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Exec. Comm. members' questions aired in open forum

6 hours 39 min ago
Concern over Baptist work in Utah and Idaho, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission were voiced during an Executive Committee open forum Sept. 18.

'Gospel above all' motivates Greear agenda

6 hours 43 min ago
The supremacy of the Gospel will motivate J.D. Greear as he leads Southern Baptists to evangelize, plant churches and mobilize college students for the Kingdom, he told Southern Baptist executives Sept. 17 in Nashville.

Baptists feed Florence survivors, prepare for recovery

6 hours 48 min ago
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief efforts continue in North and South Carolina as residents brace for a potential resurgence of flooding.

After duck boat tragedy, parents' faith gives comfort

7 hours 19 min ago
After losing her parents in the Branson duck boat tragedy in July, Michelle Chaffer finds comfort knowing they have gone to "the best destination, heaven."

FROM THE STATES: La., Ark., N.M. evangelism/missions news; 'Numbers matter because they mean people'

10 hours 23 min ago
Today's From the States features items from: Baptist Message (Louisiana); Arkansas Baptist News; Baptist New Mexican

FIRST-PERSON: The guy I failed to witness to

12 hours 18 min ago
"So, do you have any good news for me today?" Keith Shorter was asked. But only "something about the weather" came out of his mouth rather than "the Good News of Jesus Christ."

#MeToo, church awareness focus of study

12 hours 23 min ago
A new LifeWay Research study shows more pastors say they are addressing domestic or sexual abuse issues from the pulpit. Still, half say they lack training in how to address sexual and domestic violence.

BLOG: SBC Executive Committee meeting

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:08
SBC Executive Committee

DR ramps up as Florence floodwaters rise

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:45
Rising floodwaters have cut off the supply chains of some Southern Baptist Disaster Relief efforts following Hurricane Florence, and others are increasingly threatened. But that's not slowing down ministry to North Carolina communities hit by the storm.<br>

'Unbroken' follow-up opens as audience favorite

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:20
"Unbroken: Path to Redemption" was an audience favorite, but a low earner at $2.4 million and a fourth place showing among new releases on its opening weekend, according to industry insider reports.<br>

Decisions for Christ highlight campus revival

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:53
Louisiana College's final session of its fall revival ended on a high note when 30 students surrendered their lives to Christ Sept. 13.<br>

Salvations 'on a daily basis became normal'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:26
An architect and his wife marvel at their 13 years in Asia as the Holy Spirit accorded them an opportunity "to see millions of people get to hear the Gospel, most of them for the first time in their entire lives."<br>

WorldCrafts expands aid for children's causes

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:51
Fair trade ministry WorldCrafts adds benefit initiative for Lifeline Children's Services and expands ties to Baptist children's home ministries.<br>

FIRST-PERSON: They pointed to me

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:50
Aaron Menikoff reflects on the kind of influence he should have as a pastor, noting, "The one leader in history who had the right to dominate His followers chose instead to lay down His life for them."<br>

As Florence lashes N.C., Baptists 'shine bright'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:37
As Hurricane Florence came ashore Friday (Sept. 14) in North Carolina, Southern Baptists began relief ministries and made initial assessments of flooded church buildings and homes.

Kid vaping epidemic cited in FDA e-cig fines

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:10
Nicotine-rich e-cigarettes commonly clothed in pastel brights with perky flavors have reached epidemic use among kids, a federal agency said in levying industry penalties to limit youth access.

Platt to step down from IMB; Meador named as interim

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:20
After receiving the resignation of David Platt as International Mission Board president, effective Sept. 27, the trustee executive committee has named Clyde Meador as interim president, subject to full board approval.

EDITORIAL: ¿Como librarse del resentimiento?

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:35
1. Reconoce que todo sufrimiento tiene un propósito, aunque muchas veces tú no lo veas. Job y la perdida de sus hijos. 2. Ora específicamente por los que no te quieren y te han dañado con palabras o acciones. Jesús y los fariseos. Hacer una lista de esas persona ayudaría algunas veces sólo para recordarlas concretamente.

J.D. Greear at NOBTS: Mobilize 'ordinary people'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:25
God's plan for reaching the world involves sending out "ordinary people" in the power of the Holy Spirit, SBC President J.D. Greear said in a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary chapel message Sept. 13.

Nursing fellowship, at 35th anniv., elects new leader

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:01
Launching a new era of leadership while celebrating 35 years of ministry, Baptist Nursing Fellowship has elected Lori Spikes as the new BNF executive director.