fbpx
WatersEdge

News Articles in SBC News

Sort by:
Filter by Resource Type:
Filter Options »
Filter by Author:
Filter by Scripture:
Filter by Series:
Filter by Event:
Filter by Media Format:

VBS attendees donate 2,500 books for Read Georgia initiative

BUFORD, Ga. – Statistics show the future can be dire for disadvantaged children who grow up without books in their homes.

Bible Study: In our pain, the Lord will provide

Abraham proclaimed "Jehovah-Jireh," the Lord will provide, when God sent a ram to stand in place of Isaac as a sacrifice. Perhaps you have a personal Jehovah-Jireh moment.

SEBTS prison ministry program bears fruit as graduation nears

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- A single bar of soap was all he needed to survive. Either give a fellow incarcerated person a single bar of soap to square a debt behind prison walls, or suffer the violent repercussions his creditor threatened.

VBS ‘primed and ready’ to begin post-COVID era

NASHVILLE (BP) – As COVID-19 fears ease, Vacation Bible School leaders are especially delighted, as well as thousands of children who will receive spiritual nurture through music-sparked worship, Bible studies, activities, games and crafts.

FIRST-PERSON: A prayer guide for Uyghurs

Life for Muslims in the province of Xinjiang in Northwest China has changed drastically over the past four years, and the transformation has been heartrending.

Seminaries celebrate God’s blessings, honor alumni at SBC luncheons

NASHVILLE (BP) – The six Southern Baptist seminaries hosted luncheons for both alumni and friends during the lunch break Wednesday, June 16, -- the second day of the two-day 2021 SBC Annual Meeting. Seminary presidents addressed the crowds with updates from their respective schools, recognized distinguished alumni and welcomed guests.

Nashville native ministers to refugees next door and abroad

NASHVILLE (BP) – Meeting a refugee at a community center helped set the trajectory on which Evie Tucker* finds herself today, working among Middle Eastern refugees in a community center overseas.  

VISION STAGE: Advancing the vision

NASHVILLE (BP) – The Vision Stage in the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting exhibit hall saw approximately two dozen different panels over three days discuss topics ranging from the sending missionaries to leading a church in a post-pandemic world – all with a focus on the Great Commission.

Women gather at SBC to celebrate theological scholarship

NASHVILLE (BP) – In a spirit of gratitude and enthusiasm for how the Lord is bringing women together through scholarship across Southern Baptist seminaries, more than 30 women met together the day before the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting. The June 14 meeting was the first of its kind tied to an SBC annual meeting.

FIRST-PERSON: The Christian life as Sabbath rest

OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) – “Why haven’t I heard this before? Is this some new doctrine you have created?” That’s the reaction I got from a friend the other day while talking about Hebrews chapter four.