Robert Dilday

Robert Dilday

Robert Dilday is editor in chief of Baptist News Global.

Pastor Paul Msiza of Pretoria assumes the presidency of the Baptist World Alliance as it holds its congress in Africa for the first time.

James Dunn, who died July 4, was committed to religious liberty, social justice and his thousands of friends, said speakers at his memorial service.

As executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty for two decades, Dunn was outspoken in his support of religious liberty and separation of church and state.

This article was updated on Sunday, July 5, to include iinformation about the memorial service.

Representatives of the Progressive National Baptist Convention believe it’s time to restore key provisions of the 50-year-old Voting Rights Act.

Sermons last Sunday focused on the racially motivated killings at a South Carolina church.

The New Baptist Covenant is among those supporting the observance.

Alistair Brown will have served eight years as the school’s top executive.

David Olive has led the Baptist-affiliated school for eight years.

The East African nation has been racked by violence for weeks.

The organization also adopted a budget and elected officers for the coming year.

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