Convention News

  • Collaborative book brings together voices of women of color
    on February 26, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Editor Kristie Anyabwile's book "His Testimonies, My Heritage" brings together a historic collaboration of women of color expositing the Word of God while sharing their personal experiences and how the Bible shapes their stories, past and future. Read more...

  • Most Protestant churchgoers don't go to church alone
    on February 26, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    A new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research found 1 in 5 Protestant churchgoers (19 percent) say they typically travel to church alone. Most travel to church with their spouse (54 percent), while close to a third say their child or children ride with them (31 percent). Read more...

  • FIRST-PERSON: Why aren't Baptists ... baptizing?
    on February 26, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    Southern Baptist Convention pastor J.D. Greear analyzes reasons baptisms may be declining the SBC and proposes some solutions. Read more...

  • Louisiana pastor arrested after interstate shooting
    on February 26, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    Louisiana pastor Christopher "Checkerz" Williams was arrested Feb. 11 after allegedly firing a handgun at an 18-wheeler in a road-rage incident on Interstate 10 in St. James Parish. Read more...

  • Persecuted pastors share Gospel while jailed in India
    on February 26, 2020 at 7:52 pm

    Three Christians in northern India spent more than two months in jail suffering abuse from other prisoners, even though police found no evidence of wrongdoing and the complainant retracted his accusation, sources said. Read more...