NASHVILLE (BP) – The capacity for help from Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) is high. In fact, one key SBDR leaders says it ranks right up there with the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army in resources available to people in crisis.
FORT WORTH (BP) – A longtime professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has announced his resignation, according to a seminary statement. David Allen, Distinguished Professor of Preaching and Director of the Center for Expository Preaching will make July 31 his last day on faculty.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Southern Baptist leaders are responding to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Reactions range from jubilation to resolve to protect life on a state level.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Political leaders are urging the pro-life community to prepare for a possible violent reaction to the Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade.
Panelists at the June 21 early morning Baptist21 meeting included (left to right) Tom Ascol, Danny Akin, Juan Sanchez, Dana McCain, Bart Barber, Albert Mohler and moderator Jed Coppenger. Photo by Sonya Singh
BUDAPEST, Hungary (BP) – The organization that governs competitive swimming events around the world has ruled that swimmers who identify as transgender women and who began transitioning after the age of 11 cannot compete in women’s swimming events. FINA made the announcement June 19.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – Messengers to the 2022 Southern Baptist Convention voted down a motion to abolish the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) June 15.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – A motion made on first day of the 2022 SBC Annual Meeting will bring a vote to the floor of the convention to “abolish the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention.” The vote is scheduled for 11:35 am Wednesday, June 15.
FIRST-PERSON: Baptist Press makes corrections to abuse-related stories, issues apology to those affected
Baptist Press makes corrections to two abuse-related stories and issues apology to effected survivors
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – As final preparations are underway for the 2022 SBC Annual Meeting, the Great Commission Council has issued a statement thanking the Sexual Abuse Task Force for their work during the past year and calling Southern Baptists to act on the recommendations when they gather June 14-15.