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National News | Apr. 17 2017

Chicago church sues over zoning rights

CHICAGO — Immanuel Baptist Church, Chicago, has filed a federal lawsuit over the city’s enforcement of a zoning ordinance that won’t allow... [READ MORE]

National News | Dec. 22 2016

Unchurched people likely to attend Christmas Eve service, Rainer says

Easter might be the day that the most churchgoers show up at the same time, but Christmas Eve is probably the most likely day for an unchurched... [READ MORE]

National News | Dec. 22 2016

Florida church shares Christmas message despite hurricane

Michael Arnold and his family were among hundreds of St. Augustine, Florida, residents who fled their homes in early October as Hurricane Matthew... [READ MORE]

National News | Dec. 22 2016

Most church resources geared toward large congregations, experts say

A few years back, Dennis Atwood was having a heck of a time getting his hands on a discipleship curriculum designed for small or even mid-sized... [READ MORE]

National News | Dec. 15 2016

It all happens in a breath

By Chris Turner Tennessee Baptist Convention One moment it was a blustery late November evening secluded in the Smoky Mountains; the next a fiery... [READ MORE]

National News | Dec. 8 2016

Tennessee Baptists work to overcome devastating fire

By Lonnie Wilkey Editor, Baptist and Reflector Though the wildfires that swept through the Tennessee community Nov. 28 destroyed or damaged three... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Nov. 24 2016

Musical partner to Billy Graham, Cliff Barrows, dies

Cliff Barrows, who led songs for evangelist Billy Graham for six decades, died in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Nov. 15. He was 93. “Cliff... [READ MORE]

National News | Nov. 10 2016

Baptist denominations reach across racial lines

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) announced a new partnership Oct. 5 with the National Baptist Convention of America... [READ MORE]

National News | Oct. 27 2016

SBC ends fiscal year $9.23 million over goal

NASHVILLE — The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) ended its fiscal year $9.23 million over its 2015–2016 budgeted goal and $6.57 million... [READ MORE]

National News | Oct. 27 2016

Annie Armstrong 2016 giving 2nd highest ever

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The nearly $59 million given to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering in 2016 ranks second highest in the offering’s history,... [READ MORE]