Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Bob Allen is news editor of Baptist News Global.

Bible translator, teacher Roger Omanson dies

Omanson, who taught New Testament at Southern Seminary in the 1980s, spent most of his career working out problems with translating thoughts from ancient Hebrew and Greek into modern languages around the world.

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Simmons College recognized as HCBU

A historically African-American college rebuilding with help from the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship cleared an important hurdle when the U.S. Department of Education officially designated it a historically black college or university.

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Indonesia executes Australian members of Bali 9

The duo’s spiritual adviser says all they wanted was to spend the rest of their lives in prison so they could minister to other inmates.

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Baltimore Southern Baptists respond to unrest with prayer, service

NAMB church planters see service opportunities in Baltimore as their moment to shine.

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Supreme Court hears challenges to state gay-marriage bans

Justices heard arguments Tuesday in what is expected to be a landmark decision settling a question that has divided lower courts: Is same-sex marriage a constitutional right?

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Julie Pennington-Russell resigns as pastor of FBC Decatur

After 30 years of “running errands” for God in three different congregations, a pioneer Baptist woman in ministry is stepping out of the pulpit.

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PNBC head says anger OK, violence not

The president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention says violence like that on the streets of Baltimore isn’t the way to achieve social justice.

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Texas Baptists take sides in school choice, pastor protection legislation

Texas Baptist leaders weighed in on two pieces of legislation in Austin being watched in other states.

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Baylor renames School of Social Work for Dean Diana Garland

Baylor University’s board of regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, who recently announced she will step down from her position June 1 for health reasons.

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SBC Pastors Conference disinvites Ben Carson

The likely GOP presidential candidate and leaders of the pre-convention meeting agree that controversy over the invitation could create an unnecessary “distraction.”

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