Southern Baptist Convention

Baptist News | Mar. 24 2020

Why canceling the 2020 SBC Annual Meeting is putting ‘Gospel Above All’

by J.D. Greear President, Southern Baptist Convention I was warned that it would be tricky to lead the Southern Baptist Convention. But I don’t... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 24 2020

2020 SBC Annual Meeting canceled

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting has been canceled for the first time in 75 years. Citing... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 9 2020

IMB recommends mission volunteers postpone travel due to coronavirus risk

The International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention is now recommending that missions volunteers from U.S. churches postpone... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 2 2020

Bryant Wright named Send Relief president

The International Mission Board (IMB) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) announced Bryant Wright as the new president of Send Relief... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 28 2020

Baptist editors challenged to build trust, report good news and bad news

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist The most important value that Southern Baptist editors offer their readers is trust, said Bob Smietana,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Feb. 20 2020

BGR director to retire in June, relief agency to come under new Send Relief umbrella

Baptist Global Relief (BGR) CEO Jeff Palmer announced Feb. 20 that he will retire in June. “I love BGR, our team, what we do and every one... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Feb. 10 2020

GuideStone releases ministers’ tax guide

GuideStone has released its most popular annual publication, the 2020 Ministers’ Tax Guide for 2019 Returns. The tax guide includes tax highlights... [READ MORE]

Reader Submissions | Feb. 10 2020

VBS leaders prepare for summer

Vacation Bible School (VBS) leaders are gearing up for summer. More than 4,000 VBS workers have attended one of several LifeWay preview events... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Feb. 5 2020

Bill O’Brien, Missions innovator, founding director of Global Center at Beeson Divinity School, dies at age 86

Bill O’Brien, a former Southern Baptist music missionary acknowledged as a leading expert in 21st century global missions, died Feb. 2. He... [READ MORE]

Southern Baptist Convention | Jan. 31 2020

Missions inspiration underscores WMU board meeting

By Julie Walters National Woman’s Missionary Union From Alaska and Hawaii to Maine and Florida, Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) board... [READ MORE]