Southern Baptist megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress prayed for the peace of Jerusalem at the May 14 relocation of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv, while violence raged 40 miles away.
Longtime Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson has apologized for once describing a teenage girl as “fine” and “built,” explaining it as a sermon illustration gone wrong.
LeDayne McLeese Polaski, a 20-year employee of the Baptist Peace Fellowship in North America, is stepping down as executive director at the end of May 2019. Polaski, who recently turned 50, said she has “had a growing sense” her departure…
Mark Harris, a former Southern Baptist pastor and past president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, won Tuesday’s primary race for a U.S. House of Representatives seat from a Republican incumbent who narrowly beat him two years ago.
Churches dually aligned with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Kentucky Baptist Convention will be no more, if messengers to the KBC fall annual meeting agree with the convention’s credentials committee.
Hundreds of Southern Baptist women are signing an online petition calling for removal of a seminary president for views on the subjugation of women they say are unbiblical.
A federal judge ruled May 3 that a sexual molestation lawsuit against former Southern Baptist Convention leader Paul Pressler must return to state court in Texas.
An American Baptist church in West Virginia has been removed from its local association because its pastor does not believe that homosexuality is a sin.
Southern Baptist Convention leaders are distancing themselves from an embattled seminary president in an unusual departure from custom about never speaking ill in public about a fellow agency head, according to a former denominational worker.