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  • Indiana Baptists amend church cooperation bylaw

    October 19 2016 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Indiana Baptists amend church cooperation bylaw

    Indiana Baptists amended their bylaw regarding cooperating churches at the group’s annual meeting. The new State Convention of Baptists in Indiana rule provides “a personal and proactive approach to dealing with churches that have not met the basic requirements of being a ‘cooperating church with the SCBI,’” the group reported.

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  • N.Y. Baptists affirm marriage & gender, increase CP

    October 19 2016 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    N.Y. Baptists affirm marriage & gender, increase CP

    Messengers to the Baptist Convention of New York increased giving to Southern Baptist Convention missions and ministries for the second year in a row and discussed proposals to affirm the biblical definitions of marriage and gender in the convention’s constitution. Messengers also heard an address from Todd Starnes of Fox News during their sessions.

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  • Page: God provides spiritual DNA for godliness, power

    September 1 2016 by Annie Corser, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Page: God provides spiritual DNA for godliness, power

    Participation in the divine nature of God leads to a life of spiritual effectiveness and productivity, said Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page during the chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “This divine provision says we are born complete with that which we need for life and godliness,” said Page.

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  • CP 5.28% above year-to-date projection

    August 3 2016 by Baptist Press Staff | with 0 comments
    CP 5.28% above year-to-date projection

    Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist Convention national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee are 5.28 percent above the year-to-date SBC Cooperative Program Allocation Budget projection, and are 2.99 percent above contributions received during the same time frame last year.

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  • ‘No partiality,’ Page assures black church conference

    July 19 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘No partiality,’ Page assures black church conference

    Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page upheld God’s impartiality during greetings to African Americans gathered at Ridgecrest, N.C., for a black church leadership conference. He shared revelations from his daily personal quiet time focused on Romans 2:11, an affirmation of God’s impartiality.

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  • Orlando massacre spurs prayer, compassion

    June 14 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Orlando massacre spurs prayer, compassion

    Calls for prayer and compassion rang out from Southern Baptists nationwide hours after the mass murder of 49 and the injury of 53 early June 12 at an Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. First Baptist Church of Orlando will host a community-wide prayer meeting.

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  • Lee honored for 20 years leading Woman’s Missionary Union

    June 14 2016 by Julie Walters, Woman’s Misssionary Union | with 0 comments
    Lee honored for 20 years leading Woman’s Missionary Union

    Approximately 150 Southern Baptist leaders, family members and friends from across the country gathered in St. Louis on June 11 to honor Wanda Lee and her leadership of national Woman’s Missionary Union over the past 20 years - 16 as executive director and four as president.

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  • SBC CEO encourages Baptists across U.S.

    July 31 2013 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC CEO encourages Baptists across U.S.

    So, what exactly does the president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee do?

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