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Southern Baptist Convention continues statistical decline, Floyd calls for rethinking ACP process

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/777e5723-8e61-4715-8d22-a4bbe276d447-2019-A... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- For the 13th consecutive year, the Southern Baptist Convention reported a drop in its membership.

Baptists join diverse group of faith leaders in Chicago march

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/8bf2a62b-3d0a-4edd-9643-c8301f257c0e-Chicag... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> CHICAGO (BP) -- They gathered in Chicago's historic Bronzeville neighborhood at the Great Northern Migration Monument, which was erected to honor the African American diaspora from the Jim Crow South of the 20

TRUSTEES: NOBTS approves $21.5 million budget, looks to resume in-person classes in the fall

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/066e51af-5460-4b81-99a1-b93581ff69df-nobts-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- The Executive Committee of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Board of Trustees approved a 2020-2021 budget of $21.55 million -- approximately 9 percent less than in 2019-20 and 10 percent le

Trump order on global religious liberty praised

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/271312b7-0cd0-45df-8757-f5a83b957149-Trump-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Religious liberty advocates have applauded President Trump's new executive order to promote "America's first freedom" globally.<br><br>Describing religious freedom

SBC DIGEST: Ridgecrest offers family getaways; N.C. ministry offers calls to isolated seniors

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/6fc3d14e-beef-4822-8f2f-71cecf77a6a2-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>Ridgecrest Conference Center to host family getaways this summer</b><br>By Aaron Wilson<br><br>RIDGECREST, N.C.

FIRST-PERSON: Lament, listen, love, lead

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/fed101c6-8ae3-442a-b85b-c78928a7e7ca-Willie... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video recording must be worth a million.<br><br>In the disturbing video of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis on Memorial Day while in p

Racial healing, Great Commission, Cooperative Program headline SBC Advance

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/52b06d14-b33c-4af3-bd9b-f02363af62cc-SBC-Ad... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- Amid unprecedented challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as racial unrest and tumult after the recent death of an African American man in police custody, the Southe

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