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  • No single artist dominated 2018 Dove Awards

    October 19 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    No single artist dominated 2018 Dove Awards

    Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love” ballad garnered the worship pastor three wins at the 2018 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, but no single artist dominated the night that recognizes work in 40 categories. Reckless Love was named Song of the Year, Worship Song of the Year and Worship Album of the Year at the 49th annual event …

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  • TRUSTEES: ERLC names Mohler, Waggoner for key awards

    September 7 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: ERLC names Mohler, Waggoner for key awards

    Trustees of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission approved a seminary president and a courtroom advocate as recipients of the Southern Baptist entity’s 2018 awards Wednesday (Sept. 5) during their annual meeting. The ERLC board unanimously endorsed R. Albert Mohler Jr. for the Distinguished Christian Service Award and Kristen Waggoner for the Religious Liberty Award.

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  • God’s ‘Unshakable Pursuit’ frames WMU opening sessions

    June 12 2018 by Myriah Snyder, Western Recorder | with 0 comments
    God’s ‘Unshakable Pursuit’ frames WMU opening sessions

    More than 400 people gathered for the opening sessions of the 2018 Woman’s Missionary Union Annual Meeting and Missions Celebration on June 10 in Dallas. The 2018 theme for WMU is “Unshakable Pursuit.” The first session, themed “The Unshakable Pursuit of Fun,” was held in a casual ranch-style events center and included a barbecue dinner.

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  • N.C. communicators take home top video, news writing awards

    May 1 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    N.C. communicators take home top video, news writing awards

    Three men were awarded grand prizes for communication work April 20 during a banquet in Alexandria, Va. Blake Ragsdale and Randy Durham won the M.E. Dodd Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement in Radio, Television, Film and Video for their “SAVED” entry for the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina and Credence Pictures.

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  • Heritage Awards: N.C. Baptist entities recognize key leaders

    April 17 2018 by From provided materials | with 0 comments
    Heritage Awards: N.C. Baptist entities recognize key leaders

    Sponsored by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and North Carolina Baptist Foundation, the 18th annual North Carolina Baptist Heritage Awards were presented April 10 at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro.

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  • MercyMe, Williams, Winans have big night at GMA Dove Awards

    Gospel music veterans MercyMe accepted the award for Artist of the Year at the 48th annual GMA Dove Awards in Nashville Oct. 17. Casting Crowns, Zach Williams, the Gaither Vocal Band and Cece Winans also received awards. Other honors went to Hillsong Worship and Reba McEntire.

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  • 15 receive N.C. Baptist Heritage Awards

    May 2 2017 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    15 receive N.C. Baptist Heritage Awards

    Each year the North Carolina Baptist Foundation and the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina sponsor the Baptist Heritage Awards where Baptist organizations recognize the efforts of distinct N.C. Baptists. This was the 17th annual event. The ceremony was April 25 at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro.

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  • N.C. Baptists win top honors in news, feature writing

    North Carolina Baptists won the two top writing awards at the 53rd Wilmer C. Fields Awards, along with several other honors. Winners from North Carolina included representatives from the Biblical Recorder, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina, North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • Daigle tops list of Dove nominees

    August 12 2016 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Daigle tops list of Dove nominees

    Lauren Daigle, named New Artist of the Year at last year’s Dove Awards, tops the list of this year’s artist nominees with six nominations. Worship artists Hillsong UNITED and Chris Tomlin each received five. The Dove Awards are sponsored by the Gospel Music Association to honor the best in all genres of Christian music.

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  • Connect316 defends ‘traditionalist’ doctrines

    June 23 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Connect316 defends ‘traditionalist’ doctrines

    Cooperation among Southern Baptists with diverse theological views, the definition of “gospel” and the extent of the atonement were among the topics addressed at the Connect316 banquet in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in St. Louis. Braxton Hunter, the first of three speakers, encouraged traditionalists and Calvinists to work together in the SBC.

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  • Jamison receives O’Brien Award

    June 23 2016 by Julie Walters, Woman’s Missionary Union | with 0 comments
    Jamison receives O’Brien Award

    Mindy Jamison, co-director of Friendship Baptist Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the past 17 years along with her husband Jon, is this year’s recipient of the Dellanna West O’Brien Award for Women’s Leadership Development. Wanda Lee, executive director of national Woman’s Missionary Union, presented Jamison with the award.

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  • Heritage Awards honor some of N.C. Baptists’ best

    May 3 2016 by N.C. Baptist Foundation | with 0 comments
    Heritage Awards honor some of N.C. Baptists’ best

    Each year North Carolina Baptist entities honor people who have contributed to the individual organizations in unique ways. The N.C. Baptist Heritage Awards Banquet was held April 26 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Here are the organizations and their winners:

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  • Lecrae’s latest accolade: Artist of the Year

    October 15 2015 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Lecrae’s latest accolade: Artist of the Year

    Lecrae, called “one of the leading lights in the gospel-rap movement” by Billboard, was named Artist of the Year at the 46th annual Dove Awards, Oct. 12 in Nashville. It marks the first time the top award has gone to “a rapper,” according to The Tennessean ...

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  • B&H claims 20 awards from Christian Retailing

    July 20 2015 by Baptist Press/LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    B&H claims 20 awards from Christian Retailing

    B&H Publishing Group dominated the 2015 Christian Retailing’s Best Awards, bringing home more honors than any other publisher. B&H at LifeWay Christian Resources claimed 20 awards, more than anyone has won in a single year since the awards program began in 2001. Winning products included …

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  • Connect 316 meets, honors Jerry Vines

    July 2 2015 by Norm Miller, Louisiana College Communications | with 0 comments
    Connect 316 meets, honors Jerry Vines

    Celebrating the “traditional Southern Baptist understanding of God’s plan of salvation,” Connect 316 executive director Rick Patrick said the group will “stand in our own stream and gladly fish for the souls of men” during the C316 dinner in Columbus, Ohio.

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