Baptist Press

China approves contentious Hong Kong national security law

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/b5b3db6d-9fcb-46db-9ded-4d26edeb3bda-Democr... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> HONG KONG (AP) -- China on Tuesday approved a contentious national security law that will allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, a move many see as Beiji

Ruling against New York worship orders praised

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/99fce1ab-0010-4466-a891-7ae5a7eca537-NY-chu... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> WASHINGTON (BP) -- Defenders of religious freedom inside and outside the federal government praised a court decision to block enforcement of New York orders on the size of worship meetings during the coronavirus (COVI

Vice president speaks during First Baptist Dallas' annual patriotic 'Celebrate Freedom Sunday' service

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/b5ae7981-3cd1-4fde-bb9a-d66153cfeb48-FBC-Da... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> DALLAS (BP) -- Saying "it's good to be back in church," Vice President Mike Pence headlined an annual patriotic service Sunday (June 28) at First Baptist Church of Dallas, touting the accomplishments

SBC DIGEST: SWBTS master's for Hispanic pastors; Baylor acknowledges slavery ties; 'Who's Your One' devotional for students

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/4ea54172-03bf-4c1e-a72f-d64930adc6de-SBC-Di... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>SWBTS' Spanish-language master's now available to pastors without bachelor's degrees</b><br>By Alex Sibley<br><br>FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Pastors without bachelor

Cedarville University reinstates Thomas White; Akin, Vroegop resign from trustee board

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/b2df3f9a-a083-4c5f-a6a9-0ecb771fae4e-cedarv... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> CEDARVILLE, Ohio (BP) -- The Cedarville University Board of Trustees reinstated Thomas White as president Friday (June 26).

Statements related to recent SBC Executive Committee actions

<div class="wp-caption aligncenter"><img src="http://www.bpnews.net/images/29342eb7-2c2f-400b-8704-766c7a64396d-Mike-S... width="560" style="display:block;margin:10px auto;max-width:560px;max-width:100%;"></div> <b>Following a conference call by the SBC Executive Committee on Thursday (June 25) the officers of the Executive Committee convened and issued the following public statement on Friday (June 26):</b&g

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