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SBC continues statistical decline, Floyd calls for rethinking ACP process

Baptist Press Staff
June 05 2020

For the 13th consecutive year, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) reported a drop in its membership. Total membership in the Southern Baptist Convention fell almost 2% to 14,525,579 from 2018 to 2019... read more

GUEST COLUMN

Who's Your One is not just a slogan

J.D. Greear, SBC president
June 05 2020

I grieve at the news that our reported baptism numbers fell again this year, continuing our 50-year decline. Many Southern Baptists labor faithfully but unseen, in difficult places, and their success is not shown in numbers they can report... read more

EDITORIAL

Look for the leaders

Seth Brown, BR Executive Editor
June 05 2020

I have watched more online videos than I can count in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. Pain, grief, anger and fear are washing over our society, creating waves of unrest that flood our city streets... read more

NEWS

Economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic slows Cooperative Program giving

Baptist Press Staff
June 05 2020

Gifts to the national Cooperative Program (CP) Allocation Budget for May 2020 were below budget by more than $1.5 million as the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to make an impact on churches financially... read more

NEWS

Podcast focused on racial reconciliation launches

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
June 05 2020

"The Reconciliation Conversation," a podcast aimed to "encourage love, expose hate, equip for reconciliation and emphasize unity, so that red and yellow and black and white can know our value together," debuted its first episode June 3... read more

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Conway pastor, Jayson Rowe, dies unexpectedly

Biblical Recorder Staff
June 04 2020

SBC churches engage communities amid protests

Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
June 04 2020

Ridgecrest Conference Center to host family getaways this summer

Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources
June 04 2020

Police shoot, arrest man after he interrupted church service

Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Editor
May 29 2020

Retired North Carolina pastor missing in Hawaii

Biblical Recorder Staff
May 27 2020

Bryan Loritts to join The Summit's leadership team

Seth Brown, BR Executive Editor
May 24 2020