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  • Jordan Easley accepts new pastorate

    August 2 2018 by Baptist Press Staff | with 0 comments
    Jordan Easley accepts new pastorate

    Jordan Easley, who chaired the SBC Executive Committee’s 22-member Young Leaders Advisory Council, has accepted the call of First Baptist Church in Cleveland, Tenn., as senior pastor. Easley also was a member of the Evangelism Task Force appointed by former SBC President Steve Gaines and is a trustee of the International Mission Board.

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  • ‘All of us’ must evangelize, SBC agrees with task force

    June 18 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘All of us’ must evangelize, SBC agrees with task force

    Lay persons, pastors, churches, state conventions and Southern Baptist Convention entities have a role in an evangelism renewal plan Southern Baptists adopted Wednesday (June 13). Messengers adopted an eight-pronged approach recommended by an Evangelism Task Force Steve Gaines appointed in 2017 in his final term as SBC president. Task Force vice chairman Adam W. Greenway …

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  • Evangelism task force releases report, recommendations

    June 14 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Evangelism task force releases report, recommendations

    A task force appointed last year to explore avenues of evangelistic renewal among Southern Baptists has released its final report, including a series of eight recommendations for individuals and groups at all levels of Southern Baptist life. “We are convinced that these suggestions can be heartily embraced by all gospel-loving Southern Baptists,” the report stated …

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