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  • Baptist association unites large, small churches

    May 16 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptist association unites large, small churches

    The Golden Triangle Baptist Association defies the stereotype that large churches tend not to be involved in their local Baptist associations. Large and small churches cooperate eagerly in this three-county association in eastern Mississippi. Last summer, Shawn Parker, pastor of a church with 600 in worship, preached a revival at a church of 60 …

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  • Joining SBC draws focus in 2015

    October 13 2015 by Roger S. Oldham, SBC Life | with 0 comments
    Joining SBC draws focus in 2015

    In his address to the Executive Committee during its February meeting, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd challenged the Convention to invite other churches “to come into our family and cooperate with us to finish the task of advancing the gospel to every person in the world.”

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  • Platt looks ahead to mission challenges

    September 2 2014 by Erich Bridges, IMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Platt looks ahead to mission challenges

    Some younger evangelicals have questioned the ongoing relevance of traditional Christian institutions, including missionary-sending agencies beyond the local church. Platt, in contrast, sees great value in institutions. He said that it’s not cooperation for the sake of cooperation; the goal is seeing more people reached with the gospel.

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