Donald Trump's Evangelical outreach is mostly with preachers who mainstream Evangelicals would consider heretics, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, says.
After losing Senior Pastor David Landrith to an aggressive cancer last November, the five-campus Long Hollow Baptist Church in Tennessee, which became the first Southern Baptist church in the state to baptize 1,000 people annually, named Robby Gallaty, 39, as its new senior pastor on Sunday.
Like a lot of progressive Christians, I'm intrigued by Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and a much more interesting cat...
Here is your must read of the day. My friend Russell Moore, the head of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has come out with a pretty strongly worded rebuke of Donald Trump. It's one of those "I wish I'd written this" pieces. Show More Summary
Everyone I know is sick of Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk, and so am I, but I want to share a couple of stories about her religion and Mr. Huckabee's, as well. He's Southern Baptist and she's Apostolic/Pentecostal which is more rigid in their edicts for women and their boisterous rituals. Show More Summary
With all the conservative Christians jumping on the Kim Davis bandwagon, defending a government official who broke the law and prevented people from obtaining the marriage licenses they are entitled to have, you might wonder if anyone...Show More Summary
Fact Check: Did a Southern Baptist pastor criticize the actions of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in a Facebook status update?
Mississippi Pastor Commits Suicide After Being Outed In Ashley Madison Hack Dr. John Gibson, the pastor of First Southern Baptist Church in Pearlington, Miss., and a professor at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s Leavell College, has taken his own life
Dr. John Gibson, 56, pastor of First Southern Baptist Church in Pearlington, Miss., and a professor at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s Leavell College, died Aug. 24, seminary officials said.
David Platt, the International Mission Board president for the Southern Baptist Convention, has penned an open letter to address cuts in funding to missions worldwide due to financial shortfalls.
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, says the anonymity Ashley Madison claimed to provide its clients allowed Christian "cultural warriors" to speak out against an immoral secular culture while many secretly imbibed in it.
Russell Moore believes definitions are important, especially when it comes to terms like "Evangelical" and "gay Christian," the prominent Southern Baptist leader recently revealed in a discussion about what he thinks is at the root of divergent beliefs about human sexuality among Christians.
Dr. Frank Page, President and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention explains their distinctives and some misconceptions. Ed Stetzer: What are some of the distinctives that make you different than other evangelical groups? Frank Page: Baptists have often used the acrostic BAPTISTS to describe their doctrinal distinctives. Show More Summary
Back in January, when South Carolina-based North Greenville College -- affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention -- announced the retirement of President Jimmy Epting, the press release made clear it was because of health concerns:
The Southern Baptist Convention is deeply in the red, coming in $21 million under budget. That means they will have to lay off 600-800 people from its International Mission Board.What's striking is how they're trying to let everyone down gently by saying this is all part of God's Plan:
(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention will cut as many as 800 employees from its overseas missions agency to make up for significant shortfalls in revenue, officials announced Thursday (Aug. 27). The International Mission Board anticipates...Show More Summary
David Platt: International Mission Board overspent $210 million over last 6 years. Two months after promoting plans to send out “limitless” numbers of missionaries, the International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention...Show More Summary
Notable Christian leaders have denounced the decision of a historic southern Baptist congregation to allow for LGBT ordination and marriage.
The South Carolina church that was founded by the Southern Baptist Convention's first president has adopted a new non-discrimination policy that will allow for the congregation to not only marry same-sex couples but also ordain openly gay, lesbian and transgender ministers.
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, has said that the Planned Parenthood videos exposing employees discussing the sell of aborted babies' body parts have "shocked the conscience" of those who have seen them, and expose "how deep the darkness" of the abortion industry goes.