Duplin disaster relief leader honored by N.C. governor

Elizabeth Upshaw, BSC Communications
August 03 2021

Richard Weeks, the site coordinator for Baptists on Mission’s Charity Rebuild Center and director of missions for the Eastern Baptist Association, has been awarded a Governor’s Volunteer Service Award... read more


Prestonwood’s $1M gift to fund new IMB work among Muslim people groups

Myriah Snyder, IMB
August 03 2021

During a worship service Aug. 1, Prestonwood Baptist Church gifted the International Mission Board (IMB) $1 million toward the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. The entire donation will go toward new mission work overseas... read more


GuideStone’s Spika discusses advocacy for Christian values in the marketplace

Baptist Press Staff
August 03 2021

August financial update with GuideStone’s David Spika read more


New strategies emerge as Japanese churches face future with fewer pastors

Caroline Anderson*, IMB
August 03 2021

Japan’s population is aging. Almost 30% of its population is 65 years old and older. This statistic is affecting church planting, church health and church growth. International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries and Japanese Christians must answer the question, “Who will lead the next generation of believers?” Scott Bradford, a missionary in Tokyo, said the average age of local pastors is between 60 and 70 years old... read more


ERLC urges Senate leaders to restore pro-life protections

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
August 02 2021

The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) urged U.S. Senate leaders July 30 to reinstate long-standing, pro-life policies removed from spending bills by the House of Representatives... read more