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  • SBCAL approves plan to fight sexual abuse

    June 19 2019 by Tobin Perry, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBCAL approves plan to fight sexual abuse

    The Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) voted unanimously during their meeting, June 9, to approve broad recommendations to Southern Baptist associations, state conventions and churches about how to prevent the abuse of...

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  • Oregon bakers wait after high court order

    June 19 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Oregon bakers wait after high court order

    Oregon bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein now will wait to see if the U.S. Supreme Court’s insistence they receive a new hearing from a state court will produce a different result in their effort to practice their biblically based beliefs. The...

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  • SBC Women’s Session addresses leadership, ministry

    June 19 2019 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Resource Network | with 0 comments
    SBC Women’s Session addresses leadership, ministry

    Women from all across the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) were urged to meet the challenges of leadership and ministry with patience and confidence at the newly inaugurated SBC Women’s Session, held June 10 at the Birmingham-Jefferson...

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  • Women & Work Forum affirms call ‘to honor God’

    June 19 2019 by Keila Diaz, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Women & Work Forum affirms call ‘to honor God’

    A Women & Work Forum drew 170 women to hear author and teacher Jen Wilkin and Tami Heim, president and CEO of Christian Leadership Alliance, after the June 11 session of the SBC annual meeting at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center...

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  • Panel examines women’s role in SBC

    June 18 2019 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Resource Network | with 0 comments
    Panel examines women’s role in SBC

    Women have indispensable roles in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and in the church, said panelists during the “Indispensable partners: the value of women in God’s mission” panel discussion during the 2019 SBC Annual...

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  • Panelists urge unity, not uniformity in SBC

    June 18 2019 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Panelists urge unity, not uniformity in SBC

    “In essentials, unity; in nonessentials, liberty” – that was Ken Whitten’s closing statement and the overall theme of the Gospel Above All panel June 12 at the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Annual Meeting. The...

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  • Seminary luncheons relay highlights & achievements

    June 18 2019 by SBC Seminary Staff | with 0 comments
    Seminary luncheons relay highlights & achievements

    Alumni and friends of the Southern Baptist Convention’s six seminaries gathered to hear their institutions’ 2018-2019 highlights and achievements June 11 and 12 in conjunction with the SBC’s annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

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  • 18 of 23 SBC messenger motions referred

    June 17 2019 by Myriah Snyder, The Christian Index | with 0 comments
    18 of 23 SBC messenger motions referred

    Eighteen of the 23 motions by messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., were referred to SBC committees or entities; five were ruled out of order. The Committee on Order of Business made the...

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