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Few pastors left the pulpit despite increased pressure

NASHVILLE (BP) – Pastors faced increased stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, as churches were frequently forced to adapt overnight. More felt their role was overwhelming at times, yet very few pastors decided to actually leave the ministry in recent years.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Why pastors support CP

The following quotes were compiled from monthly Baptist Press stories featuring churches that give at least 10 percent of undesignated receipts through the Cooperative Program.

CeCe Winans, Elevation Worship, for KING & COUNTRY top Dove winners

NASHVILLE (BP) – CeCe Winans, Elevation Worship and for KING & COUNTRY were the big winners during the 52nd annual GMA Dove Awards, which aired Friday (Oct. 22).

Gulledge, ‘average pastor,’ receives ERLC’s religious liberty award

MADISON, Ga. (BP) – Griffin Gulledge doesn’t think he did anything special to gain the John Leland Religious Liberty Award from the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. He did what any Baptist can do, he said.

Daniel Darling named director of SWBTS Land Center

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – Southern Baptist thought leader Daniel M. Darling has been named director of the Land Center for Cultural Engagement at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, President Adam W. Greenway announced today (Oct. 25). He will also serve under presidential appointment as assistant professor of faith and culture at Texas Baptist College, Southwestern Seminary’s undergraduate school.

Workplace chaplaincy can be a place for healing, growth

HAZLEHURST, Ga. (BP) – Just as it goes with the church, life has a way of impacting the workplace. Employees deal with personal struggles, family issues, addiction and myriad other distractions that can impact their performance.

Supreme Court doesn’t block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November.

Texans to vote on amendment prohibiting government from limiting worship services

Allen, Texas (BP) – Texans will vote during their election day Tuesday, Nov.2, on a proposed amendment to their constitution that would forbid the government from limiting or prohibiting religious services.

‘Father of contemporary Christian music’ dies at 94

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Often called the “father of contemporary Christian music,” Ralph Carmichael left his mark on the music industry in seven decades and at least as many genres. Carmichael died Wednesday (Oct. 20) at the age of 94.

FBC Fairdale takes church into community with love at every turn

FAIRDALE, Ky. (BP) – Instead of waiting for the community to come to them, First Baptist Church Fairdale is meeting the community on their turf. It has become a model ministry that has flourished with connections being made, literally, on every corner.