Patterson appointed pres. emeritus by SWBTS trustees
Faith group's advocacy speeds prison reform bill
'100 Houses' evangelism effort in New Orleans
Judge sides with transgender teenGLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (BP) -- A federal judge on Tuesday (May 22) said a Virginia school board violated the rights of a transgender teen by requiring that all students use the restroom corresponding to their biological gender.
U.S. District Court Judge Arenda Wright Allen declined to hear the Gloucester County School Board's request to dismiss the case, arguing the board violated former student Gavin Grimm's rights under the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause and the federal Title IX protections against gender-based discrimination. Read More
FROM THE COLLEGES: Justice & Nepal on the hearts of 2 College at Southeastern grads
One 2018 graduate of The College at Southeastern is finding ways to be an advocate for justice; another is intent on utilizing his studies in his native Nepal. Read More
Trustees: Patterson move aims for 'benefit' of SWBTSFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees say their decision to "move in the direction of new leadership" by making Paige Patterson president emeritus effective immediately was intended "for the benefit of the future mission of the seminary." Patterson's new role will come "with compensation" and was approved by a "majority vote."
Patterson released a statement today (May 23) to Baptist Press in response to the trustee's decision. Read More
Mission:Dignity affirms couple's trust in God's careDALLAS (BP) -- No matter how little they appeared to have, Roy and Janice Southern understood one undeniable truth: You can't out-give the Lord.
Whether it was selling his gun to help a fellow seminary student at Criswell College pay for his textbooks or giving $100 from their Mission:Dignity gift to a widow they knew couldn't afford her medicine, the Southerns have been faithful throughout their lives to share what they had with others.
"God promised us that He would take care of us if we were obedient to Him," ... Read More