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Hundreds of community events are planned across the nation, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Juneteenth gaining traction among churches, governments
by Diana Chandler WILLOW GROVE, Pa., June 18, 2020 (BP) — Less than 30 miles north of the iconic Liberty Bell, which allegedly tolled to announce the public reading ofRead More
"The world is waiting for us to come together..."
African American leaders call for Southern Baptists to stand together in unity
by Tess Schoonhoven NASHVILLE, June 17, 2020 (BP) — Calling the racial unrest roiling the nation “spiritual warfare,” and saying “unless hearts change, nothing will change in America,” Philadelphia pastorRead More
Saturday (May 30) at 5:30 p.m., Martin plans to join an interdenominational group of pastors in a prayer vigil...
Minneapolis pastor leads in peaceful protests after Floyd’s death
by Diana Chandler MINNEAPOLIS, May 29, 2020 (BP) — Pastor W. Seth Martin sat on guard in his front room until 3 a.m. Friday in case rioters approached his home,Read More
The effort already has 20 local congregations (partner churches) spanning multiple denominations...
Tallahassee churches to hold citywide virtual VBS
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 22, 2020 (BP) — The vision at Bradfordville First Baptist Church is to make disciples who love upward, inward and outward. And this summer, the “outward” componentRead More
Mohler said he has decided to vote for Trump in November...
Opinion: Mohler’s turn to Trump is the crowning flip-flop of his career
by: Paul O’Donnell (Jonathan Merritt) April 17, 2020 (RNS) — One of the most prominent evangelical leaders in the #NeverTrump movement has defected to the Trump loyalist side. After breakingRead More
Graham, one of the president’s evangelical advisers, felt that Moore’s criticisms of Trump and his evangelical supporters was out of bounds.
Dispute over Russell Moore, politics, Trump and money for missions behind ERLC review
by: Yonat Shimron Feb. 20, 2020 (RNS) — Jack Graham believes in the Southern Baptist Convention. He’s a former president of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination and once traveled theRead More
Southern Baptist leaders fear controversy over Moore could lead to a drop in donations.
Trump critic Russell Moore, ERLC to face scrutiny by Southern Baptists
by: Paul O’Donnell NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2020 (RNS) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee will launch a task force to examine the activities of the Ethics and ReligiousRead More
Her presence on the list was met with protests on social media.
For now, Southern Baptists stick by Hosanna Wong, spoken word artist and pastor
by: Bob Smietana Feb. 14, 2020 (RNS) — Organizers of a major Southern Baptist pastors conference are standing by their choice to feature a spoken word artist and pastor namedRead More