Gateway Seminary President Jeff Iorg meets online with trustees during the group’s fall 2020 meeting. GATEWAY By Tyler Sanders ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) – Gateway Seminary’s board of trustees approved a revised budget of $12,000,000 for the 2020-2021 fiscal year during the fall 2020 meeting. Due to stronger than anticipated revenue, trustees approved a return to […]
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By Diana Chandler NASHVILLE (BP) – Churches who chartered or have ever hosted a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) troop should seek legal counsel now in case they are named in future sex abuse claims against the BSA, a Southern Baptist legal representative told Baptist Press. The BSA filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reorganization in […]
The Mississippi Baptist Convention has committed to donating $1 million to the 2020 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (LMCO) for international missions.
…78 percent of white evangelical Protestants still plan to vote for him in November…
By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE (RNS) — A Kentucky church has announced plans to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by Dove Award-winning Christian musician and songwriter Chris Rice. Tates Creek Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, said that Rice, whose songs include “Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus)” and “Deep Enough to Dream,” had been a guest musician […]
Until the COVID-19 pandemic, Capitol Hill Baptist had met in person every Sunday since its founding in 1878 except for three weeks during the Spanish flu outbreak in 1918, Sok said.
By Diana Chandler LAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) – Trinity Baptist Church Senior Pastor Steve James calls it “Lake Charles grit,” an ability to persevere during hardship on top of hardship. “Grit up” is the local rallying cry after Hurricanes Laura and Delta hit western Louisiana just weeks apart. “We had one hand tied behind our […]
Cedar Breaks National Monument was among Rob Rowbottom’s favorite destinations for his motorcycle treks in Utah. BP/Photo submitted By Art Toalston WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – “I ain’t never going to make it to heaven,” a gruff biker named Rusty told Rob Rowbottom. “Why?” Rowbottom inquired that night during a two-day ride in Utah to […]
“We do not get to choose a history, but we do bear responsibility for who we commemorate and why.”
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said Monday (Oct. 12) she has done her best as a federal appeals court judge “to reach the result required by the law” regardless of her own preferences.
Steve Ballew By Rebecca Manry FARMINGTON, N.M. (BP) – New Mexico pastor Steve Ballew will be nominated as the next executive director of the Baptist Convention of New Mexico (BCNM), the search committee announced at a meeting of the BCNM State Mission Board. The search committee will present Ballew as a candidate to the convention […]