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Baptist News | Apr. 9 2019

Three Louisiana churches burned in last two weeks

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the burning of three predominantly black churches in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. The... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Apr. 2 2019

Floyd will bring commitment to prayer, strong biblical worldview to EC presidency, Alabama trustees say

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist An unwavering commitment to prayer and a strong biblical worldview are just two of the traits Ronnie... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 2 2019

Protect Your Church: SBOM sponsors workshop on preventing sexual abuse

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist After an article describing sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches came out in the Houston Chronicle... [READ MORE]

International News | Apr. 1 2019

US expands overseas abortion funding ban

The U.S. will strengthen and expand a policy withholding federal funds from overseas groups that offer or promote abortions, Secretary of State... [READ MORE]

National | Mar. 27 2019

Illinois legislature to vote on LGBT history education for K-12 school

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois state Senate could soon vote on a measure that would require K-12 public schools in the state to teach LGBT... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 26 2019

Appeals court OKs ministers housing allowance

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously March 15 that the long-standing clergy allowance, known... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 20 2019

SBC Executive Committee to vote on presidential nominee April 2

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee (EC) will hold a special called meeting in Dallas April 2 to vote on a presidential nominee,... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 19 2019

Court upholds ministerial housing allowance

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously March 15 that the long-standing clergy allowance does... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 18 2019

Free webcast for pastors and church leaders will focus on protecting children

Protecting children, youth and other vulnerable groups — as well as responding well to reports from victims of abuse in churches and ministry... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 4 2019

LifeWay’s Brad Waggoner named acting president and CEO

LifeWay Christian Resources board chairman Jimmy Scroggins announced March 4 that trustees have asked Brad Waggoner, LifeWay executive vice president,... [READ MORE]

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