NASHVILLE—As pubic shootings continue to make headlines, many churches are evaluating where their facilities stand on security. LifeWay Christian Resources is helping churches make safety a priority by providing free security training through its Ministry Grid platform.
SAN ANTONIO—First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs, the congregation whose members were targeted by a gunman in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, will begin construction of a new worship center and education building in May.
"My hope for those who attended my breakout is that they went back to their churches having their minds around some simple, first steps to launch a security ministry," said Alan Dodson, a regional consultant for the Kentucky Baptist Convention.
NASHVILLE—Frank S. Page has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, effective today (March 27) over what is described as "a morally inappropriate relationship in the recent past."
According to a recent report, Kentucky ranks as one of the top 10 states as having the most natural disasters. Since 1953, there have been 56 disaster declarations. The disaster roster in Kentucky has included landslides, mudslides and rockslides, along with flooding and tornadoes.