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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Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:20am
By playing video games for 662 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds during a 30-day period, Joshua and Daniel Greening have become world record holders.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:23am
American Protestant churchgoers say God is on their mind throughout their day in both intentional and impromptu moments. The 2019 Discipleship Pathway Assessment study from LifeWay Research identified seeking God as one of eight signposts of spiritual maturity.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 1:24pm
Eugene Smith Sr., affectionately known as "Mr. Eugene" around Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, died Aug. 11 at the age of 92. He had been a beloved facilities employee for nearly 40 years.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:26am
"Missions Journey: Students" is WMU's new digitally-formatted resource designed to provide ongoing missions discipleship curriculum for all student groups and to empower them to discover their own roles as disciples of Jesus who live on mission.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 12:20pm
Misiones para Todos (Missions for All) is Woman's Missionary Union's new, bilingual digital resource for missions leaders in Hispanic churches.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 1:28pm
Hace un tiempo, estando en el mercado, le hablé del evangelio a una persona no creyente y ella me preguntó a qué iglesia yo asistía, al responderle me dijo que le parecía que algunos bautistas estaban tratando de separase un poco de la identificación denominacional, eliminando la palabra bautista del nombre de la iglesia.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 2:27pm
Rocky Mountain church's volunteers reach out to whitewater guides via a weekly meal, with an annual boost by volunteers from Kansas.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 2:49pm
Southern Baptist leaders welcomed indications from the U.S. Trade Ambassador on Tuesday (Aug. 13) that a so-called "Bible tax" will be avoided.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 3:35pm
In sharing stories about missions and missionaries with enthusiastic preschoolers, Kathryn Nunnelley began to sense God's call in her own heart to share her faith in New England.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:18pm
Twenty-nine churches participated in the Baptist Convention of New Mexico's 2019 Hispanic Simultaneous Revivals campaign. The number rose from 24 churches during the 2018 campaign.