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  • Jerry Johnson’s fight for Christian communicators

    February 10 2016 by James A. Smith Sr., SBTS | with 0 comments
    Jerry Johnson’s fight for Christian communicators

    Jerry Johnson’s mission in leading the National Religious Broadcasters is to protect his fellow communicators’ right to exist and prevent the the censorship of evangelical voices on radio, television, the Internet and social media. Johnson will lead his third annual meeting as president of the association of communicators Feb. 23-26 ...

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  • ERLC to court: review ruling on pharmacists’ rights

    February 10 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC to court: review ruling on pharmacists’ rights

    The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) has joined other organizations in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify whether the free exercise of religion protects the conscience rights of pharmacists. The ERLC and 10 other religious groups filed a friend-of-the-court brief Feb. 8 …

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  • Trafficking victim even went to church

    February 10 2016 by Raleigh Sadler, Metropolitan New York Baptist Association | with 0 comments
    Trafficking victim even went to church

    Human trafficking occurs when those most vulnerable are exploited for commercial gain. According to the Walk Free movement, as many as 36 million people are modern-day slaves. With cases reported in all 50 states in the U.S., it is clear that anyone can be affected by this evil …

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  • Southern Baptists take NRB lead

    February 10 2016 by James A. Smith Sr., SBTS | with 0 comments
    Southern Baptists take NRB lead

    Southern Baptists’ presence at “Proclaim 16: National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention” is not merely a result of the fact that longtime Southern Baptist leader Jerry Johnson became president two years ago. The nation’s largest Protestant denomination is well represented in the premier organization of evangelical communicators because …

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  • Mohler calls for ‘insurgency’ of countercultural Christians

    February 10 2016 by S. Craig Sanders, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Mohler calls for ‘insurgency’ of countercultural Christians

    Countercultural Christianity is the necessary result of friendship with Jesus and the destiny for gospel ministers, said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in his Feb. 2 convocation address. Mohler said the cultural revolution has resulted in a “great displacement,” a loss of social capital for evangelical Christianity ...

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  • Church planting personal to NAMB

    February 9 2016 by Mike Ebert, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Church planting personal to NAMB

    As North American Mission Board trustees gathered for dinner on the eve of their Feb. 2 meeting, the entity’s president, Kevin Ezell, called on several to share how their churches are involved in planting churches and sharing Christ. They also heard reports of church planting and chaplaincy activity throughout North America…

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