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  • Greear elected SBC president

    June 12 2018 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Greear elected SBC president

    Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) annual meeting elected J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., as president of the SBC today (June 12). Greear received more than two-thirds of ballots cast (5,410), while Ken Hemphill took 31 percent of the vote (2,459).

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  • Patterson forfeits keynote SBC sermon

    June 8 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 1 comments
    Patterson forfeits keynote SBC sermon

    Paige Patterson, the former president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary who was recently dismissed amid controversy, has decided to step down from giving the keynote sermon June 13 at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. An alternate preacher, Kie Bowman, will give the address in Patterson’s place.

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  • Gaines, others see God at work amid SBC’s trials

    June 5 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Gaines, others see God at work amid SBC’s trials

    Despite turmoil related to terminations and resignations of “several” Southern Baptists “from key positions of leadership,” Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines says, there are signs “the Lord is going to come upon us powerfully in Dallas” at next week’s SBC annual meeting. Meanwhile, prayer strategist Ted Elmore said he is seeing “more emphasis on prayer …

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