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    Immigration crisis calls Southern Baptists to the border

    June 27, 2019

    Baptist News | Featured

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas – While state and national officials craft responses to the humanitarian crisis along the Mexico border, Southern Baptist entities – including the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) – are actively engaged in addressing the migrant influx.

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    Todd named new swim coach at  Williams Baptist

    June 26, 2019

    Baptist News

    WALNUT RIDGE – Walker Todd has been named the new coach for the men’s and women’s swim teams at Williams Baptist University (WBU).

    Todd, the second head coach in the history of the Eagles swim program, had a sucessful collegiate career at Delta...

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    Dean, women’s writer and author, dies at 65

    June 26, 2019

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    MARION, Ky. – Author and writer Jennifer Kennedy Dean, 65, of Marion, Ky., died June 12.

    Dean, who has spoken in numerous Arkansas churches over the years, was the executive director of The Praying Life Foundation and an author and speaker. She was...

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    Every state represented at SBC Annual Meeting for the first time in 20 years

    June 26, 2019

    Baptist News | Featured

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – This year for the first time in at least two decades, churches in every state sent messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), the SBC Executive Committee announced in official statistics released...

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    Southwestern Seminary responds to lawsuit alleging rape on campus

    June 25, 2019

    Baptist News | Featured

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) is committed to protecting survivors of abuse and being a safe place for the vulnerable, Adam W. Greenway, president of the seminary, said in response to a lawsuit filed by a...

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    Moderating the "Vision SBC" discussion on June 10 in the exhibit hall were: from left, Jonathan Howe and Amy Whitfield, podcast co-hosts of "SBC This Week." Panelists were: Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee; Paul Chitwood, president of the International Mission Board; and Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board. Photo by Adam Covington.

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    What's next?: CP panel tackles road ahead

    June 24, 2019

    Baptist News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Panelists discussed a range of topics on the Cooperative Program panel stage during Southern Baptist's Annual Meeting in Birmingham, Ala. Among those topics were the future of the Southern Baptist Convention, resourcing churches...

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    Norine Brunson grateful for prayer amid Turkey ordeal

    June 24, 2019

    Baptist News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Before recounting her experience in Turkey where she and her husband, pastor Andrew Brunson, were imprisoned, Norine Brunson expressed gratitude.

    "First of all, I just really need to thank you," she told the SBC Women's Session...

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    Floyd highlights Cooperative Program in videos at SBC

    June 24, 2019

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Via four videos focusing on the Cooperative Program, Executive Committee President/CEO Ronnie Floyd underscored its importance during the SBC Annual Meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

    The four video clips – now posted at talkcp.com –...

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    Featured guest speaker, cartoonist and preacher Joe McKeever encouraged bivocational pastors in the rewarding and challenging work to which God has called them during a luncheon in Birmingham, Ala., June 12. Submitted photo

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    Bivocational pastors encouraged to persevere

    June 24, 2019

    Baptist News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Featured guest speaker, cartoonist and preacher Joe McKeever encouraged bivocational pastors in the rewarding and challenging work to which God has called them during a luncheon in Birmingham, Ala.

    The Bivocational and Small...

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    Dan Santiago was elected as the first-ever executive director of the Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America as the organization moves forward with its church planting initiative. Photo by Matt Miller

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    Filipinos elect exec, advance church planting plan

    June 24, 2019

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Dan Santiago was elected as the first-ever executive director of the Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America as the organization moves forward with its church planting initiative.

    Santiago's election took place...

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