News

Here you will find the very latest news from the Baptist Press (BP), NAMB (North American Mission Board) and IMB (International Mission Board). Each entry includes the title, source and date of the article and a brief summary.

You can also select a specific news source (i.e. Baptist Press) from the News drop-down menu to read only a specific news feed.

Click on the title to view the full article at the external website.

 

BP News Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:11am
Lee Clamp's attempt to give fatherly advice to his son reminds him of the wisdom that the heavenly Father may be trying to impart to those who follow Him.

BP News Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:06am
Messengers to the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention advocated for the vulnerable against abortion, sexual abuse and religious persecution in approving 13 resolutions Wednesday (June 12).

BP News Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:03am
God is creating opportunities -- even amidst difficulty -- for people to hear a clear Gospel witness around the world, IMB President Paul Chitwood reported June 11 during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Birmingham. "And the nations are waiting," he said.

BP News Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:52am
Johnny Hunt shared a stunning statistic during the North American Mission Board's (NAMB) presentation at the SBC's annual meeting to underscore the importance of the "Who's Your One? evangelism initiative. Hunt serves as senior vice president of evangelism and leadership at NAMB.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:36pm
Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention have elected the 68-member Committee on Nominations for 2019-2020 to represent the 34 states or territories qualified for representation on the committee according to SBC Bylaw 30.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:09pm
"Bold resolutions and sweeping statements are not sufficient" to tackle the crisis of sex abuse, Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said today (June 12) at the 2019 SBC Annual Meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 8:49pm
Diversity among Southern Baptists was conveyed via two key committee reports approved at the SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., today (June 12).

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 7:05pm
The Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting drew an unofficial total of 8,183 messengers to Birmingham, Ala., outgoing SBC registration secretary Don Currence reported.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 5:47pm
Oklahoma pastor Stephen Rummage proclaims the power and promises Christians have in Jesus Christ "because of the cross" in the annual sermon at the Southern Baptist Convention.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 4:15pm
Fostering relationships among fellow pastors and church leaders was the theme of a panel on day two of the Pastor's Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting on Monday (June 10).

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 3:52pm
Marshal Ausberry says he and other blacks are often asked why they're Southern Baptist, given the Southern Baptist Convention's history of slavery, heritage of white supremacy and practice of white hiring. In his annual sermon as president of the National African American Fellowship, Ausberry offers a defense.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 3:39pm
Persecution is on the move around the world -- and gradually moving into American life -- but God is at work in the midst of it, according to a panel who spoke on the topic during the Monday evening session (June 10) of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 2:01pm
Unity was at the forefront of the first national Southern Baptist Hispanic Leaders and Pastors' Celebration on Monday night.

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:25pm
Jim Richards' dad was a firefighter, funeral director, chief civil deputy sheriff, director of security and a bivocational minister of music. Yet: "With all of the hats he wore, the one he wore best was 'Dad.'"

BP News Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:14pm
Southern Baptists honored 26 new missionaries sent by their home churches through the International Mission Board during a June 11 Sending Celebration.

Pages