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At right Rick Dunbar, IMB trustee chairman, announces the 16 members of the IMB's presidential search committee during the trustees' March 1 plenary session. The committee’s first meeting was …

Senator William Ligon of Brunswick responds to media questions after the vote on Senate Bill 375, also known as the Keeping the Faith and Adoption Care Act. MIKE GRIFFIN/Special ATLANTA — The …

Virginia Foxx As editor of The Christian Index, I have had the enviable privilege of meeting and interviewing some remarkable people, including some of the most notable pastors, amazingly dedicated …

IMB President David Platt, shown here addressing IMB trustees during a November 2016 meeting, will step down after a new president has been found. Platt says he spent months in prayer and counsel …

Participants in Pastors Day at the Capitol gather together. Attendees heard varous speakers illustrate the need for further political involvement by Georgia Baptists. MIKE GRIFFIN/Special ATLANTA — …

The crowd at the Legislative Prayer Breakfast gathered together in the morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 25 in the James "Sloppy" Floyd Building in Atlanta. GERALD HARRIS/Index ATLANTA — It was a …

LILBURN — Seneque Saintil came to America when he was 27 years old. Soon, he and his sister joined their parents, already living in Miami. Saintil would eventually attend Florida International …

Pastors statewide will have an opportunity to have breakfast and build relationships with their elected officials at the annual Legislative Prayer Breakfast. Religious liberty. Casino gambling. …

This image captureed by the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite shows smoke from wildfires over northern California on Oct. 9. Since then, Southern Baptist churches have joined the response effort, …

Vance Pitman addressed his Las Vegas congregation for the first time this morning since last Sunday's mass shooting. HOPE CHURCH/Special LAS VEGAS, NV — When Vance Pitman stood before his …

Curried lentils, potatoes, green beans, and green chilies over rice keep hunger at bay for young girls in South Asia who receive nutrition at two centers aided by Southern Baptists' gifts to Global …

OAKWOOD — The 5K race sponsored by a Gainesville church collected more than $5,000 for Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief to aid hurricane victims.  The Hurricane Hustle 5K, born out of Flat …

By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) — A letter drafted by a group of Southern Baptists and others has called on President Trump to denounce clearly the racism of the "alt-right." Dwight McKissic Sr., …

Pat McCoy, right, of Berkley Springs, WV, a member of South Berkley Baptist Church, and Raymond Bouchoc, of Charlestown, WV, a member of Baker Heights Baptist Church, perform mud-out recovery work in …

Tommy Woods and his bowfishing friends joined the rescue efforts of Texas residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. TOMMY WOODS/Special HIRAM — Bowfishing is an art form to Tommy Woods. Due …

Representatives from World Relief, Envision Atlanta, Clarkston International Bible Church, and missionaries from Johnson Ferry Baptist Church and the North American Mission Board’s Send Relief …

Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief volunteer Rhett Spires looks over Buckets of Care collected for Louisiana residents last year. State GBDR director Stuart Lang urges Georgia Baptists to pray, donate, …

Studies on states with a high connection to religion tend to run pretty static. Most religious areas exist in the Deep South and Bible Belt. On the other hand, the least religious tend to be in the …

Generation X hit a high point in voter turnout for the 2016 presidential election. Coupled with a similar response by Millennials, it marked the first time in decades Baby Boomers and older voters …

Evangelical leaders laid hands on President Trump as they prayed for him July 10 in the Oval Office. JOHNNIE MOORE/Special By David Roach WASHINGTON (BP) — Participants in an impromptu Oval Office …

At left Linda Cooper, National WMU president from Bowling Green, KY, stands with Jackie Hardy, National WMU recording secretary. NATIONAL WMU/Special SOCIAL CIRCLE — Jackie Hardy is an …

  Noted Christian author Eugene Peterson went from endorsing gay marriage to recanting that position, drawing reactions across social media. WIKIPEDIA COMMONS/Special Within a day, noted …

Pastor Jim Perdue of Second Baptist Church in Warner Robins speaks of the godly influence given to him by his parents, Sonny and Mary Perdue. Praying over his parents, he thanked God for the couple's …

Children of immigrants and refugees from around the world sing at a worship service at Clarkston International Bible Church earlier this year. The children, with the Georgia state flag behind them, …

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