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J. D. Greear Urges SBC to Retire Historic Gavel from Slaveholding Preacher
A day after his “black lives matter” address, the Southern Baptist president suggests replacing a 150-year-old relic.
Southern Baptists See Biggest Drop in 100 Years
As baptisms and membership continue to decline, top SBC leader challenges the annual report process.
ERLC Shifts Staff as Three Longtime Leaders Move On
Russell Moore’s earliest appointees helped define a new era for the Southern Baptist Convention’s public policy arm.
LifeWay Makes Cuts After VBS, Sunday School Sales Drop
The Southern Baptist publisher plans to restrict its budget by at least $25 million through reducing staff and salaries.
COVID-19 Shutdowns Are Shifting Seminary Education
With layoffs at Fuller and Southern, theological schools navigate financial pressures to keep training “spiritual responders.”
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Should Al Mohler’s Vote for Trump Surprise Us?
What David French makes of the Southern Baptist leader’s change and why he thinks white evangelical support for the president has grown.
A Major Seminary Just Shut Down Its Biblical Archaeology Program
What’s next for Christian Near-East excavators after Southwestern’s announcement and the onset of COVID-19?
Is It Manna from Heaven, Money from Washington, or Both?
Leaders consider stimulus loan options, and Christians rally to fund grants for struggling churches.
Southwestern Ends Largest Evangelical Archaeology Program
Coronavirus interrupts excavation projects across Israel.
With Conferences Canceled, UMC Split and SBC Votes Wait for Next Year
Besides budget approvals, most denominational business can be rescheduled.
Southern Baptists Have Only 13 African American Career Missionaries. What Will It Take to Mobilize More?
The International Mission Board launches new efforts to address historic shortage.
Southern Baptists Disfellowship Church Over Abuse for the First Time
But victim advocates say the denomination hasn’t gone far enough.
SBC Recalls ‘Year of Waking Up’ Since Abuse Investigation
Attention turns to a committee that could identify offending churches, a new measure put in place following the landmark Houston Chronicle series.
Florida Church Hosting Paige Patterson Faces Backlash
With advocates as well as the SBC president speaking out, #MeToo is changing expectations for who gets a platform in Southern Baptist churches.
Amid Christian Crackdown, China Recognizes Missionary Lottie Moon’s Church
The historic designation comes as the government shuts down fellow Christian congregations in the province, leaving advocates to wonder whether it represents propaganda or progress.
Black Pastor Candidate Withdraws After Controversial Vote at SBC Megachurch
First Baptist Church of Naples, Florida, continues to investigate whether Marcus Hayes’s rejection was the result of racial prejudice or preexisting turmoil following its previous pastor’s departure.
Southwestern Defends Female Profs After Leaked Email from Patterson Staffer
The new Southern Baptist seminary president works to repair relationships—and maintain donors—in his predecessor’s wake.
Longtime Liberty Prof Karen Swallow Prior Leaving for Southeastern
The author and English instructor will become the first research professor and one of the only female faculty members at the Southern Baptist college.
Paula White-Cain’s Evangelical Support Squad Isn’t as Surprising as It Seems
The movement has a long history of partnerships that transcend doctrinal divides.
Let the Little Children Come to Church, Safely
Improved policies are the first step in a major cultural shift to eradicate sex abuse in kids ministry.

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