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SBC presidential election stuns, excites messengers

St. Louis (Jennifer Davis Rash) — In what some predicted as a potentially divisive annual meeting, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) messengers walked out of the Wednesday morning session a bit stunned but encouraged to watch the future leaders model putting … Continue reading

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‘Religious freedom for all’ among 8 final motions made by SBC messengers

St. Louis, Mo. (Jennifer Davis Rash) — Eight motions made by messengers in final opportunity to propose motions during this year’s SBC annual meeting. They are as reported by the SBC live blog: •That the SBC reaffirm Article XII of … Continue reading

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Combining IMB, NAMB among first set of motions made at SBC business meeting

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Jennifer Davis Rash) — Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, made 14 motions during the first time allotted for introducing motions this afternoon. The next opportunity for introducing motions will take … 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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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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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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Breaking News — LifeWay pulls PG-13 movie from stores

NASHVILLE (ABP) — LifeWay Christian Stores will no longer sell videos of “The Blind Side” after a Florida pastor proposed a resolution for next week’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting protesting the sale of a PG-13 movie that contains … Continue reading

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