Lost Souls

Not only does God forgive us but he sets a new path before us. Typically, when Christians speak of a “lost soul” they are talking...

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Lost Souls

Not only does God forgive us but he sets a new path before us. Typically, when Christians speak of a “lost soul” they are talking...

ADVICE: Privileged Participation

The edification of the Spirit through the Word of God is a miraculous gift that we can give someone in need of encouragement. Scripturally...

Silent Waiting

One of life’s hardest lessons can come in the form of waiting. It seems to us, all too often, that answers don’t come fast enough. We are waiting for an answer from a friend, or waiting for an answer from our doctor or waiting for an answer from God.




RSS The Baptist Press

  • WRAP-UP: Prayer, DR giving top EC actions at 100 yrs. September 20, 2017
    Intercessory prayer and special disaster recovery funding topped the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee agenda at its Nashville meeting Sept. 18–19, which marked the group's centennial.
  • Hurricane Maria pounds Puerto Rico September 20, 2017
    As Hurricane Maria pounded Puerto Rico with potentially record-breaking winds on Wednesday (Sept. 20), Southern Baptist disaster relief workers pulled back and prepared for a long-haul response in the Caribbean.
  • CP overage reallocation to aid hurricane survivors September 20, 2017
    The SBC Executive Committee votes to utilize overages in the Cooperative Program Allocation Budget for disaster relief in Florida, Texas and beyond.
  • CP withholding found to be 'lower than anticipated' September 20, 2017
    A committee established in February to study "the current reality in Southern Baptist life of churches either escrowing or discontinuing Cooperative Program funds" concluded that fewer than two of every 1,000 Southern Baptist churches diverted CP funds during the past year.

RSS Christianity Today

  • Q+A: Jonathan Falwell’s Caribbean Vacation Turned into Hurricane Relief Ministry
    After Irma disrupted his 25th wedding anniversary, Baptist pastor shares how he got Samaritan’s Purse to come to the rescue of St. Martin and why he went right back. When Jonathan Falwell saw the first signs of what would become Hurricane Irma swirling on the weather map, he moved up the dates of his Caribbean […]
    Interview by Kate Shellnutt
  • Southern Baptists Back Confederate Monument Removal in Memphis
    Meanwhile, Robert E. Lee’s former church votes to change its name. After Charlottesville, more Christians are aligning with efforts to remove Confederate names and landmarks. In the past week, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and about a dozen of its pastors called for the removal of a Confederate statue in Memphis, Tennessee, […]
    Kate Shellnutt
  • ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Gets Cosmic Conflict Disturbingly Right
    David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as uncomfortable—as it always needed to be. “Should we watch Twin Peaks: The Return?” Now that all 18 episodes of David Lynch’s long-awaited television series are available for binge-viewing on Showtime, I’m fumbling with insufficient answers to this question. As I formulate replies, I feel myself fracture […]
    Jeffrey Overstreet