KANSAS CITY – Jonathan Johnston, with his master of divinity degree in hand, and other graduates celebrate during the recessional following Midwestern Seminary’s commencement.  Midwestern Seminary photo by Liz Stackavatar

Jason Allen to MBTS grads: ‘We cannot stop speaking’

KANSAS CITY – Graduates, families and friends gathered in Daniel Lee Chapel for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s 57th commencement exercises launching newly trained gospel ministers into service. In all, 109 students graduated, encompassing five diplomas in Christian ministry and 27 undergraduate, 58 graduate and 19 doctoral degrees. Key moments in the May 8 … Continue reading.



WASHINGTON – Barrett Duke, ERLC vice president for public policy, addresses a news conference May 14 in which the SBC ethics entity and other groups announced a new Faith for Just Lending Coalition to target predatory lending. Photo by Doug Carlson.avatar

Payday loans targeted by SBC’s ERLC

WASHINGTON (BP) – The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has helped launch a religious coalition seeking an end to the predatory loan industry. The ERLC joined with other religious organizations, May 14, to announce the Faith for Just Lending Coalition at a Capitol Hill news conference. The diverse alliance that includes Baptists, other […]