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SBC’s progress in race relations commended

COLUMBUS, Ohio (compiled by Jennifer Davis Rash) — Southern Baptist messengers voted to commend the Executive Committee (EC) for its report on the progress of racial reconciliation between 1995 and 2015. The commendation came in response to a motion by Alan Cross, … Continue reading

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Update on motions presented during SBC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jennifer Davis Rash) — A motion requesting commendation of the recently released report on the SBC’s progress on racial reconciliation will be considered by messengers at 2:30 p.m. today. The motion was made by Alan Cross, messenger from and pastor of Gateway … 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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Partnerships can transform racial relations, says pastor

ATLANTA (BNG, TAB) — Racial reconciliation can occur not only between individuals but also by way of transforming mission partnerships, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship pastor said Thursday at a conference for diverse Baptist groups in Atlanta. Jason Coker, pastor of … Continue reading

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