Partnerships between missions groups complicate the metrics. B aptisms performed by Southern Baptist missionaries have plummeted over the past decade. In 2015, the International Mission Board (IMB) immersed close to 55,000 converts.Show More Summary
Southern Baptists will not both grow and remain a majority white denomination. One of the highlights of this year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting was the panel on racial reconciliation. Then-president Ronnie Floyd convened...Show More Summary
Former Southern Baptist Convention president Ronnie Floyd said faithfulness to the gospel was a priority, and he will not endorse presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president, after attending Trump's highly anticipated meeting with over 900 evangelical leaders in New York City Tuesday.
Former Southern Baptist Convention President Dr. Ronnie Floyd is not endorsing any candidate for president of the United States despite agreeing to be on Donald Trump's religious advisory board.
Former Southern Baptist Convention president and megachurch pastor Jack Graham says that he is ready to "champion Donald Trump" after attending the meeting between the presumptive Republican nominee and over 900 evangelical pastors and activists in New York City on Tuesday.
4 ideas from small denominations. A significant part of the current Southern Baptist attendance decline rests on the asking if our methods are missiologically appropriate. If we were to honestly assess our churches by state convention, we would see we have not been as successful in the pioneer or new work states as others denominations have. Show More Summary
At their convention last week, Baptists voted to reject the Obergefell ruling and Obama's transgender 'guidance.'
Russell Moore called on Christians to never compromise the truth even in the midst of intense societal pressure, at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.
The SBC and Refugees, Ministering in Disaster, Pastor Mistakes, Church Signs, and more! Southern Baptists Split With Donald Trump On Refugee Resettlement —Sarah McCammon Tips for helping a loved one after a tragedy, from a ChristianShow More Summary
The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission received criticism from some members of the Southern Baptist Convention at the denomination's annual meeting on Wednesday for filing an amicus brief on behalf of a Muslim group seeking to build a mosque.
The Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest Protestant denomination, met this week (June 14-15) in St. Louis in what turned out to be one of its most memorable annual meetings.
The resolution also calls for the strongest possible scrutiny to make sure refugees are not potential terrorists.
The Southern Baptist Convention has been closely associated with conservative politics for years, but at its annual meeting this week the nation’s largest Protestant denomination showed that its concerns are becoming more diverse along with its membership.
The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination, voted on Tuesday to discourage the display of the Confederate battle flag. The decision comes after an annual meeting held this year in St. Louis, where, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, leaders held candid discussions about race and the church’s role in racial unity. Read more...
Southern Baptist vote comes hours before Stephan Bauman reveals next move. Southern Baptists adopted a resolution this morning encouraging fellow Christians to offer “care, compassion, and the gospel” to refugees resettled in the United...Show More Summary
J. D. Greear withdraws from unusually tight SBC election, making Steve Gaines the next leader. In an unusually contested race, Southern Baptist messengers elected Tennessee pastor Steve Gaines as their next president this morning. Gaines replaces Ronnie Floyd, who has served the maximum two consecutive terms. Show More Summary
America’s second-largest religious group denounced the flag as a symbol "of hatred, bigotry, and racism."
The only time Southern Baptists can name LGBT people is when they're rejecting them. The post The Southern Baptist Convention’s Cruel Response To The Orlando Shooting appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Amid calls to restrict Muslim immigration, the Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution encouraging member churches and families to welcome refugees coming to the United States.