National

Louisiana Baptists hear call to reach the next generation

November 26 2018 by Brian Blackwell, Baptist Message

David Hankins, executive director of the Louisiana Baptist Convention (LBC), has announced his plans to retire, sharing his intentions during the 2018 LBC annual meeting, with the theme of “Imprint – Marking the Next Generation.” “I have every confidence that God is going to take care of this convention and bring about good things and better things for His glory …

Read More

Newsweek survey highlights LifeWay customer service

November 21 2018 by Carol Pipes, LifeWay Christian Resources

LifeWay Christian Resources is ranked as one of the top companies in the nation for customer service by Newsweek magazine. LifeWay landed at No. 1 for brick and mortar bookstores on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Customer Service 2019 – the first time the magazine has published rankings in this category. 

Read More

ETS meeting includes 190 Southern Baptist presenters

November 21 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press

The Holy Spirit theme of the Evangelical Theological Society’s (ETS) annual meeting provided a venue for application of scripture’s teaching on the Holy Spirit to a variety of disciplines. According to a count by Baptist Press, a quarter of the presentations (some 190 of 750) were offered by scholars with ties to Southern Baptist churches …

Read More

At Mother Emanuel, S.C. Baptists seek racial unity

November 21 2018 by Butch Blume, Baptist Courier

About 300 worshipers filled the sanctuary of historic Mother Emanuel Church Nov. 13 for a session of South Carolina Baptists’ annual meeting, held at the site of the 2015 massacre of nine black worshipers by a self-avowed white supremacist. An overflow crowd of 400 watched from closed-circuit TV at the nearby Citadel Square Baptist Church.

Read More

KBC names Woods, Donnell co-interim executive directors

November 20 2018 by Roger Alford, Kentucky Today

Two top assistants to outgoing Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) Executive Director Paul Chitwood will serve together as interim leaders of the organization while a search committee works to find his replacement. Chitwood was selected as the new president of the International Mission Board (IMB) Nov. 15.

Read More

Southern Baptists of Texas celebrate 20th anniversary

November 20 2018 by SBTC Staff

The 20th anniversary of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) drew more than 1,300 Southern Baptists, including 1,027 messengers, to the SBTC’s annual meeting. The theme for the milestone anniversary, “Entrusted:  A Gospel Legacy for the Coming Generations,” came from 2 Timothy 2:2 and opened each session as pastors and denominational leaders preached from 2 Timothy 2-4.

Read More

Evangelical Theological Society elects Mohler as VP

November 19 2018 by SBTS Staff

R. Albert Mohler Jr. has been elected as vice president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), effective immediately following this year’s Nov. 13-15 annual meeting in Denver. Mohler was elected as vice president with no objections from fellow scholars at the 70th annual ETS meeting. He is the third representative in the last 15 years …

Read More

California’s Camp Fire: ‘It never turned daylight’

November 19 2018 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB

Members of Paradise Ridge Southern Baptist Church have asked Pastor Bob Sorensen if they will continue to have a church but not because their building is gone. They ask because the Camp Fire destroyed much of their community. “We’ve had disasters before, and we thought we would be able to just go back,” Sorensen said.

Read More

Dave Ramsey’s love for pastors fuels mission

November 16 2018 by Shawn Hendricks, Baptist Press

For Dave Ramsey, pastors have a special place in his heart. This summer at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Dallas, the CEO of Ramsey Solutions and author of Financial Peace University (FPU) spoke to pastors and other Baptist leaders about stewardship and what the Bible teaches about debt. He offered FPU for free to pastors who …

Read More

2019 SBC theme announced by Greear

November 15 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press

The supremacy of the gospel will motivate Southern Baptist Convention President J. D. Greear as he leads Baptists to evangelize, plant churches, and mobilize college students for the Kingdom, he said in announcing his theme for the 2019 SBC annual meeting. Greear stated his theme as “Gospel Above All”…

Read More

Displaying results 21-30 (of 4020)
 |<  <  1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  >  >|