Even before the global coronavirus pandemic, Baptists in the South American nation of Venezuela have faced years of economic struggles, lack of resources, political turmoil, and difficulty in travel. And as they’ve done during those other challenges, they’ve continued to minister amid the threat of
Rev. R. Albert Mohler Jr., one of the key leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, plans to vote for President Trump in the fall, a reversal of his position in 2016 when he argued that support of Trump risks destroy evangelicals’ credibility.
Christian meditation apps — with names like Abide, Pray, One Minute Pause, Soultime, and Soulspace — have entered the scene, adding prayer and Scripture to the digital landscape of soft voices and nature sounds.
If Americans got to choose, houses of worship would be one of the first organizations reopened when social distancing restrictions are scaled back, according to a new poll on reopening society from Scott Rasmussen.
Even as many pastors lead funerals regularly, many admit they haven’t made end-of-life care decisions or planned for their funerals.
Mark Twain is reputed to have said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” In that spirit, it is worth remembering evangelist Billy Sunday’s face-to-face encounter with the great influenza pandemic while conducting a revival crusade in Providence, Rhode Island.
A recent survey found around half of church leaders surveyed struggled to create engaging interactions through online services – something Texas A&M Professor Heidi Campbell found people long for, in her research on religious use of the internet.
Mark Wingfield, the associate pastor of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, has been named executive director and publisher of Baptist News Global, BNG’s board of directors has announced. Wingfield, 58, will take the helm of the independent, reader-supported news organization July 1.
On Tuesday (April 14), U.S. President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would halt funding to the World Health Organization despite the global role of the WHO in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Trump’s move echoes political fights decades ago as the son of a Danish Baptist
Easter came and went over the weekend, and we find ourselves in much the same place as if nothing changed. But, what if Easter isn’t the end of the story? What if life's victory over death has begun, but isn’t yet complete?