In wake of Hamlin injury, prayer gets public show of support

An elevated call for prayer in recent days shows not only that more people believe in its power, but that studies indicating a lack of belief in God may be premature. Those sentiments have been reflected by Southern Baptists and others during the recovery of Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin. The second-year safety was dismissed […]

Tennessee quarterback and brother produce children’s book on Scripture

Before he became the Heisman front runner leading the most feared offense in college football for one of the nation’s top-ranked teams, Hendon Hooker thought it would be nice to write a children’s book. That sentence can give you whiplash, much like the Tennessee quarterback’s bombs have given opposing defensive backs this season. Football has […]

North Greenville University mourns death of baseball player

A North Greenville University baseball player’s death in his off-campus apartment came about from natural causes, according to the initial indications of an ongoing investigation. Davis Heller, a 6’8” first baseman, died Oct. 5. “Our baseball program is heartbroken over the loss of an amazing human being and brother in Christ,” NGU coach Landon Powell […]

Nearly a quarter of Citadel freshmen attend BCM meeting

Bronson Baker prayed for a big start to his second year of leading the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at The Citadel. The result may have been a surprise, but thanks to a dedicated group it’s not overwhelming. “The Lord brought almost 200 cadets to our meeting, and this was specifically for freshmen,” he shared in a […]

SBC leaders respond to investigation by Justice Department

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has been informed that the United States Department of Justice has initiated an investigation into the SBC that will include “multiple SBC entities,” according to an Aug. 12 statement from all SBC entity leaders and SBC President Bart Barber. “Individually and collectively, each SBC entity is resolved to fully […]

SBC leaders respond to DOJ investigation

The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has been informed that the United States Department of Justice has initiated an investigation into the SBC that will include “multiple SBC entities,” according to an Aug. 12 statement from all SBC entity leaders and SBC President Bart Barber. “Individually and collectively, each SBC entity is resolved to fully […]

In its ‘Kairos moment,’ Southern Baptists approve SATF recommendations

Southern Baptists responded with an overwhelming majority in favor of adopting the two recommendations presented by the Sexual Abuse Task Force presented June 14 at the 2022 SBC annual meeting. Task Force chair Bruce Frank didn’t mince words with messengers, calling it a “Kairos moment” for the convention. After a lot of talk, actions were […]