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  • Eaton explains why he’s running for recording secretary

    May 22 2019 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Eaton explains why he’s running for recording secretary

    Eddie Eaton, pastor of Fuquay-Varina Baptist Church, believes his “well-rounded” experience as a victim’s advocate, deputy sheriff and pastor gives him a “unique perspective” on the role of recording secretary for the...

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  • Noe Garcia to be nominated as SBC 2nd vice president

    May 22 2019 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Noe Garcia to be nominated as SBC 2nd vice president

    Noe Garcia, senior pastor of North Phoenix Baptist Church, will be nominated as second vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) during the SBC’s June 11-12 annual meeting, Tennessee pastor Micah Fries has announced. Fries...

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  • Sexual abuse perceptions studied by LifeWay Research

    May 22 2019 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Research | with 0 comments
    Sexual abuse perceptions studied by LifeWay Research

    Many Southern Baptist churchgoers believe still more revelations of sexual abuse and misconduct by pastors and other church staff will be exposed, but few know of specific individuals in their church whose misconduct is still hidden, according to...

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  • M.O. Owens, 105, spent life preaching the gospel

    May 21 2019 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 1 comments
    M.O. Owens, 105, spent life preaching the gospel

    Milum Oswell “M.O.” Owens Jr., 105, died May 20 after years of service to North Carolina Baptists. A retired church pastor and founder of Gaston Christian School, he was born in New Holland, S.C., Sept. 4, 1913, and graduated from...

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  • Dew nominated to lead New Orleans Seminary

    May 21 2019 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    Dew nominated to lead New Orleans Seminary

    James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr., vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been nominated as the next president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS). The...

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  • Orlando pastor David Uth to be Pastors’ Conference nominee

    May 21 2019 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Orlando pastor David Uth to be Pastors’ Conference nominee

    David Uth, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Orlando, will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference in June, Georgia pastor James Merritt has announced. “David is a pastor’s pastor, a...

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  • Honeycutt admits personal, moral failure in resignation

    May 21 2019 by Dianna Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Honeycutt admits personal, moral failure in resignation

    Three Forks and Avery Baptist Associations accepted Garland Honeycutt’s resignation May 14 in an emergency meeting of the executive council. “Our hearts are broken for Garland, for his family, and for all of those affected,” said...

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  • ‘Holy moments’: Floyd commissions son as successor

    May 21 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Holy moments’: Floyd commissions son as successor

    Ronnie Floyd called them “holy moments.” The senior pastor of Cross Church for nearly 33 years, Floyd preached his final sermon May 19 and commissioned his son Nick as his successor. “Pastor Nick and my son, even as [the apostle]...

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