Triple-murder suspect now eligible for death penalty

Originally charged with a lesser crime with mitigated circumstances, a man accused of killing three people including his wife and a Southern Baptist pastor has been indicted for first degree murder, which can be punishable by death.

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SBC president calls for racial healing

SBC President Ronnie Floyd urges Southern Baptists to ease the growing tension between the races in the United States.

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Former SBC leader says race a rift in America’s social fabric

Two years after coming under fire for comments criticized as racially insensitive, Richard Land says America needs to “exorcize the ghosts of the past” regarding racial prejudice.

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Roger Olson regularly speaks on the contrast between Calvinism and Arminianism. (YouTube photo)
Roger Olson regularly speaks on the contrast between Calvinism and Arminianism. (YouTube photo)

For Baptists, a lone Arminian voice crying in a Calvinist wilderness

Baylor theologian and ethicist Roger Olson has been championing Arminianism as an alternative to Calvinism since the 1990s. 

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Former missionary, professor Malcolm Tolbert dies

Malcolm Tolbert, a beloved professor at New Orleans and Southeastern Baptist theological seminaries, died Nov. 27 at the Butterfly Hospice Center in Baton Rouge, La.

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Alina Carbonell is pastor of the Hispanic pastor at First Baptist Church in Gainesville, Ga. (Photo courtesy of Alina Carbonell)
Alina Carbonell is pastor of the Hispanic pastor at First Baptist Church in Gainesville, Ga. (Photo courtesy of Alina Carbonell)

Struggles prepared her for ministry, says pastor of Hispanic congregation

Alina Carbonell’s “trial by fire” influences her leadership at the congregation which worships at First Baptist Church in Gainesville, Ga.

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Triple-murder suspect captured as Baptist church mourns

Details emerged over the weekend about a triple murder at a Southern Baptist church in Florida.

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Emile Sam-Peal (center), who heads the Lott Carey Mission School in Liberia, greets worshipers at First Baptist Church-West in Charlotte, N.C. At right is Ricky A. Woods, the church’s senior pastor. (Photo by Glenn H. Burkins for Qcitymetro.com)
Emile Sam-Peal (center), who heads the Lott Carey Mission School in Liberia, greets worshipers at First Baptist Church-West in Charlotte, N.C. At right is Ricky A. Woods, the church’s senior pastor. (Photo by Glenn H. Burkins for Qcitymetro.com)

After five-month delay due to Ebola, Liberian Baptist leader returning home

Emile Sam-Peal, who heads the Lott Carey Mission School in Monrovia, says he’s eager to begin recovery work in the devastated country.

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Trial date set for Union University murder suspect

Nine months after 21-year-old Olivia Greenlee was found dead in a parked car on the campus of a school affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention, her fiancée has been formally charged with her murder.

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Tennessee megachurch pastor succumbs to cancer

Despite battling cancer, Pastor David Landrith led Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn., in 2014 to surpass Belleveue Baptist Church in Memphis as the largest Southern Baptist church in Tennessee.

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