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  • Greear on CNN: Abusers ‘have no place’ in SBC

    February 19 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Greear on CNN:  Abusers ‘have no place’ in SBC

    Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear told CNN he is calling the convention to disfellowship churches “that show a wanton disregard that allows abuse.” Appearing Feb. 18 on CNN’s “New Day,” Greear also...

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  • Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom

    February 19 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom

    Cuban pastors are resisting pressure to support a Feb. 24 constitutional referendum that further limits religious freedoms in the Communist nation, international religious liberty advocates said. The referendum comes amid a growth in Christianity...

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  • Lifeway ‘date nights’ nurture pastors & wives

    February 19 2019 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Lifeway ‘date nights’ nurture pastors & wives

    More than 80 ministry couples got a jumpstart on Valentine’s Day as LifeWay Christian Resources held a Pastor Date Night Feb. 12 at its downtown headquarters. The event marked the 38th Pastor Date Night hosted by LifeWay the past four years...

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  • Church plant reaches millennials at local cineplex

    February 19 2019 by Dave Arden, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Church plant reaches millennials at local cineplex

    A church plant that meets in one of the theaters in a cineplex may not be big news. Except when a church plant impacts so many millennials that it never plans to leave. Jeremiah Semmler and CityView Church in Phoenix have seen more than 350 people...

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  • Iconic missionary encourages N.C. Baptists to remember their calling

    February 19 2019 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Iconic missionary encourages N.C. Baptists to remember their calling

    Sam James, longtime missionary with the International Mission Board (IMB), encouraged Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) staff members to rest in God’s call on their lives and demonstrate the supernatural love of Christ as they...

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  • Gospel reaches complex culture

    February 19 2019 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Gospel reaches complex culture

    Full of color, life, beauty and disparity, Miami is a city where “you can lose yourself and find yourself all at the same time,” said church planting missionary Muche Ukegbu. Miami’s spectrum of economic, ethnic and cultural...

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  • Greear: 10 ‘key areas’ for addressing sex abuse

    February 18 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 2 comments
    Greear: 10 ‘key areas’ for addressing sex abuse

    J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., gave an address to the SBC Executive Committee this evening (Feb. 18) that outlined initial recommendations from the...

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  • Greenway announced as candidate to lead Southwestern

    February 18 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 5 comments
    Greenway announced as candidate to lead Southwestern

    Adam Greenway has been announced as the preferred candidate for president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, according to an email sent to trustees from the search committee today (Feb. 18). Trustees are set to vote on the nomination at...

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  • Border crisis offers ‘two-fold’ opportunity

    February 18 2019 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    Border crisis offers ‘two-fold’ opportunity

    No one fits the Matthew 25:35 description of a stranger better than migrants seeking asylum at the United States border, John Faison, executive director of the Council on Immigrant Relations, recently told the Biblical Recorder. “They don...

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  • Mohler apologizes for supporting C.J. Mahaney

    February 18 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Mohler apologizes for supporting C.J. Mahaney

    Albert Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) in Louisville, Ky., released a statement Feb. 15 apologizing for his support of C.J. Mahaney amid allegations that Mahaney had mishandled sexual and domestic abuse claims...

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