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  • ‘Undivided’ race relations resource debuts at SBC

    June 20 2018 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    ‘Undivided’ race relations resource debuts at SBC

    A breakout session on racial reconciliation during the SBC annual meeting accompanied the release of a new resource to help pastors and churches bridge the racial divide in their communities titled “Undivided: Your Church and Racial Reconciliation.” Those who attended the June 12 session hosted by the North American Mission Board (NAMB) heard a pair …

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  • Disciple-making task force atop NAMB report at SBC

    June 19 2018 by Josie Rabbitt Bingham, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Disciple-making task force atop NAMB report at SBC

    Kevin Ezell delivered the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) report to messengers June 13 focusing on disciple-making and relaying an update on the effectiveness of Southern Baptist church planting efforts and NAMB’s new initiative in Puerto Rico. Ezell, NAMB’s president, began the report by inviting Robby Gallaty to share findings and recommendations from the disciple-making …

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  • NAMB highlights core ministries & racial relations

    June 15 2018 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    NAMB highlights core ministries & racial relations

    “We are here for you,” Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board, said in opening his presentation to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention. “We are grateful for you. We are eager to partner with you to push back lostness in North America.” NAMB celebrated the work of missionaries and shared new mission …

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  • Ezell: SBC needs a ‘Gospel Conversation Resurgence’

    Pledging “NAMB will do its part,” North American Mission Board President Kevin Ezell said the Southern Baptist Convention needs a “Gospel Conversation Resurgence.” “If one member from each of our 47,000 churches shares the gospel each day, it would result in over 17 million gospel conversations in a year,” Ezell said.

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  • NAMB trustees conclude investigation

    June 21 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    NAMB trustees conclude investigation

    A North American Mission Board trustee recommendation and a messenger motion at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting were among the actions Southern Baptists took in St. Louis last week related to North American Mission Board’s dealings with the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware.

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  • 4 SBC leaders address messenger questions

    June 21 2016 by SBC entity & Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    4 SBC leaders address messenger questions

    Questions were posed to four Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) entity presidents during time allotted for messengers’ questions during the leaders’ respective reports at the June 14-15 SBC annual meeting in St. Louis. Following are accounts of the four entity presidents’ responses. Not all entity presidents were asked questions.

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  • ‘It’s working,’ Ezell says of strategy & direction

    June 17 2016 by Joe Conway, North American Mission Board | with 0 comments
    ‘It’s working,’ Ezell says of strategy & direction

    Addressing Southern Baptist messengers during their annual meeting in St. Louis, North American Mission Board President Kevin Ezell asked them and himself – “Is it working?” Ezell’s question referred to the overall strategy and direction of the mission board.

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  • Mission entities celebrate partnership, disciple-makers

    June 16 2016 by Julie McGowan, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Mission entities celebrate partnership, disciple-makers

    Highlighting the partnership between Southern Baptists across North America and around the world to spread the gospel and plant churches, the Southern Baptist Convention’s two mission entities held a “Sending Celebration” at the conclusion of the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting June 15 in St. Louis.

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  • Ezell refutes ‘gag order’ allegations

    May 20 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Ezell refutes ‘gag order’ allegations

    Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board, released a statement May 17 to refute allegations that he misused contractual agreements to exercise undue influence over state convention operations. The blog post came amid calls for NAMB trustees to investigate claims made by former executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network Will McRaney.

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  • Everyday missionaries urged to proclaim Jesus

    August 6 2015 by Joe Conway and Anne Harman, NAMB/IMB | with 0 comments
    Everyday missionaries urged to proclaim Jesus

    David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, was the final keynote speaker for the event that drew more than 13,600 to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Kevin Ezell, North American Mission Board president, introduced Platt for the final address by bringing Platt’s 9-year-old son, Caleb, on stage.

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  • NAMB's Ezell nurtures church after pastor's death

    April 15 2015 by Lonnie Wilkey, Baptist and Reflector | with 0 comments
    NAMB's Ezell nurtures church after pastor's death

    Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board, has agreed to serving as interim pastor for Long Hollow Baptist Church near Nashville as they grieve the passing of their pastor David Landrith. Landrith passed away last November after a gallant fight with cancer.

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