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In April, Word&Way received 21 awards — including ones for top overall local/regional magazine and top overall podcast — from three religious communication organizations honoring excellence in religious journalism in 2018.

(RNS) — Throughout Christian history, churches and cathedrals have used the medium of stained glass to tell the stories. With no fanfare, and to the secret relief of many, chapel windows of Paige Patterson and Paul Pressler came down last week.

NASHVILLE (RNS) —  Ronnie Floyd, an Arkansas megachurch pastor and former Southern Baptist Convention president has been elected to head the denomination’s Executive Committee by a vote of 68 to 1 electing Floyd in an executive session of nearly four hours.

(RNS) —  Former Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has been nominated to lead the denomination’s Executive Committee, based in Nashville, Tenn.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (BP) -- Five months after Hurricane Michael's onslaught, dozens of college students descended on Florida. The students came alongside residents like Jean Bartlett, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Panama City, who rode out the storm from her home.

NASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019 marking a shift to a digital retail strategy. As part of the transition, LifeWay will close its 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019. The number of affected employees was not released today (March 20).

HORNICK, Iowa (BP) -- Midwest floods that have left at least three people dead and ruined hundreds of homes are being met with a multistate Southern Baptist Disaster Relief response.

AUSTIN, Texas (BP) -- Southern Baptist pastors and leaders have initiated a Texas bill to allow nonprofits including churches to disclose credible but unproven sexual abuse allegations with no fear of civil liability.

ROCKFORD, Ala. (BP) -- A familiar face is temporarily missing at Rockford Baptist Church, but if she has her way, 9-year-old Avery Brekle will be back soon -- just as soon as she recovers from her recent kidney transplant.

ROACH, Missouri — Windermere Baptist Conference Center announced the hiring of Tim Huddleston as president and CEO on Feb. 15, following a unanimous vote by its board. He began his post at Windermere on March 1.