Southern Baptist Convention

Latest News | Jun. 22 2020

Conservative Baptist Network denies conflict of interest

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist Six of the 48 individuals named as members of the new Conservative Baptist Network’s steering council... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 17 2020

In historic election, SBC Executive Committee elects first African American chair

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee elected its first African American chair in a special called meeting June 16. Rolland Slade,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 10 2020

Alabama Baptists among 61 international missionaries commissioned

Two Alabama Baptists, Eric and Heather McDonald, were among 61 missionaries commissioned by the International Mission Board in a virtual Sending... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 4 2020

Southern Baptist Convention continues statistical decline, Floyd calls for rethinking ACP process

For the 13th consecutive year, the Southern Baptist Convention reported a drop in its membership. Total membership in the Southern Baptist Convention... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 3 2020

SBC Advance provides online ministry update

Using prerecorded messages from denominational leaders, interviews and videos, SBC Advance provided an online ministry update from various Southern... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 31 2020

Alabama Baptists join with other SBC leaders to grieve death of George Floyd, issue statement

Alabama Baptist leaders are among Southern Baptist Convention leaders who published a statement yesterday (May 30) through Baptist Press grieving... [READ MORE]

Reader Submissions | May. 22 2020

New IMB missionaries approved during virtual meeting of trustees

Trustees of the International Mission Board approved the appointment of 59 new missionaries May 13–14 — its first time to hold a virtual... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 20 2020

IMB extends halt of volunteer groups through July 31

International Mission Board officials have extended postponement of field personnel hosting ministry volunteer groups through July 31, according... [READ MORE]

Reader Submissions | May. 8 2020

Thousands of viewers joined online for ‘Praying on the Mountain’

Thousands of viewers joined online May 5 for ‘Praying on the Mountain,’ a call to prayer for spiritual awakening in America. Held in conjunction... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 30 2020

State conventions, SBC entities facing pandemic-induced cuts

Numerous Southern Baptist entities, including state conventions, seminaries and national entities and auxiliaries, are implementing budget and... [READ MORE]