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  • Greenway announced as candidate to lead Southwestern

    February 18 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 3 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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  • Tim Tebow visits students for their Night to Shine

    February 15 2019 by Prestonwood Baptist Church Staff | with 0 comments
    Tim Tebow visits students for their Night to Shine

    Prestonwood Baptist Church. That evening the church was hosting one of his foundation’s Night to Shine prom events for special needs students. The students are enrolled in St. Timothy Christian Academy, a ministry partner of Prestonwood...

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  • Jerry Johnson resigns as NRB president

    February 15 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Jerry Johnson resigns as NRB president

    National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) President Jerry Johnson has resigned, NRB announced Feb. 13. Though neither NRB nor Johnson has stated a reason for the resignation, NRB board chair Michael Little said in a news release Johnson’s...

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  • Louisiana College quits CCCU over LGBT policy

    February 15 2019 by Will Hall, Baptist Message | with 0 comments
    Louisiana College quits CCCU over LGBT policy

    Louisiana College President Rick Brewer has notified the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) that the Baptist-affiliated college has withdrawn its membership from the organization. The issue involves a policy passed by the CCCU...

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  • Church with a food truck worships in parking lot

    February 15 2019 by Grace Thornton, The Alabama Baptist | with 0 comments
    Church with a food truck worships in parking lot

    Jayson Albers, who grew up in a Baptist church, made a living for a long time as an opening shift supervisor for Ryan’s steakhouse. “When they would start a new restaurant I would go in and train them on how to open the store,&rdquo...

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  • SBU committee named for ‘evaluations’ of ‘orthodoxy’

    February 14 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBU committee named for ‘evaluations’ of ‘orthodoxy’

    Amid ongoing discussion of a former theology professor’s firing at Southwest Baptist University (SBU) and the board’s exclusion of a trustee elected by the Missouri Baptist Convention, SBU has announced the members of a Peer Assessment...

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  • James MacDonald fired after ‘inappropriate’ comments

    February 14 2019 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    James MacDonald fired after ‘inappropriate’ comments

    James MacDonald, a former radio and television preacher who has spoken several times at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Pastors’ Conference, has been fired as pastor of Chicago-area Harvest Bible Chapel, the church announced Feb. 13...

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  • NFL veteran and wife make ultrasound gift to New Orleans

    February 14 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    NFL veteran and wife make ultrasound gift to New Orleans

    Southern Baptists celebrated the power of partnership with a veteran National Football League player and his family in dedicating a new ultrasound machine in a New Orleans health center. Benjamin and Kirsten Watson, along with their five children,...

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  • Gardner-Webb announces new president

    February 14 2019 by GWU Communications | with 0 comments
    Gardner-Webb announces new president

    The Gardner-Webb University (GWU) Board of Trustees announced Feb. 13 that William M. Downs has been named the institution’s 13th president. He currently serves at East Carolina University (ECU) as the dean of the Thomas Harriot College...

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  • Facebook expands church plant’s community connections

    February 14 2019 by Rebecca Manry, SBC LIFE | with 0 comments
    Facebook expands church plant’s community connections

    Everyone craves connections – a truth that Living Stone Community Church has embraced by using Facebook to minister to their community. Facebook can be an important tool in getting to know neighbors and pointing them to Christ, said Ali...

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