With President Trumps' nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, focus again is on the makeup of the Supreme Court. Since 1789, when the nation's highest court was established, nearly three-quarters of all justices appointed have been Protestants. When John Paul Stevens stepped down in 2010 though, an odd thing happened: For the first time, there wasn't a Protestant justice.
NASHVILLE—Southern Baptist Convention seminaries long have sought to train ministers in personal integrity, but amid the #MeToo movement, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Daniel Akin said, they have "heightened the alert."
LOUISVILLE—Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief is deploying chainsaw, fire recovery, heavy equipment, assessment and chaplain teams to Colorado to help those affected by wildfires that swept across Southern Colorado in late June and early July. Teams will leave Kentucky on Saturday morning, July 21.
SONORA—Fifty years ago, Tony Carson became a full-time pastor. And he's still at it, with no intention to retire, either. But the pastorate was never his life plan, he says.
DURHAM, N.C.—Keeping the Southern Baptist Convention out of politics remains a goal of the SBC's president and vice presidents, J.D. Greear said in defending their endorsement of President Trump's justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
RICHMOND, Va.—A data breach occurred at the International Mission Board that may have exposed personal information of current and former employees, volunteers and applicants.