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Committees elected, theme interpretation sermon, extended time of prayer all a part of SBC morning session

BALTIMORE (TAB) — A “God-ordained time” of prayer marked the morning session on the second day of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting June 11. For more than 40 minutes messengers and participants in Baltimore, Md., were focused on praying for … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts resolution ‘not frantic or angry’

NASHVILLE (BP) — The president of the Association of Baptists for Scouting said he agrees with a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) entity leader who said Southern Baptists’ resolution on the Boy Scouts membership policy was “not frantic or angry.” Also, SBC … Continue reading

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Luter sails to second term as SBC president

HOUSTON (BP) — Fred Luter, Jr., pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, La., was re-elected as president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Luter, whose historic election as president in 2012 was viewed as a milestone for the SBC, won … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — SBC annual meeting begins June 11

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting begins June 11 in Houston, Texas. This year’s theme “Revive Us That We May Be One,” was chosen by SBC President Fred Luter. Stay tuned for coverage by The Alabama … Continue reading

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Luter says SBC watching Boy Scouts’ decision

NEW ORLEANS (ABP) — The president of the Southern Baptist Convention warned the Boy Scouts of America that the nation’s second-largest faith group behind Roman Catholics will be watching when the organization decides at its upcoming annual meeting May 22–24 whether … Continue reading

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Luter elected first African-American president of SBC

Fred Luter Jr., senior pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, has been elected as the first African-American to hold the post of president of the Southern Baptist Convention. More than 7,600 Southern Baptists are registered as messengers for … Continue reading

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