Tags » Baptist Press

U.S.-Cuba diplomacy sparks hope & wariness | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — President Obama’s opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba may fuel an already-vibrant evangelistic movement there, or it may fuel a repressive regime, Southern Baptist leaders and pastors said in voicing divergent opinions to Baptist Press. 65 more words

Midwestern, filmmaker partner for Spurgeon documentary | Baptist Press

KANSAS, Mo. (BP) — A new documentary on the life and legacy of 19th century British preacher Charles Spurgeon, set for release today (Dec. 18), prominently features two Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary leaders and the Kansas City-based school’s Charles H. 65 more words

Day of Service: NAMB gives back to community | Baptist Press

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) — The phrase “Whatever it takes” is one of the North American Mission Board’s operating values. Staff members are reminded that the mission agency exists to serve Southern Baptists and Southern Baptist churches. 62 more words

Midwestern celebrates graduation, honors professor | Baptist Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) — Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary celebrated its 56th commencement exercises on Dec. 12. The event was highlighted by seminary president Jason Allen’s keynote address and the honoring of longtime faculty member Jim Anderson. 122 more words

McDonald's, Starbucks resist porn-free WiFi campaign | Baptist Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) — Despite nearly 25,000 supporters, a public campaign asking McDonald’s and Starbucks to install anti-pornography filters on their in-store free WiFi networks has so far been unsuccessful. 51 more words

Floyd calls Baptists to racially reconcile | Baptist Press

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) — Southern Baptist pastor Terry Turner has a newspaper clipping from the early 1900s telling of a family member taken from jail by a mob of southern whites and lynched, never tried or convicted of a crime. 70 more words

'Exodus' movie posts lackluster earnings | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — Though it finished atop the box office its opening weekend, Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings” posted lackluster earnings and garnered mixed reviews from Christian critics. 55 more words