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  • Trump, Sanders dominate in N.H.

    February 11 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump, Sanders dominate in N.H.

    Maverick candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders easily won Feb. 9 in the first primary election to determine the major political parties’ nominees for the White House. Trump – the brash, billionaire businessman and celebrity – outdistanced the crowded Republican field by nearly 20 points to gain victory in the New Hampshire primary.

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  • Baylor’s sexual assault response draws protest

    February 11 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baylor’s sexual assault response draws protest

    Baylor University’s response to reports of campus sexual violence has drawn scores of protesters to the university president’s house and provoked at least two observers to call for the severing of official ties between Baylor and the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

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  • China detains pastor of largest state-sanctioned church

    February 11 2016 by June Cheng, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    China detains pastor of largest state-sanctioned church

    Chinese officials detained the pastor of the country’s largest state-sanctioned church in late January, likely as a punishment for speaking out against the government’s campaign to demolish church crosses in Zhejiang province. If so, Pastor Gu Yuese of Chongyi church is the latest victim in a nationwide crackdown…

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  • Youth curriculum debuts: 6-year free resource

    February 11 2016 by Michael Foust, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Youth curriculum debuts: 6-year free resource

    Richard Ross has spent most of his life leading youth to a deeper relationship with Christ, so he didn’t hesitate when he felt God’s call to develop a small group curriculum for teens and young adults. The online “Disciple6” curriculum, written by 60-plus faculty and students at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, includes …

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  • LifeWay to close stores at 3 seminaries, including Southeastern

    February 10 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    LifeWay to close stores at 3 seminaries, including Southeastern

    A change in buying patterns among seminary students was cited as the reason for the closures of LifeWay Christian Stores at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C.; and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo.

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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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