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  • Beth Moore: Parenting goal focused on Jesus

    October 17 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Beth Moore: Parenting goal focused on Jesus

    Beth Moore’s primary parenting goal was for her daughters to know Jesus is everything, the popular Bible teacher told the audience at the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s (ERLC) 2018 national conference. Moore answered questions from ERLC President Russell Moore in an Oct. 12 session during “The Cross-shaped Family” …

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  • Rainer calls on churches to get a little scrappy

    October 17 2018 by Aaron Wilson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Rainer calls on churches to get a little scrappy

    Back in high school, LifeWay CEO and President Thom S. Rainer spent many Friday nights playing tailback for what he calls a scrappy football team. He noted they weren’t the biggest, fastest or most athletic players, but because of the team’s grit and determination, they overcame a bad season to make it into the quarterfinals …

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  • Food trucks open doors for Florida church

    October 17 2018 by Keila Diaz, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Food trucks open doors for Florida church

    Thomasville Road Baptist Church in Tallahassee is using food trucks on Wednesday night as a way of engaging and building relationships with their community. “You meet a lot of different kinds of individuals at food trucks,” said Brooke Miley, missions ministry associate. “They offer a non-awkward opportunity to start a conversation with someone you might not get to talk to otherwise,” …

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  • Chibok girls’ struggles subject of HBO film

    October 17 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Chibok girls’ struggles subject of HBO film

    “And by God’s grace, we’ll make it,” one of 276 Christian schoolgirls Boko Haram kidnapped from Chibok proclaims in the preview of an upcoming HBO documentary on the captives who’ve been released. “Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram” showcases 103 Chibok schoolgirls struggling to regain normalcy nearly five years after their ordeal began.

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  • SWBTS: Bingham ‘speechless’ at call to lead, serve

    October 16 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SWBTS: Bingham ‘speechless’ at call to lead, serve

    For Jeffrey Bingham, God’s call to the interim presidency of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) was literally a phone call. As a May 22-23 meeting of Southwestern’s trustees stretched into the early-morning hours, Bingham, dean of the seminary’s School of Theology, couldn’t sleep in his hotel room at a conference in Chicago.

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  • Brothers at children’s homes give hearts to Jesus

    October 16 2018 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Brothers at children’s homes give hearts to Jesus

    Pastor Randy Stewart reached out and took the young boy’s hand as he stepped into the baptismal waters. They had enough time to exchange a quick smile just before Stewart looked out into the congregation. “I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit!” Stewart proclaimed …

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  • 3 things to know about breakout sessions

    October 16 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    3 things to know about breakout sessions

    Breakout sessions are an important part of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting. Each year, a number of pastors, ministry leaders, church practitioners, convention staff and others offer sessions that address a variety of topics. This year’s meeting includes more times allotted for sessions and more offerings.

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  • Repentance vital in Christian homes, ERLC speakers say

    October 16 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Repentance vital in Christian homes, ERLC speakers say

    Repentance should mark Christian parenting, participants were told Oct. 12 at the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s 2018 national conference.  Bible teacher Jen Wilkin and Philadelphia, Pa., pastor Eric Mason both pointed to repentance from sin as vital for a Christian home during “The Cross-shaped Family” …

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