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Plan family vacations with a purpose

Learn tips from ministry leaders on how your next family vacation can be more Gospel-focused. "What better way to share the love of Jesus than to take something you enjoy as a family and use it as a platform to share the Gospel?" Mary L. Gore, with the Toledo Bend Resort Ministry, explains.
Historic floods draw Baptist relief efforts

Southern Baptists of Texas Convention disaster relief leaders had "boots on the ground" in Houston Thursday following a month of historic rains and tornadoes across Texas and Oklahoma that led to deadly flooding over Memorial Day weekend with at least 15 dead and hundreds evacuated.
Carver: 'withhold judgment' on Marine's conviction

Although evangelical commentators have protested the court-martial conviction of a Marine who defied an order to remove a Bible verse from her workstation, the North American Mission Board's executive director of chaplaincy says believers should reserve judgment because there is "much more to this particular story than Scriptures that were just in a public place."<br>
Nigeria's Buhari installed amid violence

Muhammad Buhari was inaugurated as president of Nigeria today (May 29) in Abuja, at a time when violent Fulani herdsmen he once supported are joining with Boko Haram to kill Christian farmers and capture their farmland.
America's Got Talent features Ouachita alums

Howie Mandel called the trio a "real boy band" and Howard Stern labeled them "beautifully nerdy." The results? Triple Threat, featuring two Ouachita Baptist University graduates, earned a standing ovation and four "yes" votes from the celebrity judges for their audition performance on the May 26 season premiere of the popular NBC program, America's Got Talent.
FIRST-PERSON: Ministry wives -- join your husbands at the SBC annual meeting

Sharayah Colter recounts the value of ministry wives going to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting with their husbands. There are plenty of events for ministry wives and plenty of ways that participating in the annual meeting can aid their husbands' ministries.

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