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  • St. Louis SBC preschool & child care are full

    May 9 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    St. Louis SBC preschool & child care are full

    Preschool child care registration for the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in St. Louis reached capacity ahead of the May 6 deadline and has surpassed 2015 registration by more than 30 percent, according to Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee staff.

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  • Committee on Nominations chooses nominees for 2016 SBC entities

    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 & Religious Liberty Commission, the six seminaries and the Committee on Order of Business have been selected ...

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  • 2016 SBC program schedule released

    May 3 2016 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    2016 SBC program schedule released

    The schedule for this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting program, on June 14-15 in St. Louis, has been released by the SBC Executive Committee in a special pre-convention issue of SBC LIFE. See schedule below, and plan accordingly.

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  • Pastors’ Conference to spotlight evangelism

    April 26 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pastors’ Conference to spotlight evangelism

    The Pastors’ Conference will feature preaching, worship and prayer to undergird the ministry of pastors and their wives. The sessions at America’s Center will be held prior to the Southern Baptist Convention’s June 14-15 annual meeting there. Conference president John Meador has chosen 2 Tim. 4:5-6 as the theme.

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  • ‘Loving God by loving others’ NAAF focus

    April 26 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Loving God by loving others’ NAAF focus

    Promoting personal holiness, strengthening church ministry, and equipping pastors to navigate the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) are goals of the National African American Fellowship (NAAF) as it gathers June 11–13 in conjunction with the SBC Annual Meeting in St. Louis. NAAF will elect new officers at its business meeting June 13 ...

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  • SBC ST. LOUIS: ‘Awaken America, reach the world’

    April 25 2016 by Shawn Hendricks, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC ST. LOUIS: ‘Awaken America, reach the world’

    When Southern Baptists depart St. Louis after their annual meeting in June, says Southern Baptist Convention president Ronnie Floyd, he will be praying they do so with a “deep burden for our nation, a new commitment to racial unity and an extraordinary commitment to evangelize America.”

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  • Racial unity, prayer, missions, culture at SBC in June

    March 16 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Racial unity, prayer, missions, culture at SBC in June

    “A National Conversation on Racial Unity in America” will be among the highlights of the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis. The emphasis will take place during the Tuesday morning session. Among the featured speakers will be Jerry Young, and Marshall Blalock.

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  • ‘Awaken America’ registration opens for SBC St. Louis

    February 25 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Awaken America’ registration opens for SBC St. Louis

    Registration for the Southern Baptist Convention’s “Awaken America: Reach the World” annual meeting, June 14-15 in St. Louis, has opened. Online registration for messengers and local hotels can be accessed at SBCAnnualMeeting.net. Registration information for St. Louis for SBC children is also available through the website.

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  • States spotlight sanctity of life, religious liberty

    December 16 2015 by Tammi Reed Ledbetter, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    States spotlight sanctity of life, religious liberty

    The sanctity of human life and defense of religious liberty remained the most often addressed concerns among many state Baptist conventions during their annual meetings. Resolutions calling for an end to the funding of Planned Parenthood gained support in eight state Baptist conventions this year ...

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  • Ferguson tensions show need for SBC’s Crossover

    August 12 2015 by Vicki Stamps, Missouri Pathway | with 0 comments
    Ferguson tensions show need for SBC’s Crossover

    Baptist pastors and leaders gathered at First Baptist Church in Ferguson, Mo., on the one-year anniversary weekend of the shooting death of Michael Brown. They met to hear plans for and the challenges of Crossover St. Louis, which will precede the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2016 annual meeting …

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