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  • ‘50 Reasons’ campaign urges #SBC19 attendance

    April 24 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘50 Reasons’ campaign urges #SBC19 attendance

    A “50 Reasons” promotional campaign launching April 22 will unveil unique reasons to attend the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Birmingham. SBC Executive Committee President-elect Ronnie Floyd is spearheading &ldquo...

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  • NOBTS adds 3 new degrees, 3 professors

    April 24 2019 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    NOBTS adds 3 new degrees, 3 professors

    New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) trustees approved three new degrees and curriculum updates for Leavell College and elected new faculty members during their spring meeting April 17. Trustees also received updates on the seminary...

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  • Chitwood urges Great Commission faithfulness

    April 24 2019 by SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Chitwood urges Great Commission faithfulness

    A glorious vision of people from all nations worshiping God should inspire all ministry and mission, says Paul Chitwood, president of the International Mission Board. Chitwood spoke during The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s chapel...

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  • Sri Lanka Christian massacre ‘shocking in its cruelty’

    April 23 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sri Lanka Christian massacre ‘shocking in its cruelty’

    Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that targeted Christians and killed at least 290 people have prompted calls to prayer by Southern Baptists who work to take the gospel to South Asian people groups. “As we process the news of attacks on Easter...

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  • Nominees selected by 2019 SBC Committee on Nominations

    April 23 2019 by Baptist Press Staff | with 0 comments
    Nominees selected by 2019 SBC Committee on Nominations

    Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards – International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources, the Ethics...

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  • NOBTS presidential search narrows to 4 candidates

    April 23 2019 by Gary D. Myers, NOBTS | with 0 comments
    NOBTS presidential search narrows to 4 candidates

    Frank Cox, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) trustee board chairman, updated the board on the status of the presidential search during their spring meeting, saying the committee had narrowed its focus to four top candidates. The...

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  • Biweekly prayer calls bolster ‘Who’s Your One?’

    April 22 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Biweekly prayer calls bolster ‘Who’s Your One?’

    Every other Tuesday afternoon for 15 minutes, leaders across the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) pause for a conference call to pray for their “one” – the person they’re seeking to share the gospel with as part of the...

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  • 87-year-old pianist achieves dream of publishing song

    April 22 2019 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    87-year-old pianist achieves dream of publishing song

    For the past 15 years, Wynness Thomas has been homebound, battling daily pain from arthritis of the spine and Parkinson’s disease. But this former church pianist and choir member at Tilly Swamp Baptist Church hasn’t let her age or...

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  • ‘Save Chick-fil-A Day’ promotes religious liberty

    April 22 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Save Chick-fil-A Day’ promotes religious liberty

    Religious liberty advocates held “Save Chick-fil-A Day” at the Texas Capitol April 17 after the restaurant was banned from the San Antonio airport for donating to religious non-profits. Religious freedom group Texas Values hosted the...

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  • NAMB announces multisite, multi-format Send Conference

    The North American Mission Board (NAMB) announced April 17 that its next Send Conference will happen through a series of local and regional conferences that will take place in more than 70 locations throughout North America beginning this fall...

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