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  • Seth Brown to lead the Biblical Recorder

    March 25 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Seth Brown to lead the Biblical Recorder

    The Biblical Recorder’s board of directors has elected Seth Brown to lead the news journal following the retirement of the current editor-president, Allan Blume. Brown is currently the organization’s content editor. Gerald Hodges...

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  • Former IMB missionary leader Steve Smith, 57, dies

    March 25 2019 by Mary Jane Welch, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Former IMB missionary leader Steve Smith, 57, dies

    Steve Smith, who filled key leadership roles in Asia with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board (IMB), died March 13 after a long illness. He was 57. Smith and his wife Laura served with IMB for 18 years, always focused on parts of the...

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  • Greenway lays out ‘big-tent vision’ for Southwestern

    March 25 2019 by Alex Sibley, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    Greenway lays out ‘big-tent vision’ for Southwestern

    “I believe Southwestern Seminary historically has been at its best when it’s been known as the big-tent seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention,” Adam W. Greenway said in his first chapel sermon as president of Southwestern...

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  • State pro-life bills advance after N.Y. legalization

    March 25 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    State pro-life bills advance after N.Y. legalization

    Pro-life governors have signed into law a host of measures to protect unborn children in the wake of efforts in New York and other states to expand abortion rights to birth and beyond. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill March 22 to...

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  • Marijuana legalization, hemp use advance in U.S.

    March 25 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Marijuana legalization, hemp use advance in U.S.

    Legislation decriminalizing simple possession of recreational marijuana in New Mexico is awaiting Gov. Michelle Grisham’s signature, days after Florida lifted a ban on medical marijuana cigarettes. In related corporate news, CVS Pharmacy...

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  • 8-year-old refugee credits God for chess win

    March 22 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    8-year-old refugee credits God for chess win

    A Christian Nigerian family seeking religious asylum in the U.S. credits God for their son’s New York statewide chess victory and their new apartment after two years of homelessness. Tanitoluwa “Tani” Adewumi won the New York...

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  • Southwestern Seminary returns to historic seal

    March 22 2019 by Alex Sibley, SWBTS | with 0 comments
    Southwestern Seminary returns to historic seal

    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has returned to its historic seminary seal as its primary institutional logo. Featuring the institution’s iconic B.H. Carroll Memorial Building, the logo has signified Southwestern Seminary since at...

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  • 100-year-old recalls service on 1963 BF&M committee

    March 22 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    100-year-old recalls service on 1963 BF&M committee

    At age 100, with some memories fading, Walter Davis still remembers the 1962 phone call he received from then-Southern Baptist Convention President Herschel Hobbs to ask if Davis would serve on a committee to revise the Baptist Faith and Message...

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