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  • Platt underscores Lottie Moon’s urgency for the gospel

    This year’s Southern Baptist Convention marked the 100th anniversary of the naming of the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, International Mission Board President David Platt told more than 1,100 Southern Baptists at the IMB dinner June 11 at the SBC annual meeting in Dallas. Lottie Moon was a single female missionary who served with the Foreign …

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  • Hispanics talk discipleship at LifeWay luncheon

    June 22 2018 by Keila Diaz, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Hispanics talk discipleship at LifeWay luncheon

    Nearly 60 Hispanic pastors and leaders gained discipleship insights and resources during a LifeWay Leadership luncheon June 12 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Craig Featherstone, LifeWay Global vice president, welcomed the group and noted LifeWay’s new centers in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Brazil in addition to short-term Bible studies in Spanish.

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  • Filipinos celebrate ministry, need more church planters

    June 22 2018 by Morgan Collier, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Filipinos celebrate ministry, need more church planters

    The Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America (FSBFNA) met together June 12 at Dallas Metroplex International Church to celebrate ministry accomplishments from the previous year and to worship followed by fellowship over lunch. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Dallas, June 12-13.

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  • Native American spiritual needs weigh on FoNAC

    June 22 2018 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Native American spiritual needs weigh on FoNAC

    Native Americans balance life in both the native and white culture and too often lose to both, Gary Hawkins said in his executive director’s report during the Fellowship of Native American Christians’ (FoNAC) sixth annual gathering in Dallas. “Spiritual needs are tremendous among native people,” Hawkins said during FoNAC’s June 10-11 meeting in conjunction with …

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  • Small but powerful

    June 22 2018 by Joe Westbury, The Christian Index | with 0 comments
    Small but powerful

    When the South Gate Baptist Church Girls in Action (GA) group decided to focus on Mission:Dignity for their Christmas in August project, most of the members had never heard of the ministry that helps retired SBC ministers, workers, and their wives or widows. South Gate is located in rural southeast Georgia where small churches dot…

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  • Rainer: Local churches key to reversing SBC decline

    June 21 2018 by Aaron Earls, FactsAndTrends.net | with 0 comments
    Rainer: Local churches key to reversing SBC decline

    Is our denomination dying? That was the question posed at the LifeWay Christian Resources breakfast attended by 1,100 registered guests during the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas. Attendees may have been surprised to hear LifeWay President Thom S. Rainer say yes, the Southern Baptist Convention is dying.

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  • ‘Associational Mission Strategist’ suggested DOM title

    “Associational Mission Strategist” is the new recommended title for Southern Baptist mission leaders formerly called directors of missions or DOMs. The new title was unanimously approved by nearly 250 members attending the 2018 Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders, June 10-11 in Dallas, though its recommendations are not binding for the more than …

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  • Honor God in workplace, Women & Work panel exhorts

    June 21 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS | with 0 comments
    Honor God in workplace, Women & Work panel exhorts

    Women’s roles in the workplace was the subject of the panel “Women & Work: Stepping into Kingdom Productivity,” June 12 in Dallas in conjunction with the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting. Courtney L. Moore, a Southern Baptist pastor’s wife, contract writer, and mother of three, moderated the panel sponsored by Women & Work.

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