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Reformation distinctives addressed by scholars

While Pope Francis visited the United States for the first time, leading evangelical scholars defended the "Five Solas," central themes of the Reformation, at the 2015 Theology Conference at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Kentucky Baptists help bridge racial lines in Mississippi

Two Kentucky Baptists were among featured speakers at racial reconciliation events hosted by Mississippi Baptists this summer. T. Vaughn Walker, professor of Christian ministries and black church studies at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., and senior pastor of First Gethsemane Baptist Church in Louisville, and Kevin Smith, teaching pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville and assistant professor of preaching at Southern Seminary, were among those who led in worship and dialogue across racial lines.

Chitwood to keynote Family Foundation anniversary celebration
KBC Executive Director-Treasurer will speak on the topic "Responsible Christian Citizenship: What does the Bible say?" on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Grapevine Baptist Church in Madisonville.

FIRST PERSON: Beginning of the end for the denominational era?

Recent news stories describing the massive layoffs at the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board, the nearly 50 percent downsizing of the Florida Baptist Convention staff and the sell-off by state conventions of facilities now too large for shrunken staff all confirm what is becoming obvious.

Readers offer tips to reach internationals in USA with the gospel

Most of the world's 6,000-plus unreached people groups (less than 2 percent follow Jesus) can be found in neighborhoods throughout the United States, maybe even yours. This global migration gives the American church opportunities like never before to reach a lost world.

Black church conf. addresses 'biblical sexuality'

"The sexual revolution in the black church" was among the topics addressed at a Louisville, Ky., symposium on "Biblical Sexuality in the Black Church."

More than 400 people gathered for the Sept. 19 sessions at Forest Baptist Church, where several Southern Baptists made presentations. Among them were symposium organizer Joel Bowman, pastor of Temple of Faith Baptist Church in Louisville, and Curtis Woods, the Kentucky Baptist Convention's associate executive director for convention relations.