BNG honors Marv Knox for lifetime achievement

Currently editor and publisher of Baptist Standard Publishing, the onetime Baptist Press feature editor had a ringside seat for one of the most important schisms in American religion in the 20th century.

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CBF prays for victims in S.C. church shooting

Thursday’s business session at the June 15-19 CBF General Assembly in Dallas began on a somber note, as members paused to pray for AME brothers and sisters suffering in South Carolina.

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Mohler: ‘Confessional’ faith safeguards against error

The president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary says the rejection of biblical authority is what set liberal denominations on a trajectory toward gradual acceptance of homosexuality.

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Former SBC presidents unite against gay marriage

With a landmark Supreme Court ruling expected any day, former Southern Baptist Convention presidents joined current SBC President Ronnie Floyd in a joint statement refusing to validate same-sex marriages.

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CBF Arkansas adds assistant coordinator

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Arkansas has named a recent Truett Seminary graduate to be the organization’s first assistant coordinator.

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Americans under 30 view volunteerism as a big part of their identity. (Creative Commons photo)
Americans under 30 view volunteerism as a big part of their identity. (Creative Commons photo)

Volunteerism, vital for missions, transforms individuals and churches

Leaders of churches and ministries say they could not function without volunteers who seek God through missions work.

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SBC asks Supreme Court to rule against gay marriage

The nation’s second-largest faith group behind Roman Catholics says the Bible, not judges or politics, should define what marriage is.

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SBC ousts another gay-friendly church

The pastor of Weatherly Heights Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., says he bears no ill-will toward the Southern Baptist Convention, but “at the end of the day, I must be honest.”

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General Assembly’s proximity to McKinney should be cause for reflection and prayer, some CBF ministers say. (Creative Commons photo by Craig Sunter)
General Assembly’s proximity to McKinney should be cause for reflection and prayer, some CBF ministers say. (Creative Commons photo by Craig Sunter)

Pray for McKinney while in Dallas, ministers urge CBF Baptists

With the CBF’s General Assembly in Dallas, some pastors say it’s a perfect opportunity to raise awareness around issues of police brutality.

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Meeting in Ohio, SBC grapples with numerical decline

News got worse in 2014 for Southern Baptist Convention leaders hoping to turn around what has been termed a 50-year pattern of numerical decline.

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