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Alabama Acteen standout addresses national gathering

St. Louis, Mo. (Jennifer Davis Rash) — Sarah Golden of Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Montgomery, was the featured 2016 National Acteens panelist during the morning session of the National WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Mo. After becoming a Christian … Continue reading

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Additional officer nominations announced

ST. LOUIS (BP) — As the June 13–16 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) approaches, three more officer nominations have been announced. Jim Wells, a church consultant and retired Missouri Baptist Convention staff member, will be nominated for … Continue reading

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Officers re-elected; smooth close to ABSC annual meeting

DAPHNE, Alabama (TAB) — The second and final day of the Alabama Baptist State Convention  (ABSC) annual meeting heard prayer requests from entity leaders and ministry leaders throughout the state. Dale Huff, director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of … Continue reading

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10 motions presented by SBC messengers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (compiled by Jennifer Davis Rash) — The more than 5,300 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) messengers have spent today’s afternoon session of the annual meeting dealing with various business items including presenting 10 motions. The motion listed last in this … Continue reading

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Travis Coleman elected new Alabama Baptist State Convention president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — At the Alabama Baptist State Convention (ABSC) annual meeting, Travis Coleman, pastor of First Baptist Church, Prattville, was elected as the ABSC president; John Thweatt, pastor of First Baptist Church, Pell City, was elected as the first … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist State Convention annual meeting messengers hear from committees, vote on resolutions, pass motion on BF&M 2000

The 192nd session of the Alabama Baptist State Convention kicked off Nov. 11 at Lakeside Baptist Church, Birmingham. With President John Killian presiding, Alabama Baptist messengers from across the state gathered to hear from several leaders in the state including … Continue reading

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Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting underway in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (TAB) — The morning and afternoon session of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, June 10 at the Baltimore Convention Center, included an election of a new president, six motions presented from the convention floor in the morning session, … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist auxiliaries, entities share at morning session of annual meeting

HUNTSVILLE (TAB) — Alabama Baptist auxiliaries and entities shared about life changers and what God is doing through them, through Cooperative Program funds and volunteers. Rod Marshall (right), president/CEO of Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries (ABCH), shared about … Continue reading

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BWA general council calls for ending Cuba embargo, stronger measures against child abuse

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica (ABP) — Baptist leaders from around the world called on the United States to lift its half-century-old economic embargo on Cuba in a resolution adopted during the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) annual gathering July 1–6 in Ocho … Continue reading

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Crossover: ‘a visible example of God’s love’

HOUSTON (BP) — A sun-soaked day broke over Houston on June 8 as thousands of volunteers scoured the city hosting block parties, renovating schools and homes, and sharing the gospel. It was all part of Crossover, the intentional evangelistic outreach in … Continue reading

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