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Baptist News | February 23, 2021

Annual ‘Night to Shine’ prom event adapts to pandemic concerns

Beth Anderson, known affectionately as “Miss Beth,” had been ready for this year’s Night to Shine event for months. She had her dress picked... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 23, 2021

Stephen Ministers struggle to help during COVID-19 pandemic

When a ministry is called to be near people who are struggling or in pain, it can be more difficult during a pandemic. “We are truly just someone... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 23, 2021

Stephen Ministry ‘quiet but powerful’ tool for helping the hurting

Christians are never immune to difficult times, and the trials of 2020 underscore that many believers can benefit greatly from a caring smile,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 22, 2021

Uzbek authorities deny Protestant church applications, incite fear

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The Uzbekistan government reportedly has denied Protestant churches’ applications to exist, with some leaders saying... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 22, 2021

Baptist leaders applaud S.C. fetal heartbeat law

Southern Baptist public policy leaders commended the latest early ban on abortions to gain approval in a state. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 22, 2021

Major league baseball’s Darryl Strawberry urges pastors, churches to share faith boldly

Darryl Strawberry says he’s thankful he had a praying mother. He had a life many would call the definition of successful — a major league... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 22, 2021

Pro-life efforts remain strong in nation, state

Some 45 abortion clinics across the U.S. ceased performing the procedure in 2020, according to a recent report published by Operation Rescue,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | February 21, 2021

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “The Last Supper,” reopens to the public

Visitors can once again view Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “The Last Supper,” housed inside the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria... [READ MORE]