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Thousands of Southern Baptists spend two hours in desperate prayer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jennifer Davis Rash) — More than 5,000 Southern Baptists gathered to pray during the Tuesday evening session of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting. People spent two hours in repentant prayer — in huddles, on their knees, … 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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SBC presidents send open letter to Obama

WASHINGTON (BP, TAB) — In an open letter, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, along with the support and signatures of 16 former SBC presidents, called on President Obama to “take the necessary actions now” against ISIS terrorists. The open … Continue reading

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SBC bivocational, small church advisory council named

NASHVILLE (TAB, BP) — Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee President Frank S. Page called the local church the “headquarters of the Southern Baptist Convention” and recently named a 21-member bivocational and small church advisory council to serve through 2017. … Continue reading

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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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SBC entities back GuideStone challenge to health care law

DENVER, Colo. (TAB) — GuideStone Financial Resources recently received support from Southern Baptist entities in its challenge to the Obama administration’s contraception mandate. A friend-of-the-court briefing was filed May 27 by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the International Mission … Continue reading

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Calvinism report gets positive reviews

NASHVILLE (BP) — A report on Calvinism in Southern Baptist life has received positive reviews from bloggers on both sides of the theological spectrum. … Adam Harwood, assistant professor of Christian studies at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, Ga., wrote a blog at … Continue reading

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B&H named Spanish Publisher of the Year

NASHVILLE (BP) — B&H Publishing Group has garnered seven awards from the Spanish Evangelical Publishers Association (SEPA), including Publisher of the Year. B&H also received SEPA’s Book of the Year award for “La Resolución para Hombres” (The Resolution for Men) by … Continue reading

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Page, Land letters oppose Scout proposal

NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders Frank Page and Richard Land have written letters expressing strong opposition to a proposal that would leave in place the prohibition on homosexual Scout leaders but would allow youth who identify as gay to … Continue reading

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SBC Executive Committee, boards, commission, seminaries, committee nominees announced

NASHVILLE (BP) — Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee, the four denominational boards — International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources — the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, … Continue reading

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