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Hal Haller III has been named state director of missions in New York, serving as a North American Mission Board missionary with a goal of cultivating church planting movements in metropolitan New York City.
Having won only one game in three years, the Thomas Jefferson Patriots high school football team in Dallas needed hope. Team chaplain Luis Lama used My Hope America with Billy Graham to fill the void.
Laurita Miller told the story of Lottie Moon's call to China by portraying the missions trailblazer in chapel at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
The president of Sunrise Children's Services, Bill Smithwick, has resigned amid disapproval from Kentucky Baptists over his support for allowing homosexual employees at the state convention-affiliated child care agency.
A 300-page "Kenya Population Situation Analysis" -- sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Kenyan government -- is aiming to lower fertility rates to 2.6 children per woman by 2030.
Maryland/Delaware Baptists approved new content to their constitution and bylaws regarding the convention's stance on biblical marriage and the use of convention property for marriage ceremonies during their 178th annual meeting.
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary set a fall semester record when the 96-year-old institution awarded degrees to 254 graduates during a recent commencement ceremony.
Auburn University 2013 homecoming queen Molly Anne Dutton, adopted as an infant after her birth mother was given an ultimatum to abort her, is using her platform to promote the light of God.
Columnist Melanie Lenow explains why it shouldn't matter whether a person has been naughty or nice in order to receive a gift at Christmas.
Columnist Rob Phillips notes some ways the modern telling of the Christmas story may not be biblically or historically accurate.
What people know about the three wise men who came to see Jesus after His birth encompasses biblical fact and holiday lore, Baptist Press contributor David Roach writes.
Longtime IMB missionaries Mary and John Harper* share their story of a ministry interrupted by Mary's diagnosis of ALS.
"When someone believes in Jesus, especially among my people and Muslims, you can be 100 percent sure that you're not going to see anything good for the rest of your life." Rasheed* tells how he came to follow Christ after befriending an American Christian worker and how that decision has affected the rest of his life.
Ahsan* has been blindfolded, handcuffed and held in solitary confinement because of his belief in Jesus. But he used his arrest to lead other prisoners to Christ. He said, "I am on this way because of Jesus and what He has done for me."
President Obama can most significantly bolster religious freedom overseas by protecting it in the United States, Robert George said upon receiving an award from the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
A satanic group from New York wants to place a shrine to Satan next to a Ten Commandments monument on the state capitol grounds in Oklahoma City. Meanwhile, the American Civil Liberties Union's Oklahoma chapter has filed a lawsuit to remove the Ten Commandments from the capitol grounds, claiming the monument is unconstitutional.
New graduates of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary must be "torchbearers" for Jesus Christ, President R. Albert Mohler Jr. said during the school's fall commencement service.
Most Americans still prefer a real-live preacher to a video sermon, according to a survey by LifeWay Research, with about a third saying they will only visit churches with a live sermon. Three in 10 say a video sermon won't keep them from a church, but they still prefer live preaching.
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As the North American Mission Board prepares church planters to become more globally minded SBC partners, Kevin Ezell, NAMB's president, contends Southern Baptists must do whatever it takes to reach the nations.