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Old Southern Baptist stereotypes? Journalists need to update some information

First Baptist Church is a downtown church that runs 500 in worship. The church is affluent, which is reflected in their beautiful building. The worship service is traditional. There are lots of progra...

Three Baptist pastors detained in Cuba released

Three Baptist minister in Cuba who had been detained after nationwide protests have been released. However, the wife and child of one of the pastors forcibly were evicted from their home. The post Thr...

Plug-In: Who is the alleged Baptist minister accused in Haiti’s presidential assassination?

"standing in cluster of men last week in stare-off with the police" is double Times pidgin-English, missing "a" before both "cluster" and "stare-off," @porterth...

In latest Nigerian school kidnapping, 28 Baptist students regain freedom, but many others remain in captivity

Two weeks after more than 120 students of Bethel Baptist High School in northern Nigeria were kidnapped by gunmen, 28 of them have been released by their captors. The release of the students happened ...

Haunted and abandoned 1700s African American / baptist church

We found this church that was abandoned and haunted it was African American from 1753 to 1900 then turned into a baptist church until it’s closure in 2017

The plantation lived on through Texas Baptist evangelism

Recently during worship, my minister sang a song of lament he composed about the whitewashed history of violence and slavery in the United States. In “This House,” Aaron Austin sang: “They said it was...

Southern Baptist youth pastor and National Guard chaplain suspended after arrest on solicitation charges

A Southern Baptist youth minister who also served as a National Guard chaplain was arrested last weekend on charges of soliciting a minor, according to the Tennessee Department of Investigation. The p...

BWA celebrates growth of Baptist movement, calls for unity amid challenges

The Baptist World Alliance concluded its most globally diverse global gathering ever July 10 by celebrating its continued growth and outreach but also by remembering the life-threatening challenges fa...

Think about it: Southern Baptist tweetstorm spotlights an important issue for religion-beat pros

First Baptist Church is a downtown church that runs 500 in worship. The church is affluent, which is reflected in their beautiful building. The worship service is traditional. There are lots of progra...

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