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Elizabethtown pastor on search team for LifeWay's president

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bill Langley, pastor of Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, has been named to a seven-person search committee to find LifeWay Christian Resource's next leader.

Rainer announces retirement from LifeWay

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—LifeWay Christian Resources President and CEO Thom Rainer announced Aug. 27 his plans to retire.

Flooding and fire despoil 'paradise' but Hawaii see 'incredible witness'

HILO, Hawaii—Though Hurricane Lane dumped more than four feet of rain on some parts of Hawaii, the state's Baptists say the storm will be remembered for God's protection far more than destruction or injury.

Pastors encourages to 'refocus' on evangelistic sermons

LOUISVILLE—Something must be done to reverse of the steep decline in baptisms within Southern Baptist Convention churches in America since 2000, the evangelism director for the North American Mission Board, Joel Southerland, encouraged attenders at Refocus: Evangelistic Preaching and Invitations.

Chess helping improve academic skills, share Gospel with school children

HAZARD—Pastor Daryl Cornett and First Baptist Church of Hazard recently started a very rare—if not one-of-a-kind—outreach ministry to school children at least among Kentucky Baptists and perhaps among Southern Baptists.

Sunrise: Food Round Up donation drive going on now

Sunrise's yearly Food Round Up program helps supplement meals for our young men and women currently living at our six therapeutic residential treatment centers. It is no small task to cover the cost of feeding more than 100 youth each day. Sunrise provides these young people with three meals and two snacks a day, but the federal government's school nutrition program reimburses only a portion of the meal costs for breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack.