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By Aaron Earls NASHVILLE (BP) — What began as midweek prayer meetings in the 18th century have become an accepted part of congregational life in the vast majority of Protestant churches in America, a study released Tuesday (Sept. 10) shows. Nine in 10 Protestant pastors say they have some type of activity on Wednesday night, […]
Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear baptizes a new believer at The Summit Church on Baptism Day Sept. 8. Twitter photo Howe named EC VP of communications NASHVILLE (BP) — Jonathan P. Howe has been named vice president of communications for the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee effective Sept. 5. Officers of the Executive Committee […]
DALLAS (BP) — As many churches enter budget season, they are seeking ways to stretch limited budget dollars to cover a myriad of good and God-honoring goals, including Cooperative Program giving and outreach in their local community. One additional area churches must never forget is their biblical obligation to provide well for their pastors and […]
By Keila Diaz JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (BP) — The historic First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida, plans to downsize its sprawling 10-block campus to just one beautifully designed block to cut expenses and more effectively serve the city in the name of Jesus Christ. On Sunday, Sept. 8, the congregation approved a plan to borrow $30 […]
By Brandon Elrod UPDATED 8/28/19 9:12 a.m.: The storm is expected to make landfall on Puerto Rico’s eastern coast late Wednesday morning/early afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center’s projections. The center of the storm will cut across the middle of the island, following a path similar 2017’s Hurricane Maria. GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (BP) — […]