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Bryan Loritts to join The Summit's leadership team

Seth Brown, BR Executive Editor
May 24 2020

Bryan Loritts will join the staff at The Summit Church beginning June 1. J.D. Greear celebrated Loritts' upcoming transition in an email to church members. read more


Church plants that meet in school buildings face reopening challenges

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
May 22 2020

As the state of Georgia continues on a path to reopening, Christ Covenant Church in Atlanta is cautiously planning to resume in-person gatherings. But decisions about when and how to return are complicated by where... read more


IMB’s first virtual Sending Celebration scheduled for June 9

IMB Staff
May 22 2020

Since 1845, nearly 25,000 Southern Baptist missionaries have shared the gospel, made disciples, planted churches and settled their families in 185 countries around the world. Sending Celebrations are a time to commission new missionaries who are furthering the vision of reaching all peoples with the gospel of Jesus Christ... read more


COVID-19 hampers Michigan Baptist response to historic flooding

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
May 22 2020

Historic flooding in middle Michigan during the COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges for Baptist State Convention of Michigan (BSCM) disaster relief. As the BSCM mobilizes flood response teams, feeding units, damage assessors and chaplains, BSCM state disaster relief director Bob Kiger says some volunteers might find the work too risky... read more


'Keep your faith in Him,' Akin tells graduates in online ceremony

Southeastern Seminary Staff
May 21 2020

While COVID-19 prevented an in-person spring graduation ceremony at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), it did not stop faculty, staff and students from celebrating 288 seminary and college graduates virtually on May 15... read more