- Death, devastation from Okla. tornado grip nation's attention - Dozens were killed as a historic tornado moved through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon (May 20) prompting the North American Mission Board to direct all incoming disaster relief funds to the area.
- Supreme Court takes up major prayer case - The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a prayer case that could have a major impact on the intersection between church and state and finally bring clarity to what is allowed -- such as the mention of "Jesus" -- in prayers at government meetings.
- 3rd state: Vermont legalizes assisted suicide - Legalized assisted suicide has moved from the Northwest to the Northeast and from the ballot box to the statehouse with Vermont's enactment of a new law.
- 2ND VIEW: 'Barbaric': Scientists clone human embryo for first time - The "brave new world" of human cloning apparently has arrived, and critics are waving the warning flags.
- Minister in Jesus' name, Mohler tells grads - More than 250 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary students received degrees ranging from certificates to doctorates May 17 during commencement exercises on the seminary lawn.
The Christian Index
- The issue dated 2013-05-16 is available online -
Truett-McConnell students engage in dynamic worship and service
Decision approaches for Marietta church and Scout troop
2013 SBC Annual Meeting Houston - Summary
GBC designers take top BCA honors
CROSSOVER Houston: intentional evangelism
Moore, Ezell address military religious freedom
Moore, Ezell full statement regarding military religious freedom
Jones named to Committee on Resolutions
Georgia communicator receives lifetime award
Revive Us That We May Be One - Program
A gift from Lithuania named Sauleja
WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting
Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference
Seminaries slate luncheons at Houston SBC
Other SBC meeting highlights
Luter Signals Revive Us That We May Be One
Waters, Parker named to Committee on Committees
Greg Abercrombie, Gary Goodin named to lead associations
Baptist News Summary
Kentucky convention, college affirm partnership
Golden Gate raises budget 2.9 percent
Jason Allen inaugurated as MBTS president
Names in the News
People and Places
Bluffton Baptist Church marker notes history in Lord's Acre movement
Rogers honored for years of Sunday School leadership
Cooperative Program Stories
Bible Drill: Hiding God's Word in the hearts of Georgia's children and youth
God Begins the Story
Giving Others What They Really Need
Coming out of the closet
The Open Door
Seismic shift or shifting sand?
"Since you asked ..."