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  • Black church conf. addresses ‘biblical sexuality’

    September 25 2015 by Myriah Snyder, Western Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Black church conf. addresses ‘biblical sexuality’

    At the Biblical Sexuality in the Black Church symposium, more than 400 people gathered for the Sept. 19 sessions. Among the speakers were symposium organizer Joel Bowman, pastor of Temple of Faith Baptist Church in Louisville, and Curtis Woods, the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s associate executive director for convention relations.

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  • Platt: World missions ‘multiethnic issue’

    August 3 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Platt: World missions ‘multiethnic issue’

    All ethnicities are called to world missions, International Mission Board President David Platt told more than 600 black Southern Baptists gathered at Ridgecrest, acknowledging only 25 of the 4,700 IMB missionaries are African American. “This is not a white issue or a black issue, this is a multiethnic issue,” he said.

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  • Black church conference meets ministry needs

    July 31 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Black church conference meets ministry needs

    The Black Church Leadership & Family Conference, originally created to attract African Americans to Southern Baptist Convention training events, annually brings as many as 1,200 African American Southern Baptists from across the country, offering training, education, preaching, inspiration, praise and worship, fellowship and recreation.

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  • Prayer major focus of black church conf.

    July 31 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Prayer major focus of black church conf.

    A God-initiated prayer movement among Southern Baptists spurred a major focus on prayer at Black Church Leadership & Family Conference July 20-24 in Ridgecrest, N.C., prayer mobilizer Gary Frost told Baptist Press. Frost, North American Mission Board vice president for the Midwest Region and Prayer, led conference organizers to devote …

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