ERLC objects to Department of Education transgender proposal
WASHINGTON (BP) – The Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics entity has called for withdrawal of a Biden administration proposal it says would force schools to discriminate against female athletes to continue to receive federal funding.
Accreditors give tips for Christian school security
NASHVILLE (BP) – As shootings on school properties hold the nation’s attention, school administrators are focused on how to stop such a tragedy before it starts.
119 college, university students among many being saved in Georgia
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (BP) – Georgia is seeing revival on college and university campuses where 119 students have made salvation decisions since early January.
Proposed rule will erode students’ religious liberty, ERLC says
WASHINGTON (BP) – A proposed rule by the Department of Education would greatly reduce the religious freedom of college students, the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission told the federal agency.
SBC DIGEST: Georgia Baptist health foundation awards $8.8M; Committee affirms BGCT-Baylor relationship
Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation grants $8.8M to medically underserved; Committee affirms BGCT-Baylor relationship.
Georgia BCMs to get new facilities on 5 university campuses
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Georgia Baptist Mission Board has entered into a revolutionary ground lease deal with private investors to construct new facilities for Baptist Collegiate Ministries at five state universities with the possibility of expanding to additional campuses in the future.
Theological schools adapt to meet changing demands
WASHINGTON (RNS) -- Professional degrees are gaining traction at theological schools across the United States and Canada, while the traditional ministerial degree—the Master of Divinity—is faltering, according to new data.
Pastor is first Burmese-American elected to Indianapolis-area school board
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (BP) – In his new role on the Perry Township Schools Board, Southern Baptist pastor Hre Mang hopes to help provide quality education to the community’s diverse population.
ERLC, Iowa Baptist convention urge court to protect parental rights
ST. LOUIS (BP) – A Southern Baptist Convention entity and a Baptist state convention have joined with other organizations in urging a federal appeals court to block a public school district transgender policy they contend prevents the rights of parents to care for their children.
$3M gift will help launch Charles Stanley center at Truett-McConnell
CLEVELAND, Ga. – Emir Caner, president of Truett McConnell University, has announced that the university has received a gift of $3 million, the second largest gift in the school’s 76-year history and the first gift of its kind for the purpose of endowing a faculty chair. The gift will be used to endow in perpetuity the Dr. Charles F. Stanley Chair of Theology and to fund the Global Impact Center in Miller Hall, the building which serves as the centerpiece of the TMU campus.