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NEWS

LifeWay to host first Women's Leadership Forum in the West

Joy Allmond, LifeWay Christian Resources
December 13 2019

The LifeWay Women's Leadership Forum will make its western debut at Mariner's Church in Irvine, Calif., Feb. 20-21. Since the inception of the forum, LifeWay Christian Resources has hosted thousands of women in the Nashville area and at Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina... read more

Southern Seminary expands programs

SBTS Staff
December 13 2019

In an effort to make its doctoral studies program available to pastor-theologians everywhere, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary announced it is installing new doctor of philosophy modular concentrations in biblical studies and historical and theological studies... read more

NEWS

YouVersion announces top Bible verse of 2019

Tess Schoonhoven, Baptist Press
December 13 2019

YouVersion Bible app announced its most popular verse of 2019, Philippians 4:6: "Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done... read more

NEWS

Hobby Lobby and Green Family donate campus to OBU

OBU Staff
December 13 2019

Hobby Lobby and the Green Family formally announced their donation of the former St. Gregory's University (SGU) campus to Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) during a special event Wednesday, Dec. 11... read more

GUEST COLUMN

Time for 'radical reevaluation' of youth ministry

Richard Ross, SWBTS
December 13 2019

This year I am celebrating my 50th year focused on teenagers and the adults important to teenagers. What a blessing it has been for the Lord to give me this ministry focused on youth for my lifetime. Yet, after a half-century in this vital ministry, I've come to the inescapable conclusion a radical reevaluation is desperately needed if we wish to see more enduring faith in our youth after they become adults... read more