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  • Filipino Baptists sign historic covenant with IMB

    September 20 2019 by Caroline Anderson | with 0 comments
    Filipino Baptists sign historic covenant with IMB

    This August, the International Mission Board (IMB) signed a historic covenant with One Sending Body (OSB), the sending entity of the five Southern Baptist conventions in the Philippines. The agreement forges an official partnership between the two...

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  • Church’s call for baptism: ‘Blew our socks off’

    September 20 2019 by Mark Maynard, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Church’s call for baptism: ‘Blew our socks off’

    Pleasant Valley Community Church pastor Jamus Edwards made it simple for his congregation Sept. 15. After preaching, he walked down in front of a baptistery trough and asked a question. “Here’s the water,” the Owensboro, Ky...

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  • WRAP-UP: Church planting, gospel anchor EC meeting

    September 20 2019 by BP Staff | with 0 comments
    WRAP-UP: Church planting, gospel anchor EC meeting

    Church planting and gospel unity anchored much of the dialogue during the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee’s (EC) September meeting, spotlighting a new mission emphasis and encouraging civility and understanding during...

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  • Greear urges Baptists to unite, ‘Send Every Member’

    September 19 2019 by Grace Thornton | with 0 comments
    Greear urges Baptists to unite, ‘Send Every Member’

    If Southern Baptists’ unity is built on “all of us agreeing on everything, then there really is no hope for us all,” said J.D. Greear, Southern Baptist Convention president, during his address to the SBC Executive Committee (EC...

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  • New entity leaders deliver first reports to EC

    September 19 2019 by Erin Roach | with 0 comments
    New entity leaders deliver first reports to EC

    Four of the five newly-elected Southern Baptist entity presidents delivered their first reports to SBC Executive Committee (EC) members, noting some of the challenges they face and thanking churches for supporting their work through the...

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  • Floyd to EC: Time to make a difference

    September 19 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Floyd to EC: Time to make a difference

    It is time for Southern Baptist leaders to collectively leverage their influence, resources and vision to make a difference in fulfilling the Great Commission, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) President Ronnie Floyd said...

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  • LaVerne Brown, missionary to Sub-Saharan people, dies

    September 19 2019 by Mary Jane Welch | with 0 comments
    LaVerne Brown, missionary to Sub-Saharan people, dies

    LaVerne Brown, an International Mission Board (IMB) missionary who shared the gospel among Sub-Saharan African affinity peoples in Africa and Europe, died from cancer at age 48 on Sept. 12. Brown first went to West Africa in 2003 on a three-year...

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  • MBTS ‘Day of Sharing’ proclaims gospel

    September 18 2019 by T. Patrick Hudson, MBTS | with 0 comments
    MBTS ‘Day of Sharing’ proclaims gospel

    Nearly 100 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) and Spurgeon College students, faculty and staff partnered with local area churches on Sept. 10 to proclaim the gospel during an annual outreach event known as the “One Great Day of...

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