As COVID-19 surges in southwestern Missouri, a Baptist pastor, his family, and his church members are among those impacted. Joshua Manning, pastor of Community Baptist Church in Noel, is seeing coronavirus now moving into his rural area.
The District of Columbia Baptist Convention announced Monday (June 15) that Trisha Miller Manarin has been called to serve as its next Executive Director/Minister, the first woman to lead the convention in its 144-year history
As restrictions on mass gatherings across the country are relaxed to allow in-person worship services, a couple churches that already reopened have again suspended in-person services after new coronavirus outbreaks in their congregations.
Conservative Christian leaders sued North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Thursday (May 14), asking a court to throw out his restrictions on indoor religious services in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic. They argued the limits, initiated by Cooper with health in mind, violate their
A Southern Baptist congregation in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, sued county officials Thursday (May 7) for restrictions on church services amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The lead attorney in the case, a member of the congregation, also serves as legal counsel for the Missouri Baptist Convention.
This week more than 500 evangelical students will hear Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear and Yaqeen Institute founder Imam Omar Suleiman discuss how evangelicals and Muslims can find a way forward “in a time of unprecedented division and distrust.”
After 15 years as missionaries with the SBC International Mission Board in Argentina,, Gary and Annetta Marie Snowden expected to retire as missionaries as they moved to Mexico. Less than a year later they had “no ministry position lined up, no house, no car, and
Two small-town Virginia churches with two very different congregations share the same name, Friendship Baptist Church. They've each found themselves caught up in controversy tied to President Trump's racist rhetoric.
When Katie Cook attended the recent Global Baptist Peace Conference she shared a meal with Eleazar Ziherambere, who lived in Rwanda in 1994, when some 800,000 people were slaughtered by their own countrymen in a matter of 100 days.