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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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Second runoff ballot for SBC president set for tomorrow

St. Louis, Mo. (Jennifer Davis Rash) — Neither Steve Gaines nor J.D. Greear received more than 50 percent of the votes in the runoff election for SBC president because of 108 illegal ballots. Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tenn., received 2,410 … 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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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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