Patterson urges ministers not to drink

Alcohol use by ministers is “unwise,” Southwestern Seminary President Paige Patterson told students in a recent chapel message.

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Simple living needn’t be radical in order to be transformative

Simple living needn’t be radical in order to be transformative

Those who follow the practice say it can be as easy as getting rid of unused clothing. But however simple living looks, it will transform how individuals and communities relate to God through prayer and worship.

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Christian revisionists do injustice to American founders, law professor says

‘The cherry-pickers have forced people into camps,” says Michael Meyerson.

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Put popular biblical story of woman caught in adultery in footnote, says theology prof

A pastor and theology professor says the story of the woman caught in adultery isn’t part of the original Gospel of John and shouldn’t be preached in pulpits.

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Pastor terms U.S. policies ‘a re-assassination’ of Martin Luther King

An African-American pastor says it takes more than statues and a federal holiday to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Top DC Baptist exec stepping down, taking new position in Ky.

Ricky Creech, executive director/minister since 2011, says he’s returning to his social work roots.

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Golden Gate seminary selling campus, moving

After four years of fighting obstacles to expansion plans, a Southern Baptist seminary is selling its 55-year-old campus located on prime real estate overlooking San Francisco Bay.

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Mississippi religion bill gets new life

A 20-year-old federal law and similar legislation in many states are suddenly controversial as debate turns to whether people can discriminate on religious grounds.

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Pastor Amy Butler (right) and Calvary Baptist Church will launch a pastoral residency program in May. (Myra Houser/photo)
Pastor Amy Butler (right) and Calvary Baptist Church will launch a pastoral residency program in May. (Myra Houser/photo)

Moderate Baptists to see second pastoral residency program

Calvary Baptist Church in Washington is preparing to launch a pastoral residency program, which some experts say is energizing congregations as they help prepare young ministers. 

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Va. Baptist global mission strategy marks milestone with director’s retirement

For 12 years Jerry Jones has overseen an expansion of the program in the U.S. and around the world.

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