Convention News

  • Southern Baptist leaders issue joint statement on the death of George Floyd
    on May 30, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- 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." Read more...

  • Minneapolis pastor leads in peaceful protests after Floyd's death
    on May 29, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    Minneapolis church planter W. Seth Martin has led his congregation in peaceful protests since George Floyd died while in police custody. Members of The Brook Community Church have sat, chanted and prayed at the location where Floyd was detained. Read more...

  • Federal finding on transgender athletes applauded
    on May 29, 2020 at 7:09 pm

    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...

  • FIRST-PERSON: A personal resolution
    on May 29, 2020 at 6:42 pm

    Pastor Josh Powell has adopted an 11-point resolution for confronting racism and seeking justice. "My conscience will testify against me and my witness will be marred if I do not express my convictions," he says. Read more...

  • Graduates will 'see the word of Lord,' Mohler says
    on May 29, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary "see the word of the Lord speed ahead of them," said seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr., at the school's 225th commencement exercise May 15. Read more...