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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

    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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  • Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom

    February 19 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom

    Cuban pastors are resisting pressure to support a Feb. 24 constitutional referendum that further limits religious freedoms in the Communist nation, international religious liberty advocates said. The referendum comes amid a growth in Christianity...

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  • Lifeway ‘date nights’ nurture pastors & wives

    February 19 2019 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Lifeway ‘date nights’ nurture pastors & wives

    More than 80 ministry couples got a jumpstart on Valentine’s Day as LifeWay Christian Resources held a Pastor Date Night Feb. 12 at its downtown headquarters. The event marked the 38th Pastor Date Night hosted by LifeWay the past four years...

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  • Church plant reaches millennials at local cineplex

    February 19 2019 by Dave Arden, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Church plant reaches millennials at local cineplex

    A church plant that meets in one of the theaters in a cineplex may not be big news. Except when a church plant impacts so many millennials that it never plans to leave. Jeremiah Semmler and CityView Church in Phoenix have seen more than 350 people...

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  • Iconic missionary encourages N.C. Baptists to remember their calling

    February 19 2019 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Iconic missionary encourages N.C. Baptists to remember their calling

    Sam James, longtime missionary with the International Mission Board (IMB), encouraged Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) staff members to rest in God’s call on their lives and demonstrate the supernatural love of Christ as they...

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  • Gospel reaches complex culture

    February 19 2019 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Gospel reaches complex culture

    Full of color, life, beauty and disparity, Miami is a city where “you can lose yourself and find yourself all at the same time,” said church planting missionary Muche Ukegbu. Miami’s spectrum of economic, ethnic and cultural...

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