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Elisabeth Elliot: 'reckless abandon to the Lord'
Elisabeth Elliot Gren, missionary, missionary widow and widely influential author and speaker, died June 15. She was 88.

SBTS publishes church revitalization guide

Christian leaders and pastors consider the necessity and nature of church revitalization in the 21st century in a new guide book released by SBTS Press, sponsored by the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

SBC resolutions on key issues pull broad consensus

Messengers to the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention adopted nine resolutions—some on culturally divisive issues—with almost no opposition.

Love stronger than hate, victim's son says

Less than 24 hours after his mother died at the hands of an assassin during a church prayer meeting, Charleston Southern University sophomore Chris Singleton stood before television cameras and declared that "love is always stronger than hate."

SBC panel: Value love, Gospel with LGBT community

Christians should not undervalue the effect of love or the gospel in relating to gays and lesbians, recognizing, however, that faithfulness to the biblical definition of marriage will prove costly, members of a special panel told messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention.

Committees report giving, diversity of members
The SBC Committee on Nominations for the coming year has the most diversity in its history, Committee on Committee Chairman Bryan Smith reported at the SBC annual meeting.