LAS VEGAS (ABP) -- The president for the 2011 Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference defended a program he’s put together for June 12-13 in Phoenix, Ariz., saying critics who find it outside the convention’s mainstream hold too narrow a worldview.
Christians can experience joy even in loss—provided they don’t confuse joy with happiness but accept it as a gift from God, several pastors noted.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- Protestant pastors may hold strong political views but most don't use their pulpits to tell church members how to vote, according to new data by LifeWay Research.
Brand New Church in Arkansas and Fairy Baptist Church in Texas are examples of rural churches that follow different worship styles and appeal to different kinds of people.
The Great Commission Resurgence is a “natural and spiritual outgrowth of the conservative resurgence,” seminary president Danny Akin told participants in the Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference.
ATLANTA (ABP) -- As church members show up in new outfits Easter Sunday, pastors across America will preach barefoot in remembrance of the 42nd anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King and to draw awareness to the more than 300 million people around the
The lead author of a Great Commission Resurgence document circulating among Southern Baptist Convention leaders says a major overhaul of denominational structures must occur if the convention is going to engage younger pastors.