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. …

By Mike Ebert WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (BP) – North American Mission Board (NAMB) trustees meeting in South Florida this week saw first-hand the impact a sending church can have on its community. They …

TRUSTEES: Rainer gives final presidential address NASHVILLE (BP) — LifeWay Christian Resources trustees gathered for their first meeting of 2019 with their sights set on a season of transition and …

GuideStone releases Ministers' Tax Guide

By Holly Taylor DALLAS (BP) — GuideStone Financial Resources has released its 2019 Ministers' Tax Guide for 2018 Returns, available now for GuideStone participants. BAPTIST PRESS The tax guide …

February is Black History Month By Tobin Perry MESQUITE, Texas (BP) —  Terry Turner understands the value of knowing African American history by having seen the importance of discovering his own …

By Tom Strode ALBANY, N.Y. (BP) – New York may have re-established itself as America's leading abortion state by enacting a law that critics say goes beyond even the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe …

LifeWay to reduce 'brick-and-mortar channel' NASHVILLE (BP) — In light of "an accelerated rate of erosion" at "brick-and-mortar" stores, LifeWay Christian Resources President Thom Rainer has …

SOCIAL CIRCLE — With just around 35 regular members, Berean Baptist Church in Social Circle looks pretty ordinary. But this church has an extraordinary passion for missions – locally, globally, …

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