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    NOBTS presidential search narrowed to 4 candidates

    April 22, 2019

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    NEW ORLEANS – Frank Cox, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustee board chairman, updated the board on the status of the presidential search during their April 17 meeting, saying the committee had narrowed its focus to four top candidates.

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

    April 22, 2019

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards – International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources,...

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    '50 Reasons' campaign urges #SBC19 attendance

    April 22, 2019

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A "50 Reasons" promotional campaign launching April 22 will unveil unique reasons to attend the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Birmingham.

    SBC Executive Committee President-elect Ronnie Floyd is spearheading...

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    Frank Cox, chairman of New Orleans Seminary’s trustees, thanks Chuck Kelley and his wife Rhonda for their many of years of service during a worship service honoring the Kelleys. Kelley will retire as NOBTS president at the end of July. Photo by Chandler McCall

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    New Orleans seminary adds 3 new degrees, 3 professors

    April 22, 2019

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    NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary trustees approved three new degrees and curriculum updates for Leavell College and elected new faculty members during their spring meeting April 17.

    Trustees also received updates on the...

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    "You and I know that the vision will be fulfilled, and the great privilege we have is to be part of it," Paul Chitwood, International Mission Board president, told students at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, April 18. SBTS photo

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    Chitwood urges seminary students to Great Commission faithfulness

    April 22, 2019

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A glorious vision of people from all nations worshiping God should inspire all ministry and mission, says Paul Chitwood, president of the International Mission Board.

    Chitwood spoke during Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's...

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    SBC President J.D. Greear (center) prays with David Thompson (left) and Matt Miglarese during a "Who's Your One?" conference call. Photo by Todd Unzicker

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    Biweekly prayer calls bolster 'Who's Your One?'

    April 18, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Every other Tuesday afternoon for 15 minutes, leaders across the Southern Baptist Convention pause for a conference call to pray for their "one" – the person they're seeking to share the gospel with as part of the "Who's Your...

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    'The Love Dare' continues to impact marriages worldwide

    April 18, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The New York Times No. 1 bestselling book "The Love Dare," co-authored by award-winning filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, was featured in USA Today April 11: "Top 25 spiritual and inspirational nonfiction books from USA...

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    WBU board approves $14.3 million budget, new programs

    April 18, 2019

    Baptist News

    WALNUT RIDGE – Williams Baptist University (WBU) Board of Trustees approved April 5 a $14.3 million budget for the 2019-20 school year, which reflects a 3 percent increase from last year’s spending plan.

    Included in the new budget are new academic...

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    Chonda Pierce's 'Unashamed' in theaters May 7 and 9

    April 17, 2019

    Baptist News

    DENVER – Chonda Pierce is at a new stage in life. Widowhood and online dating give new material to her comedy routine, but her latest film "Unashamed" goes beyond her own testimony.

    "This time in my life, I want the testimony of this movie to be...

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    Derrick and Amy Burton are all smiles with their son William at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. William survived a cardiac arrest at a Little League field on April 9. Photo from Facebook

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    Little Leaguer lifted by prayer after cardiac arrest

    April 17, 2019

    Baptist News

    CINCINNATI – Prayers for William Burton, a Little Leaguer who wasn't given much chance to live after a cardiac arrest at practice, are coming from everywhere.

    Not just in his hometown of Grayson, Ky., but from everywhere – as in Zimbabwe where his...

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