In his first meeting as leader of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the Rev. Rolland Slade called on other committee members on Tuesday (Sept. 22) to be responsible “to shepherd and to protect” survivors ...
Bishop J. Delano Ellis II, a Black church official who started Pentecostal organizations and emphasized ecumenism, died over the weekend.
Months ahead of their planned annual meeting, some Southern Baptist leaders are embracing an unofficial moniker for their gathering and, in some cases, for themselves: Great Commission Baptists.
Giving to congregations has shifted upward after churches closed their buildings earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, a survey shows.
The Salvation Army is kicking off its annual red kettle campaign more than two months early this year in hopes of meeting an increased need for assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prayer & Action Initiative also releases “Biblical Justice and Race Statement”
A network of more than a dozen Christian groups is launching an initiative to address police reform.
Church conflict is a growing pressure point for pastors during the coronavirus pandemic, a new report shows.
A prominent Southern Baptist church led by a former denominational president is the subject of a lawsuit that highlights how ignoring “red flags” of manipulative behavior could lead to sexual abuse.
The Rev. Rolland Slade, senior pastor of Meridian Baptist Church in El Cajon, Calif., has been elected as the first African-American chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, the group that runs the business of the ...
The Southern Baptist Convention will not hold its annual meeting as it regularly does each June. But issues its members have long grappled with — including race, membership drops, and the roles of women — ...