Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley is assistant editor of Baptist News Global.

Growing pressures toward shorter sermons seems to be coming more from older church members, ministers say.

White evangelicals are organizing to run for political office while some churches support ongoing civil rights protest movements like Black Lives Matter, and some experts say it’s all a sign that society is shifting. 

The Mercer on Mission project in Vietnam provides prosthetic legs to thousands, including many who lost limbs during the Vietnam War and from previously unexploded land mines and bombs in its aftermath.

Kevin Glenn, whose Calvary Baptist Church was one of two congregatons attacked Sunday in Las Cruces, N.M., says it's important to remember Christ died for the bombers, too.

Kevin Glenn’s first day as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Las Cruces, N.M., was interruped when an improvised explosive device detonated in a mailbox attached to the church.

A Barna Group study finds that Americans are increasingly remaining in the communities where they live, giving hope to pastors and others that more relationships can be established with church neighbors. But they also warn that congregations must become more relevant to those in surrounding neighbhorhoods.

As people without any religious affiliation grow in numbers in the U.S., they are seeking community in a variety of places and pursuits.

Churches are grappling with Millennials who want their church membership defined in terms of mission and ministry, not names on a roll.

Tommy Deal’s last day as CBF disaster response director is July 31. Ron Fairley, coordinator of projects and services for CBF, will serve as interim beginning Aug. 1.

A joint VBS held by Baptist churches in Waco helped break down the racial divide between them. Other churches have reported similar experiences when racially divergent congregations cooperate to host these summer programs. 

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