Before 3,000 people at First Baptist Church here – one of the largest crowds to ever witness a North American Mission Board missionary commissioning service - NAMB introduced 79 new missionaries and 16 new chaplains March 28.
President Obama recalled the resurrection of Christ at an April 6 Easter prayer breakfast for Christian leaders that included pastors from a wide range of denominations, including the Southern Baptist Convention.
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church minister Paul Jimenez was among those named by SBC President Johnny Hunt to the Resolutions Committee serving during the June 15-16 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
Challenges abound for the team of International Mission Board missionaries serving in the bustling city of Moscow. They serve in a challenging cross-cultural context and the need for encouragement is real.
The West Virginia coal mine tragedy was an opportunity for Southern Baptists to show compassion to individuals who may not have had much experience with church, a North American Mission Board worker said.
An apology was extended by International Mission Board President Jerry Rankin to SBC Executive Committee President Morris H. Chapman March 15 for stating that Chapman viewed cooperation among Southern Baptists as more important than fulfilling the Great Commission.
Fred Luter has announced he's not agreed to be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, despite a Texas pastor's allusion the African-American Louisiana pastor would serve well in the role.
While many questions remain about the impact of the new health care legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama, GuideStone Financial Resources' plans already meet several elements of the new law.
William J. Scott, an 18-year-old freshman at Drew University, was charged March 15 in federal court with stealing between 21 and 23 of the letters and trying to sell them to a historical document dealer in the United Kingdom.
Mimi Walker and her husband Graham serve as co-pastors of Druid Hills Baptist Church in Atlanta. However, Graham professes that Mimi is the lead pastor due to his full-time administrative and professorial duties at McAfee School of Theology.
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The Open Door By J. Robert White, Executive Director GBC Published April 22, 2010
Sadly, not every child has the opportunity that most of us had to grow up in a home with our natural family. In today's society, our children are often innocent victims, living in situations that are far from loving.
Asking the politicians within the SBC to resolve the issues of the best use for Cooperative Program funds is like asking Washington to establish tort reform.
Don't pay the Piper By Patrick Latham, pastor, Second Baptist, Cedartown Published April 22, 2010
As a Georgia Baptist pastor, I am greatly disappointed that the Georgia Baptist Convention recently hosted an event featuring Don Piper, author of "90 Minutes in Heaven," at the Georgia Baptist Conference center at Norman Park on April 13.