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Latest News | Jun. 12 2018

Danny Wood elected 2019 SBC Pastors Conference president

Danny Wood, pastor of Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills, was elected president of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference,... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Jun. 8 2018

Paige Patterson withdraws from convention sermon at next week’s SBC annual meeting

Paige Patterson has withdrawn from preaching the convention sermon next week at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas. As... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Jun. 4 2018

Supreme Court rules for baker in same-sex wedding cake case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding because of a religious... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 1 2018

Southwestern Seminary trustee chair clarifies decision to fire Patterson

“The unanimous decision by the Executive Committee to immediately terminate Dr. Paige Patterson was prayerfully considered and warranted,”... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 30 2018

Patterson terminated from Southwestern Seminary

Paige Patterson has been terminated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, effective immediately. Full details... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 22 2018

Beeson Divinity School Announces Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute

Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School has announced the creation of the Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute, named in honor of the school’s... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | May. 18 2018

Texas shooting: Baptists mourn ‘lives snuffed out’

Grief counseling, prayer and offers to assist with funeral arrangements are among the ways local Southern Baptists sprang to action after a gunman... [READ MORE]

Latest News | May. 16 2018

Samford’s Beeson Divinity School Founding Dean to Step Down in 2019

Timothy George, founding dean of Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, announced May 16 that after 30 years he will step... [READ MORE]

Gambling | May. 14 2018

Supreme Court decision opens door to state-sanctioned gambling on sports

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist A landmark ruling by the Supreme Court today (May 14) clears the way for all 50 states to legalize... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | May. 9 2018

Three Christians freed from North Korean prison

Three American Christians serving prison sentences in North Korea have been freed, according to a May 9 tweet from President Donald Trump. Kim... [READ MORE]