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  • Halloween: Don’t let it divide you, Greear says

    October 30 2018 by Grace Thornton, The Alabama Baptist | with 1 comments
    Halloween: Don’t let it divide you, Greear says

    Christians have long had differing views on how to approach Halloween. But Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said in a recent podcast that the holiday doesn’t have to be divisive – in fact, it can be a great way to get to know your neighbors. “Some participate and some don’t, but all can redeem …

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  • ‘Associational Mission Strategist’ suggested DOM title

    “Associational Mission Strategist” is the new recommended title for Southern Baptist mission leaders formerly called directors of missions or DOMs. The new title was unanimously approved by nearly 250 members attending the 2018 Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders, June 10-11 in Dallas, though its recommendations are not binding for the more than …

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  • Open letter: refugee ban ‘deeply’ concerning

    February 10 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Open letter: refugee ban ‘deeply’ concerning

    A full-page ad in the Feb. 8 Washington Post expressing concern over a portion of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration included the signatures of at least seven Southern Baptists among a coalition of some 100 evangelicals. Two of the signatories told Baptist Press their signatures reflect …

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  • Danny Akin signs letter calling Trump to support refugees

    February 8 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Danny Akin signs letter calling Trump to support refugees

    Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, joined dozens of evangelical leaders from around the nation in a letter saying they are “deeply concerned” about President Donald Trump’s suspension of refugee resettlement to the United States. The statement took the form of a full-page advertisement in the The Washington Post

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  • Ed Stetzer to join Wheaton College faculty

    May 17 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ed Stetzer to join Wheaton College faculty

    Ed Stetzer, executive director of LifeWay Research, has been named to the faculty of Wheaton College and as executive director of Wheaton’s Billy Graham Center for Evangelism. Stetzer will “help raise up a new generation of passionate, generous-hearted evangelists who make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ,” said Philip Ryken.

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  • ACP data indicates relationships, helps leaders

    August 28 2013 by Baptist Pess | with 0 comments
    ACP data indicates relationships, helps leaders

    People involved in compiling denominational data have a desire “to serve our churches and be good stewards,” Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, told Baptist state statistical representatives.

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  • LifeWay’s Gospel Project to provide in-depth curriculum

    January 23 2012 by Jon D. Wilke, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    LifeWay’s Gospel Project to provide in-depth curriculum

    For the first time in more than a decade, LifeWay Christian Resources is releasing a new ongoing Bible study series for children, students and adults under one theme. The Gospel Project is an in-depth and gospel-centered Bible study designed to help participants examine the deeper theological and missional concepts in the text.

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