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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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:59pm
The empty tomb, J.D. Greear writes, abounds with redemption from guilt, injustice, addiction, pain, despair and death -- redemption through Christ's resurrection.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:50pm
Every other Tuesday afternoon for 15 minutes, leaders across the Southern Baptist Convention pause for a conference call to pray for their "one" -- the person they're seeking to share the Gospel with as part of the "Who's Your One?" evangelistic initiative.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:33pm
Religious liberty advocates held "Save Chick-fil-A Day" at the Texas Capitol yesterday (April 17) after the restaurant was banned from the San Antonio airport for donating to religious non-profits.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:44pm
Southern Baptists' six seminaries, Jason Duesing notes, share in the task given to every believer and church: carrying out the Great Commission to the glory of God.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:58pm
For the past 15 years, Wynness Thomas has been homebound, battling daily pain from arthritis of the spine and Parkinson's disease. But this former church pianist and choir member at Tilly Swamp Baptist Church hasn't let her age or ailments rob her of her love of music.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 2:46pm
The New York Times No. 1 bestselling book "The Love Dare," co-authored by award-winning filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, was featured in USA Today April 11: "Top 25 spiritual and inspirational nonfiction books from USA Today's bestseller list."

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:34am
As the son of a funeral director, Chuck Kelley often saw firsthand that the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ "makes a huge difference in how one handles the inescapable reality of death."

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:46pm
This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curricula and additional resources for all age groups.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:48pm
Hace unas semanas atrás estaba pensando en cómo animar a mi familia a celebrar la Pascua de una manera más intencional ya que días antes había tenido la convicción de que aunque sí celebramos el viernes Santo y el domingo de resurreción, realmente no hay en nosotros el mismo sentimiento que para la Navidad.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 3:44pm
Chonda Pierce is at a new stage in life. Widowhood and online dating give new material to her comedy routine, but her latest film "Unashamed" goes beyond her own testimony.