Southern Baptist leaders issue joint statement on the death of George Floyd

June 01 2020

Southern Baptist leaders have published a statement grieving the recent death of George Floyd and calling for the end of "racial inequity in the distribution of justice in our country." The statement, co-authored by Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) president J... read more


Minneapolis pastor leads in peaceful protests after Floyd's death

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
June 01 2020

Pastor W. Seth Martin sat on guard in his front room until 3 a.m. Friday in case rioters approached his home, which is located just a block from where George Floyd was detained by police and died. "I would, prayerfully, if it was outside, I would petition and seek the peace for my street," said Martin, who is also a young husband and father... read more


A personal resolution

Josh Powell, South Carolina Baptist Convention
June 01 2020

I hesitate to write this for fear of being misunderstood, and it is not in any official capacity that the following is offered. I am writing this simply as a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ and seeking nothing more than to be faithful to the Word of God and devoted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ... read more


Fort Caswell adjusts summer operations amid COVID-19

BSC Communications
June 01 2020

Due to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) officials announced May 29 that no large group gatherings will take place at Fort Caswell this summer... read more


Federal finding on transgender athletes applauded

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
June 01 2020

Southern Baptist ethics specialists have praised a Trump administration finding that Connecticut's athletic association and multiple school districts violated federal law by permitting biological males to compete against females in athletic events... read more




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