More than 100 Christians have died in December clashes with Fulani herdsmen in northeastern Nigeria, and the military is suspected of aiding the attackers, Christian leaders there told World News. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
In the wake of November's deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, an expanding cadre of small- and medium-sized-church leaders is developing security plans in an effort to prevent armed attacks and other threats at their churches. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Cada año la importante revista Time selecciona a la persona que ha tenido más influencia en el mundo durante el año. La persona del año 2017 ha sido acertadamente y sin lugar a dudas las mujeres que rompieron el silencio y cuyas voces empezaron el movimiento #MeToo (yo también). [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Planning to share Christ with your neighbors this Christmas season? Preston Fidler, a language trainer and church planter in Central Asia, shares how Christmas parties can have more of a Kingdom impact -- even if inviting people over is "as scary as Charles Dickens' Ghost of Christmas Future." [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Robert Charles "R.C." Sproul, the Reformed theologian, pastor, teacher, and lecturer who founded and chaired Ligonier Ministries and authored close to 100 books, including "The Holiness of God," died Thursday (Dec. 14). He was 78. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
As Lesley Hildreth walked across the stage with her daughter, Rachel Hildreth Breniser, at Binkley Chapel on Dec. 8 to receive their degrees, the moment represented not only personal accomplishments but also Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's influence on the Hildreth family. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Reading the newspaper, Randy Adams writes, is indispensable in helping ministry leaders understand and reach out to their communities, from births, deaths and arrests to local economic, political and moral issues. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Democrat Doug Jones' election to the U.S. Senate in Alabama last night (Dec. 12) over controversial social conservative Roy Moore capped a campaign in which both sides appealed to faith and values. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Most Americans believe society is increasingly abandoning the religious aspects of Christmas, according to new Pew Research Center findings, but most Americans are not troubled by the trend. Concurrently, Pew said a religious appreciation of the season is declining among individuals themselves. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Jason Allen, president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, underscores the power of the Gospel to 135 new graduates. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Pro-life advocates hope a new U.S. Department of Justice investigation into Planned Parenthood marks a turning point for the nation's largest abortion provider. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
In an effort to share the love of Christ with others, Evelyn Pearson started a cookie ministry for those coping with the loss of a loved one. "It was the Lord that gave me this idea," said Pearson, a member of Oak Valley Baptist Church in Franklin, Tenn. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Eric Reed writes that Jesus' life reflects key principles relating to the issue of sexual harassment: Jesus was respectful of women and honest with them. He stood up for women and did not exclude them in the face of controversy. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
In today's SBC Digest: Charles Stanley succession plan approved at First Baptist Church in Atlanta; SBC This Week podcast gathers #MyLottieStory videos; Kay Coles James to address the annual Rose Day pro-life rally in the Oklahoma State Capitol. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Baptist News
Today's From the States features items from: BaptistLIFE (Maryland-Delaware); Baptist and Reflector (Tennessee); Northwest Baptist Witness [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Baptist News