News from the Baptist Press

Formed in 1946 by the Southern Baptist Convention, and supported with Cooperative Program funds, Baptist Press (BP) is a daily (M-F) international news wire service. Operating from a central bureau in Nashville, Tenn., BP works with four partnering bureaus (Richmond, Va.; Atlanta, Ga.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Washington, D.C.), as well as with a large network of contributing writers, photographers and editorial providers, to produce BP News.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:28am
Adam W. Greenway nominated to lead Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:10pm
Baptist Press is live blogging plenary sessions of the SBC Executive Committee meeting Feb. 18-19. Updates can be read here and at our Twitter account.

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 12:48pm
Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear told CNN he is calling the convention to disfellowship churches "that show a wanton disregard that allows abuse."

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:56pm
About 100 evangelists, pastors, directors of evangelism and some wives traveled from across the United States to gather in Oklahoma at the Falls Creek Conference Center, Feb. 11-12, to identify issues that have led to declines in evangelism ...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:18pm
Pastor Date Nights tell pastors and wives they're "loved, appreciated and valued" through LifeWay-sponsored events in 19 states and Canada.<br>

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:39am
Raleigh Sadler, in "Vulnerable" from B&H Publishing Group, writes to people who have "no idea what to do or where to start" in the fight against human trafficking.<br>

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 2:33pm
Cuban pastors are resisting pressure to support a Feb. 24 constitutional referendum that further limits religious freedoms in the Communist nation, international religious liberty advocates said.<br>

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:43am
In giving and going to make Christ known throughout the world, Paul Kim writes, "you will gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your home mission and the heart of God."<br>

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:45am
Educating congregations, staff and volunteers about sexual abuse, prohibiting one-on-one interactions and employing security are crucial steps in preventing sex abuse in churches, pastors of churches where predators have been arrested told Baptist Press.

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:29am
In a Phoenix cineplex, CityView Church is taking root, seeking to reach people described by pastor Jeremiah Semmler as "looking for a community home."