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  • UPDATED: Vice President Mike Pence to address SBC in Dallas

    (EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated in the seventh paragraph to reflect that only Hall F in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be part of the security zone where access will be restricted.) Vice President Mike Pence will address the Southern Baptist Convention on Wednesday (June 13). The announcement of Pence’s 11 a.m. …

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  • SBC prayer room offers haven of rest, peace

    May 31 2018 by Morgan Collier, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC prayer room offers haven of rest, peace

    With thousands of Southern Baptists meeting together each year at their annual meeting, it can seem difficult for people to find a quiet place to meet with God. But once again, at this year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas, attendees can retreat to a prayer room.

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  • Hollifield calls next SBC leader to advocate dignity of women

    May 29 2018 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 1 comments
    Hollifield calls next SBC leader to advocate dignity of women

    North Carolina’s leading Baptist wants the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention to demonstrate a commitment to the value and importance of women in churches and Christian organizations. Milton Hollifield Jr. said, “We need a leader who shows that he understands there is equality between brothers and sisters in Christ in the family of God.”

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  • FACT CHECK: SBC presidential candidates counter claims

    May 29 2018 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    FACT CHECK: SBC presidential candidates counter claims

    The lead-up to the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2018 presidential election has generated much discussion and a fair amount of controversy. So, the Biblical Recorder asked each of the announced candidates, Ken Hemphill and J.D. Greear, to itemize and respond to any on-record statements or claims they believe to be false or misleading.

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  • DOM title change among report’s recommendations

    May 29 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    DOM title change among report’s recommendations

    Your local Baptist association’s director of missions soon could be the associational mission strategist if the association takes the title-change recommendation of a report to be presented next month at a gathering of associational leaders. The report will be presented at Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leader’s June 10-11 meeting in Dallas.

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  • Tennessee evangelist Jerry Drace to be 2nd VP nominee

    May 17 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Tennessee evangelist Jerry Drace to be 2nd VP nominee

    Tennessee evangelist and pastor Jerry Drace will be nominated for second vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention. A vocational evangelist for more than 40 years, Drace has preached in approximately 1,000 Southern Baptist churches and conducted 300 of his signature Hope of the Home conferences in the U.S. and Great Britain.

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  • GuideStone to mark 100th anniversary at SBC

    May 16 2018 by Roy Hayhurst, GuideStone Financial Resources | with 0 comments
    GuideStone to mark 100th anniversary at SBC

    One hundred years ago, messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention in Hot Springs, Ark., created a Board of Ministerial Relief and Annuities, which today has become a $15 billion financial services organization known as GuideStone Financial Resources.

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  • 2nd-gen cross-cultural pastors focus of Dallas panel

    May 16 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    2nd-gen cross-cultural pastors focus of Dallas panel

    Second-generation Asian American pastors and others called to cross-cultural ministry are the focus of a panel discussion June 12 in Dallas. The 2nd-Generation Pastors and Planters Fellowship is open not only to Asian Americans, but second-generation pastors of any ethnic origin called to ministry outside their personal cultural groups in the U.S.

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  • Asian Americans to honor SBC execs for ethnic inclusion

    May 16 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Asian Americans to honor SBC execs for ethnic inclusion

    The National Asian American Fellowship will honor two Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) executives for speeding progress in ethnic diversity during its annual meeting June 11 in Dallas. “We have united together much, much more,” Paul Kim, Asian American relations consultant of the SBC Executive Committee, told Baptist Press.

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  • Evangelists to pick up Billy Graham’s ‘torch’

    May 16 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Evangelists to pick up Billy Graham’s ‘torch’

    Following Billy Graham’s death, his fellow Southern Baptist evangelists “are ready to pick up the torch” of evangelistic ministry in the 21st century, said David Stockwell, president of Southern Baptist Evangelists, also known as the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists.

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  • Dallas crowd anticipated largest since SBC 2010

    May 15 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dallas crowd anticipated largest since SBC 2010

    Dallas attendance is in line to be the highest at a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting since 2010, according to an event coordinator. Advance hotel reservations are about 25 percent ahead of reservations this time last year, said William Townes, SBC Executive Committee vice president for convention finance.

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  • Tellers named for 2018 SBC in Dallas

    May 15 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Tellers named for 2018 SBC in Dallas

    Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Steve Gaines has named tellers for the SBC 2018 annual meeting June 12-13 in Dallas. John Herring, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Prosper, Texas, will chair the tellers.

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  • NAMB to inform, mobilize pastors & churches at SBC

    May 14 2018 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    NAMB to inform, mobilize pastors & churches at SBC

    Messengers and other attendees at this year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting will have multiple opportunities to learn about ways to better engage their churches with mission efforts both locally and throughout North America. “We never stop seeking out ways to help get the hope of the gospel out to North America,” said Kevin Ezell.

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  • Credentials Committee for 2018 announced

    May 14 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Credentials Committee for 2018 announced

    Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines has announced appointees to the 2018 Credentials Committee. Appointed as chairman is Greg Hyche, senior pastor of Ladonia Baptist Church in Phenix City, Ala.

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  • Ethnic breakdown of Gaines’ appointments released

    May 11 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ethnic breakdown of Gaines’ appointments released

    This year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Committee on Resolutions may be “one of the most ethnically diverse committees in the history of the SBC,” convention president Steve Gaines said in a statement announcing the ethnic breakdown of his presidential appointments.

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