Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. seemed unimpressed by Pastor David Platt’s explanation of why he prayed alongside President Donald Trump during a worship service last Sunday.
A Southern Baptist seminary that in February lamented its historical ties to slavery is unwilling to make monetary reparations to a nearby historically black Baptist college, according to the seminary’s president and trustee chairman.
The former head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board on Sunday prayed alongside Donald Trump when the president made an unannounced visit to a Virginia megachurch.
A church that recently announced it will allow same-sex weddings has withdrawn voluntarily from the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
A Louisiana College professor resigned in protest in February, claiming administrators at the Baptist school tried to suppress criticism of a chapel speaker for using sexualized imagery and leaving the impression that a woman’s value is measured by her physical appearance and sexual history.
Three former presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention are among more than 250 religious leaders joining a call by evangelist Franklin Graham to set aside Sunday, June 2, as a special day of prayer for President Donald Trump.
The head of the Baptist Center for Ethics – an autonomous ministry partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship – declared May 23 that he is welcoming and affirming of gays.
In 2018 the Southern Baptist Convention recorded the fewest baptisms in a year since World War II, according to statistics released last week by LifeWay Christian Resources.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders in North Carolina condemned abuse in a special meeting May 15 responding to the May 7 arrest of a minister at a CBF partner congregation charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.