Baptist Press

Despite unrest, Portland pastors see the Gospel moving in the city

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/fcf73838-ab2c-4aa6-ba87-38acb18920d7-prayer... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> PORTLAND, Ore. (BP) -- "Don't give up on Portland. This is a place filled with people that Christ has died for," pleaded Aaron Bennett, pastor of Garden Church in downtown Portland.

Trump administration optimistic COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/bf989afc-2385-4090-b5f8-50f34cb5c7c9-Fauci-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once a COVID-19 vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans should have widespread access within a reasonable time, Dr.

FROM THE SEMINARIES: SBTS adds Irving, Presley to faculty; SWBTS changes provide 'wider opening' for doctoral students

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/f64a915b-4622-4b20-80c3-7332f9621424-from-t... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>SBTS adds Justin A. Irving and Stephen O. Presley to faculty</b><br>By Forrest Strickland<br><br>LOUISVILLE, Ky.

Baptisms celebrate 'transformed lives' at The Journey Church

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/3f040787-d4a6-4bcc-900f-796d7963244c-Jordan... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> ORANGE CITY, Fla. (BP) -- Although he grew up in the church, Jordan Harris identified himself as an agnostic during his college years at Florida State University.

Churchgoers confident in the Bible, but sometimes find it challenging

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/6c34db00-20cd-4cba-b0b8-f4c692332ff5-bible-... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> NASHVILLE (BP) -- Most churchgoers say they can address doubts others have about the Bible, but half admit they have problems understanding Scripture on their own.<br><br>Despite repeatedly affirming

Jack Kwok, Ohio state exec, announces retirement

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/a93e2d1b-3a8e-4aee-9212-ac3043394e7e-Jack-K... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Jack Kwok, executive director of the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio (SCBO), announced his plans to retire during a virtual meeting of the state mission council today (July 30).

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