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  • Charles Fuller, SBC Peace Committee chair, dies

    July 31 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Charles Fuller, SBC Peace Committee chair, dies

    Charles Fuller, a Virginia pastor who chaired the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) Peace Committee, died July 28 in Roanoke, Va. He was 86. Formed in 1985 in response to a motion at the SBC annual meeting, the Peace Committee was charged to “seek to determine the sources” of controversy amid the convention’s Conservative Resurgence and “make findings and recommendations.”

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  • Dave Ramsey urges pastors to lead people out of debt

    June 19 2018 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dave Ramsey urges pastors to lead people out of debt

    Personal finance speaker and author Dave Ramsey, addressing the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting June 12, urged pastors to lead people out of debt by teaching them what the Bible says about money. “When you stand up in front of your congregation, you’re looking at a large number of people who do not have the …

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  • 365 Days: Prayer warriors stand on knees in Ukraine

    March 3 2015 by Marc Ira Hooks, IMB Communications | with 0 comments
    365 Days: Prayer warriors stand on knees in Ukraine

    On March 2, in Kharkiv’s central square, a group of Christians from different denominations huddled together on their knees, praying for their city. While the moment passed without celebration or fanfare, it marked the 365th consecutive day the group has gathered to pray for peace.

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  • Knowing the ‘real God’ has come at a price

    March 16 2012 by Don Graham, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Knowing the ‘real God’ has come at a price

    His heart pounds as he presses his two young daughters tightly to his chest and darts into the freezing rain. His wife follows close behind, quietly making her way through the darkness to the taxi idling outside the family’s home. Faruq and Jamilah* aren’t safe here anymore; police have finally tracked them down. Faruq knows they will soon come to arrest him.

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  • Afghanistan massacre prompts call for Christians to pray

    March 15 2012 by Don Graham, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Afghanistan massacre prompts call for Christians to pray

    A lone U.S. soldier accused in a shooting rampage that killed 16 Afghan civilians near Kandahar over the weekend is prompting Southern Baptist workers in Central Asia to ask American Christians to pray for peace.

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  • Families find financial peace in Ramsey seminars

    January 7 2009 by Norman Jameson, BR Editor | with 0 comments

    When Gary and Shirley Dohrman saw the success of their children who instituted the personal financial health planning promoted by Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University seminars, they became counselors themselves.

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