Baptist Press

Trump calls churches 'essential' as Baptist leaders urge equal treatment in reopening

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/b8b53dbe-b97e-4f50-9d92-63663c7161a2-Trump-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Southern Baptist leaders are urging government officials to treat churches and other religious groups more justly in their reopening policies regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Jewish woman accepts Christ after watching livestreams during COVID-19, drives hour for baptism

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/26f8d694-4a40-4b23-ba02-f35fe752d3f9-Huffs-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> GULFPORT, Miss. (BP) -- "Don't live in fear anymore," Lisa Cohen Huff recalls hearing while half asleep in bed one morning at her Hattiesburg home. "Here's the door.

SBC DIGEST: Pandemic takes toll on BGCT budget, NAMB launches online GenSendNOW

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/ba659621-c040-4be3-8c68-14e584bf3ce4-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>COVID-19 takes a toll on BGCT operating budget</b><br>By Ken Camp<br><br>DALLAS, Texas (BP) -- After an encouraging first quarter in Cooperative Program giving, the Baptist General C

Church plants that meet in school buildings face reopening challenges

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/bb023f9f-3bb0-4fe2-8aa8-1f3eea138271-Christ... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ATLANTA, Ga. (BP) -- As the state of Georgia continues on a path to reopening, Christ Covenant Church is cautiously planning to resume in-person gatherings.

SBC DIGEST: IMB Sending Celebration, Black church conference, SWBTS evangelism conference go online

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/6eca8a21-bf2e-43ce-9dbf-3750583e3c70-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>IMB's first virtual Sending Celebration scheduled for June 9</b><br>IMB Staff<br><br>RICHMOND, Va.

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