The SBC Executive Committee announced Wednesday (Sept. 13) that it has cut five positions and two contractor positions, trimming the already lean staff down to 21 full-time positions.
A former pastor in Southern Illinois pled guilty to one charge of child grooming and a second charge was dropped Sept. 11 in Jefferson County Circuit Court.
Religious freedom and human rights conditions in Iran — which already were bleak — have “sharply deteriorated,” the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom reported in an update released Sept. 11.
Reading the Word: A habit or a discipline? Ask Billie Lang of West Point, Mississippi, that question, and she will quickly tell you, “It is a discipline. But if it’s a habit, it’s a good habit.”