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  • IMB mobilizer Edgar Aponte to lead Idlewild missions

    February 22 2019 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    IMB mobilizer Edgar Aponte to lead Idlewild missions

    Edgar Aponte, vice president for mobilization at the International Mission Board (IMB) and former director of Hispanic leadership development at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, will transition to the missions staff of Idlewild Baptist...

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  • Sharing a 'Jesus dream' in Salt Lake City

    February 21 2019 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Sharing a 'Jesus dream' in Salt Lake City

    Luis Soto traveled across South America with Wycliffe Global Alliance, teaching and mobilizing in eight nations during a seven-year span. His missionary journey eventually led him and his family to Salt Lake City where he launched a new church...

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  • His thanks to Graham: ‘One of those souls is mine’

    February 21 2019 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    His thanks to Graham: ‘One of those souls is mine’

    A soldier stuck his head into the tent where Alfred Rawson was quartered during the Korean War with several other soldiers at an Air Force base in Japan. It was in November 1952. The soldier asked if anybody wanted to go hear Billy Graham at...

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  • 10-year-old advances SBC ministry day

    February 21 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    10-year-old advances SBC ministry day

    Zak McCullar was 9 years old when he knocked on a stranger’s door in Black Mountain, N.C., eager to tell her about Jesus. “I said we’re from Walker County in Alabama and we’re with Oteen Baptist Church and we want to invite...

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  • Immigration & pastor’s views spotlighted in study

    February 21 2019 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Immigration & pastor’s views spotlighted in study

    As U.S. lawmakers continue to debate the best approach to illegal immigration, most Protestant pastors say the solution should be multifaceted, according to a study released Feb. 20. LifeWay Research surveyed 1,000 Protestants pastors Jan. 14-30...

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  • EC search committee found ‘God’s candidate’

    February 20 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    EC search committee found ‘God’s candidate’

    The search committee seeking the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) has “identified God’s candidate for such a time as this” and will announce the nominee “very soon,&rdquo...

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  • With ‘Gospel above all,’ Greear tackles sex abuse

    February 20 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    With ‘Gospel above all,’ Greear tackles sex abuse

    Maintaining his signature theme of the “Gospel Above All,” Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear detailed a prescription to battle sex abuse and its enablers at the SBC Executive Committee meeting Feb. 18 in Nashville...

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  • Ruling affirmed in Missouri Baptist Home, university cases

    February 20 2019 by Missouri Pathway staff | with 0 comments
    Ruling affirmed in Missouri Baptist Home, university cases

    Missouri Baptists are one step closer to restoring The Baptist Home and Missouri Baptist University (MBU) to the “MBC family.” On Feb. 19, the state’s Appeals Court in Kansas City affirmed a lower-court ruling ordering The...

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  • Gateway to offer all master’s degrees online

    February 20 2019 by Kathie Chute, Gateway Seminary | with 0 comments
    Gateway to offer all master’s degrees online

    Gateway Seminary will become the first Southern Baptist seminary to offer all its master’s degrees completely online in the fall of 2019. Approval to offer the final two degree programs online came from the Association of Theological Schools...

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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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