Featured News

  • ‘Rise up,’ Floyd urges churches at inauguration

    September 17 2019 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Rise up,’ Floyd urges churches at inauguration

    At more than 47,000 churches strong, Southern Baptists can have a massive spiritual footprint – they just have to harness the power of prayer and their resources for the sake of the gospel, Ronnie Floyd said. “God has blessed us...

    READ MORE
  • Church planter gets to ‘The Bottoms’ in Concord

    September 17 2019 by Mike Creswell, BSC/Fruitland Baptist Bible College | with 0 comments
    Church planter gets to ‘The Bottoms’ in Concord

    Drive past Charlotte’s jagged skyline. Head north up I-85 a ways, past the big speedway and the shopping mall. You’ve come to Concord. Wander towards downtown. At some unmarked point not on a map, you pass into an area some locals call...

    READ MORE
  • Floyd to NAMB staff: Champion gospel unashamedly

    September 17 2019 by Mike Ebert, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Floyd to NAMB staff: Champion gospel unashamedly

    In his first visit to the North American Mission Board (NAMB) in his new role as president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, Ronnie Floyd challenged staff members to “champion unashamedly the sharing of the gospel with...

    READ MORE
  • ‘See You at the Pole’ school prayer event Sept. 25

    September 17 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘See You at the Pole’ school prayer event Sept. 25

    Students in more than 60 countries are anticipated to pray in schools Sept. 25 at numerous See You at the Pole (SYATP) events and during Global Week of Student Prayer Sept. 22-28. “If...,” this year’s theme drawn from 2...

    READ MORE
  • Wedgwood tragedy 20 years later: ‘He is faithful’

    September 17 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Wedgwood tragedy 20 years later: ‘He is faithful’

    For Tralissa Griffin, whose daughter Cassie was among those who lost their lives at Wedgwood Baptist Church 20 years ago, healing began with God’s comforting voice. For Cassie’s father David, his shaken faith was strengthened when he...

    READ MORE
  • Volunteers serve Coastal N.C. after Hurricane Dorian

    September 16 2019 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Editor | with 0 comments
    Volunteers serve Coastal N.C. after Hurricane Dorian

    News outlets spent last week looking back at Hurricanes Fran and Florence. Hurricane Dorian, once a category 5 storm that hovered over the Bahamas, struck land in North Carolina as a category 1 on Sept. 6, a week prior. “Bigger disasters get...

    READ MORE
  • Schofield: October prayer emphasis to illustrate revival

    September 16 2019 by Biblical Recorder and BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Schofield: October prayer emphasis to illustrate revival

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is once again calling N.C. Baptists to unite in a 30-day prayer emphasis for revival and spiritual awakening this October leading up to this year’s annual meeting in November. The “Pray...

    READ MORE
  • TRUSTEES: ERLC honors Denhollander, Lankford

    September 16 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: ERLC honors Denhollander, Lankford

    Trustees of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) approved a leading advocate for sexual abuse survivors and a United States senator as recipients of the entity’s 2019 awards during their annual meeting Sept...

    READ MORE