Convention messengers approved 12 resolutions on topics including the freedom of the press, biblical sexuality, women and the draft, the Confederate flag, and evangelism. If you haven't already, I would encourage you to go online and read through the resolutions adopted in St. Louis.
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has announced the release of a book featuring key Southern Baptist leaders addressing the Southern Baptist Convention, its heritage, identity and future.
"The Lord received our gifts of faith, and with His blessing what had taken the previous 11 years to accomplish was achieved in four years," noted Forman.
My long history of being the bearer of bad news as the denominational stats guy is coming to a close.
First Baptist Church of London has built a missions pipeline to Alaska and the spigot twists open on Saturday.
Mill Creek Baptist Church's new building, which replaces one that burned to the ground in February 2015, was built by volunteers from all over the United States. Volunteers from Alabama to Colorado and other places were involved in the project.
Cayce Baptist Church is calling for a simultaneous prayer effort for the upcoming presidential election on July 3, a date strategically selected before the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. People living in the Eastern Standard Time Zone are called to pray at 2 p.m., people in the Central Time Zone are called to pray at 1 p.m., people in the Mountain Time Zone are called to pray at noon and those in the Pacific Time Zone are called to pray at 11 a.m.
Kentucky Changers kicked off their summer of service with 171 participants in Hopkinsville. Before the summer is complete, they will have around 700 more students, grades 8 through college, join the efforts in Calloway, Greensburg and Frankfort as they repair houses and share the gospel with homeowners.