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Op-Ed: Divine Election

By Andy Waits Associate pastor of worship and students First Baptist Church, Springville Politics dominate lately. While everyone has a different opinion, everyone is convinced they are correct. Many are worried. If their candidate doesn’t get elected, our nation will … Continue reading

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University of Mobile elects new president

MOBILE (UMobile, TAB) — Timothy L. Smith, provost of Anderson University in South Carolina, has been elected the fourth president of the University of Mobile (UMobile), effective May 16. The UMobile board of trustees elected Smith in a special called … Continue reading

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David Crosby to be SBC president nominee

ST. LOUIS (BP) — Louisiana pastor David Crosby will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), former SBC President Fred Luter announced today. “I have watched David the last 10 years here in New Orleans as he … Continue reading

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Steve Gaines to be nominated for SBC president

ST. LOUIS (Baptist Press, TAB) — Former Alabama Baptist pastor Steve Gaines will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Georgia pastor Johnny Hunt announced today. “When Steve Gaines shared his prayer journey he and [his wife] Donna had … Continue reading

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University of Mobile announces presidential search committee

MOBILE, Ala. (UMobile) — University of Mobile (UMobile) Board of Trustees Chair Terry Harbin announced today members of the Presidential Search Committee that will choose the next president of the Christian university. “We have assembled a remarkable committee whose members … Continue reading

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Church at Brook Hills’ pastor David Platt elected new IMB president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama Baptist David Platt has been elected the new president of the International Mission Board (IMB). The vote took place this morning by the IMB board of trustees meeting in Richmond, Va. Platt, pastor of The Church … Continue reading

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BWA general secretary re-elected for 2nd five-year term

IZMIR, Turkey (BWA, TAB) — Jamaican Neville Callam was re-elected as general secretary for the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) during its meeting in Izmir, Turkey, July 17. Callam was the first person — neither North American nor European — to … Continue reading

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IMB President Tom Elliff asks board to begin search for next president

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — International Mission Board (IMB) President Tom Elliff announced Feb. 26 that he will step down from his position after the newly-appointed search committee finds the next president. Trustees spent time in prayer for Elliff and his wife, … Continue reading

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Stan Coffey, founding Southern Baptist Texas Convention president, dies

AMARILLO, Texas (BP) — Stan Coffey, longtime Amarillo pastor who served as the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention’s founding president, died Dec. 26 after an extended illness. He was 68. Coffey served Southern Baptist churches in Texas, New Mexico and Arkansas … Continue reading

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Jason Allen inaugurated as MBTS president

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) — Entering a freshly completed chapel complex, trustees, guests, friends and family gathered to inaugurate Jason K. Allen as the fifth president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on May 1. –30– To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org.

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