Lottie Moon: The Facts and Myths about Her Life

While many individuals are held in high esteem in our denomination, Southern Baptists have only one saint and her name is Lottie Moon. Of course, we don’t refer to her as “Saint Lottie,” but the legend that has arisen around her life story qualifies...

Weak Economy Hits Churches, Denominations

The Crystal Cathedral is pulling its 40-year “Hour of Power”┬áprogram from eight of its 45 domestic markets in an attempt to avoid financial collapse. From 2008 to 2009, the church saw a 27 percent drop in revenue, which amounts to about $8 million, church...

SBC Mission Board Suspends Trustee for Blogging Dissent

The Southern Baptist Convention International Mission Board has censured a trustee for writing about trustee business in a Web log that board leaders said reflected poorly on fellow board members and violated a policy requiring trustees to speak only in...

SBC Mission Board Suspends Trustee for Blogging Dissent

The Southern Baptist Convention International Mission Board has censured a trustee for writing about trustee business in a Web log that board leaders said reflected poorly on fellow board members and violated a policy requiring trustees to speak only in...

IMB Prayer Guides Target Faith Groups

Years after interfaith leaders criticized the Southern Baptist Convention for producing prayer guides targeting adherents of other religions for conversion, the denomination’s International Mission Board continues to produce on-line resources capitalizing on...