Paige Patterson spoke on the issue of immigration reform during a Pray4Reform service Feb. 9 at Nueva Vida (New Life) Baptist Church in Dallas. The president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary called upon Republican politicians to "stop playing for political favor," and for Democratic politicians to "stop trying to take advantage of for your political party."
The Southern Baptist Convention will encounter affliction in serving the Lord, but will complete its God-given mission because of the Lord's promises, Luter said in his presidential address to the SBC Executive Committee Feb. 17 in Nashville.
Arkansas pastor Ronnie Floyd will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the SBC annual meeting this June, seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. announced today (Feb. 20).
Take steps to greet church visitors with more than a polite hello or glad-you-came, columnist Diana Davis advises. "Make a personal commitment to intentionally 'connect' with one guest every Sunday," she writes, whether "in the parking lot, foyer, nursery, hallway, worship service."