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Contextualized ministry guides Montana pastor in outreach

SHELBY, Mont. (BP) – You wouldn’t think a pastor would have much in common with the bassist for one of rock’s legendary bands, but there’s a connection to be made.

2022 SBC Annual available online

NASHVILLE (BP) – John Yeats, who served 25 years as Southern Baptist Convention recording secretary, describes the SBC Annual as “one big aggregation” of all that Southern Baptists accomplish in the span of two days each June.

BGCT considering change in relationship with Baylor

PLANO, Texas (BP) -- The Baptist General Convention of Texas is seeking to “review and consider changes” to the special agreement that defines its relationship with Baylor University.

Southern Baptists set to recognize Global Hunger Sunday Aug. 28

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The last few years have witnessed world-changing events that have disrupted supply chains and limited access to food for many people. Southern Baptists will, on Aug. 28, recognize Global Hunger Sunday to raise support for those in need.

SBC DIGEST: Don Wilton retirement; SWBTS 2+3 program is mission fast track for couples

Don Wilton announces retirement; SWBTS program provides fast track for couple’s missions work.

Inmate wants to turn Death Row into ‘Life Row’

LIVINGSTON, Texas (BP) – About 200 of the inmates at the Allan B. Polunsky Unit – a Texas Department of Criminal Justice maximum-security prison near Livingston – are housed on Death Row, where prisoners typically spend 23 hours a day in a small, single-occupancy cell.

Kentucky church put ‘Ready Church’ preparation to good use

GARRETT, Ky. (BP) – Garrett First Baptist Church participated in a Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief program called Ready Church earlier this year.

California church partners with Peruvian church in multiplication efforts

LIMA, Peru (BP) – An ongoing partnership between First Baptist Church Hesperia, Calif., and Morado de Dios in Lima, Peru, has been a blessing for both churches, First Baptist Pastor Richard Spring said.

‘About 400’ Baptist churches lost in Russia’s war on Ukraine

LVIV, Ukraine (BP) – About 400 Ukrainian Baptist congregations have been lost in Russia’s war on Ukraine, said Ukrainian Baptist Theological Seminary President Yaroslav Pyzh, who is working to restore pastoral leadership to impacted cities.

SBC DIGEST: SEBTS hosts fourth annual AMS conference, announces Renew Conference

SEBTS conference offers training, encouragement for associational missions strategists; SEBTS Renew Conference to address ‘urgent Gospel issue.'