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

    February 18 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 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 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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  • Border crisis offers ‘two-fold’ opportunity

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

    asylum at the United States border, John Faison, executive director of the Council on Immigrant Relations, recently told the Biblical Recorder. “They don’t have any food … these people have the clothes on their back that they...

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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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  • Baptist communicators honor Blume

    February 18 2019 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Baptist communicators honor Blume

    More than two dozen news and communications experts from across the Southern Baptist Convention honored K. Allan Blume, editor-president for the Biblical Recorder, during the Feb. 11-14 annual meeting of the Association of State Baptist...

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  • Immigrant hospitality center opens in Lincolnton

    February 18 2019 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Immigrant hospitality center opens in Lincolnton

    Baptists have opened a new Immigrant Hospitality Center in Lincolnton that will provide legal counsel and other help to immigrants. The center is not just a building, but rather is “a community effort to show love to our neighbors,&rdquo...

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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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