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SBC leader introduces plan of action in wake of sexual abuse crisis
Feb19

SBC leader introduces plan of action in wake of sexual abuse crisis

NASHVILLE—Leaders with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) have responded to the numerous reports of sexual abuse in SBC churches. SBC President J.D. Greear announced Tuesday evening, Feb. 18, a call-to-action plan, based on initial recommendations from the SBC’s Sexual Abuse Presidential Advisory Group. “If we don’t get this right, our churches will not be a safe place for the lost,” Greear said during the SBC Executive...

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SBC, BGCO leaders respond to Houston Chronicle sexual abuse report
Feb10

SBC, BGCO leaders respond to Houston Chronicle sexual abuse report

HOUSTON (BP)—A Houston newspaper, in reporting on instances of sexual abuse by pastors and others at Southern Baptist churches, has left Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J.D. Greear “broken over what was revealed today.” “The abuses described in this (Houston Chronicle) article are pure evil,” Greear stated in a series of tweets after the Houston Chronicle reported today (Feb. 10) on instances of...

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Disaster Relief volunteers prepare meals for group of federal employees affected by shutdown
Jan22

Disaster Relief volunteers prepare meals for group of federal employees affected by shutdown

As the federal government’s partial shutdown continues, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers have stepped up to help one group of federal employees. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, volunteers with Oklahoma Baptist DR will be preparing up to 900 meals a day for federal workers of the Federal Transfer Center, who have been economically impacted during the shutdown. “There are 100 people working per shift and three eight-hour shifts,...

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Messenger Insight 326 – Inside Out and Backwards
Jan22

Messenger Insight 326 – Inside Out and Backwards

Hear Walker Moore talk about his latest book and life in the ministry. Get the book here. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/01/22132600/Messenger-Insight-326-Walker-Moore.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.9MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Class helps women to be ‘Forgiven & Set Free’ from past abortions
Jan20

Class helps women to be ‘Forgiven & Set Free’ from past abortions

God heals! Seeing women walk in freedom—nothing illustrates this more than the joy on the faces of women who complete a “Forgiven and Set Free” class. “Forgiven and Set Free” is a 12-week Bible study to help those suffering from past abortions. A lady in her mid-70s who participated in a class at one of the Hope Pregnancy Centers had suffered with the pain of past abortions most of her life. Her health was failing, and she passed away...

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