HAMPTON, Va. (BP)--The Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia added 41 churches to its ranks and adopted an $8.2 million budget in its annual Bible conference and convention at Liberty Baptist Church, Hampton, Va., Oct. 9-10.
CHICAGO (BP)--Few Christian doctors make a personal sacrifice to serve Jesus the way Tina Slusher does.
Voices are being raised in our culture that say, 'Back away from the culture war. We've lost it. Just build our separate institutions. Have nothing any more to do with the culture,'" Charles Colson observed. "This is no time to turn away from the culture around us," countered the founder of Prison Fellowship in addressing […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Donned in his altar boy garb, 15-year-old Juan Sanchez stood ready to perform his duties during mass. The priest looked at all the altar boys and said, “‘One day, someone in this line will become a priest,’” recounted Sanchez, a master of divinity student at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Two […]
ATLANTA (BP)–America is in trouble in large measure because its families are in “trouble — serious trouble,” said the man who spearheaded a full-page ad in USA Today last year of 131 evangelical leaders commending the Southern Baptist Convention’s statement on the family. Dennis Rainey, executive director and co-founder of the FamilyLife ministry division of […]
ATLANTA (BP)–“Voices are being raised in our culture that say, ‘Back away from the culture war. We’ve lost it. Just build our separate institutions. Have nothing any more to do with the culture,'” Charles Colson observed. “This is no time to turn away from the culture around us,” countered the founder of Prison Fellowship in […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–A standing-room-only crowd packed into Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Alumni Chapel for the Louisville, Ky., institution’s 183rd commencement ceremony May 21. The seminary’s faculty conferred 148 degrees to graduates representing 28 states and 11 foreign countries. The graduates earned 13 types of degrees, ranging from the diploma in theology to the doctor of […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–“‘No decision is more crucial for the church than the choice of a seminary professor,’” said Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President, R. Albert Mohler Jr., quoting theologian John Leith, author of a recent book on theological education. “‘Each seminary professor either increases or decreases the number of people who worship God each Sunday. […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Culminating four years of discussion, research and planning, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. unveiled April 20 a $70 million campus master plan of improvements and additions to the Louisville, Ky., institution’s facilities. Aging buildings, numerical growth, demographics, increasing library resources and utility questions were some reasons why the campus […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–Roy L. Honeycutt, former president and chancellor of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, remains hospitalized after open heart surgery April 1 and is facing difficulties recovering, family members have acknowledged, asking for prayers on his behalf. In an April 13 letter Southern President R. Albert Mohler Jr. sent to staff, faculty and friends of […]