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  • 18 of 23 SBC messenger motions referred

    June 17 2019 by Myriah Snyder, The Christian Index | with 0 comments
    18 of 23 SBC messenger motions referred

    Eighteen of the 23 motions by messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., were referred to SBC committees or entities; five were ruled out of order. The Committee on Order of Business made the...

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  • Waggoner reinforces LifeWay’s commitment to mission

    June 17 2019 by Carol Pipes, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Waggoner reinforces LifeWay’s commitment to mission

    LifeWay Christian Resources’ commitment to the mission given to the entity by Southern Baptists in 1891 has never been stronger, acting CEO Brad Waggoner said in his report to messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham, Ala....

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  • ‘The nations are waiting,’ Chitwood tells SBC

    June 17 2019 by Julie McGowan, IMB | with 0 comments
    ‘The nations are waiting,’ Chitwood tells SBC

    Massive cyclones in sub-Saharan Africa. Political and humanitarian crises in the Americas. Gangs among the Deaf. Police arrests in Southeast Asia. Slander in Central Asia. Even amid such difficulties, International Mission Board (IMB) personnel...

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  • NAMB reports on ‘Who’s Your One?’, church planting

    June 17 2019 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    NAMB reports on ‘Who’s Your One?’, church planting

    If 10 percent of church attenders in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) decided to pray for and see one person come to Christ over the next year, Southern Baptists would record the highest number of baptisms in the history of the SBC. Johnny...

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  • Moore: ERLC helping churches address sex abuse

    June 17 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Moore: ERLC helping churches address sex abuse

    The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) has been, and will be, helping Southern Baptists address the sexual abuse crisis in churches, Russell Moore said during the entity’s report June 12 at the convention’s annual meeting...

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  • LifeWay camp staffer charged with child molestation

    June 14 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    LifeWay camp staffer charged with child molestation

    A staffer at CentriKid Camp was charged with multiple counts of child molestation this week in Overgaard, Ariz., according to a statement by Brad Waggoner, acting CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources.

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  • SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengers

    June 14 2019 by SBC Seminary Staff | with 0 comments
    SBC seminary presidents relay reports to messengers

    Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention’s six seminaries reported on their 2018-2019 academic year to messengers at the June 11-12 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

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  • Resolutions contend for vulnerable, gospel

    June 14 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Resolutions contend for vulnerable, gospel

    Messengers to the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention advocated for the vulnerable against abortion, sexual abuse and religious persecution in approving 13 resolutions June 12. The resolutions also addressed a variety of other noteworthy issues in...

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  • LifeWay trustees to hear presidential search report

    June 14 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    LifeWay trustees to hear presidential search report

    LifeWay Christian Resources trustees will meet June 28 to hear a report from its presidential search committee, the entity has announced. Trustee chairman Jimmy Scroggins will convene the full board of trustees to hear from the team working to...

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  • 26 new missionaries obey God’s call to the nations

    June 13 2019 by Julie McGowan, IMB | with 0 comments
    26 new missionaries obey God’s call to the nations

    David and Zoey Lee know they can go as Southern Baptist missionaries today because Christian believers in the past sacrificed to get the gospel to their homeland – a truth they shared June 11 during a Sending Celebration to honor the...

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