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  • Greear: ‘Gospel Above All’ SBC theme worth repeating

    August 23 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Greear: ‘Gospel Above All’ SBC theme worth repeating

    The gospel stands in 2020 as the focus of the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting June 9-10 in Orlando, Fla., with the theme, “Gospel Above All. Always.” SBC President J.D. Greear announced the 2020 theme and unveiled an...

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  • Dew urges humility during 1st NOBTS sermon as pres.

    August 23 2019 by Marilyn Stewart, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    Dew urges humility during 1st NOBTS sermon as pres.

    Jamie Dew, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College, challenged listeners in his first chapel service as president to take on Christ’s humility for service. Drawing from Philippians 2:1-11, Dew said believers...

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  • After mass shooting, how do churches help survivors?

    August 23 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    After mass shooting, how do churches help survivors?

    Someone walks into the marketplace and starts shooting. Chaos ensues. Lives are lost. How does the church help survivors recover? “How numbing that has to be on those people?” asserts Ted Elmore, an incident preparation and recovery...

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  • Fla. Hispanic gatherings highlight ‘Gospel Above All’

    August 23 2019 by Keila Diaz, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Fla. Hispanic gatherings highlight ‘Gospel Above All’

    More than 1,000 Hispanic Florida Baptists are coming together across the state for the annual Hispanic State Fellowship gathering focusing on the Great Commission. In the course of three Saturdays themed “In God We Will Do Great Things...

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  • SBC leaders cast vision for 2020 SBC

    August 22 2019 by Barbara Denman, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    SBC leaders cast vision for 2020 SBC

    More than 220 Florida Baptist pastors and leaders were challenged by SBC Executive Committee President Ronnie Floyd to mobilize messengers “for the sake of the gospel” to attend the SBC annual meeting, June 9-10, 2020, in Orlando.

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  • ‘Caring Well Challenge’ on abuse to launch Sunday

    August 22 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Caring Well Challenge’ on abuse to launch Sunday

    The “Caring Well Challenge” to help Southern Baptists address sexual abuse will launch this Sunday (Aug. 25) in about 750 churches. Caring Well Sunday will mark the next step in an eight-part, 12-month effort to help equip churches to...

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  • Sweeping changes ahead for 8 state conventions

    August 22 2019 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sweeping changes ahead for 8 state conventions

    Eight state Baptist conventions – at their own initiative – are moving toward sweeping changes. The conventions’ goal: adding value to their churches.

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  • SE Asian earthquake victims find healing

    August 22 2019 by Lucy Campbell, IMB | with 0 comments
    SE Asian earthquake victims find healing

    Cahya* sped home on his motorbike, desperate to see his family in the wake of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. He had waited 30 minutes – long enough to let the tremors subside – but a sudden landslide took him by surprise. The treacherous...

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