Baptist and Evangelical leaders gave their condolences to the family of Rosalynn Carter, the prominent humanitarian and former first lady who died shortly after entering hospice at the age of 96.
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A longtime Tennessee pastor who led a Baptist congregation for more than 30 years was killed in a one-vehicle car accident over the weekend.
The Southern Baptist Convention’s missions group focused on North America has received a $70.2 million offering this year, making it the largest single-year offering in its history.
Weighty topics such as Baptist political theology and the Conservative Resurgence were among several discussed during a conversation on “Baptist Public Theology, Democracy, and Principled Pluralism” hosted by the Land Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
In a historic move for the Southern Baptist Convention, Kevin Smith has been unanimously elected as the chairperson for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) by its board of trustees.
Willie McLaurin, the interim president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, has stepped down from position after it was revealed that he had false credentials.
The Southern Baptist Convention has upheld the removal of Saddleback Church from the denomination due to the California megachurch having a woman serving in the office of teaching pastor.