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    New Orleans Seminary excavation could bring 2 Kings 17 into focus

    September 19, 2019

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    TEL HADID, Israel – Nestled between accounts of Israel's defeat at the hands of the Assyrian army and the rise of Hezekiah's kingship in Judea, the importance of 2 Kings 17:24-40 can be easy to overlook.

    Church planting and gospel unity anchored much of the dialogue during the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee's September meeting, spotlighting a new mission emphasis and encouraging civility and understanding during the upcoming U.S. election cycle. Photo by Morris Abernathy

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    Church planting, gospel anchor Executive Committee meeting

    September 19, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Church planting and gospel unity anchored much of the dialogue during the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee's September meeting, spotlighting a new mission emphasis and encouraging civility and understanding during...

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    Paul Chitwood, elected last fall to lead the International Mission Board, shared reports on the IMB's progress and said the entity "is fully committed to promoting all of the cooperative mission work of Southern Baptists, certainly including the Cooperative Program." Photo by Morris Abernathy

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    New entity leaders deliver first reports to Executive Committee

    September 18, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four of the five newly-elected Southern Baptist entity presidents delivered their first reports to SBC Executive Committee members, noting some of the challenges they face and thanking churches for supporting their work through...

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    It is time for Southern Baptist leaders to collectively leverage their influence, resources and vision to make a difference in fulfilling the Great Commission, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Ronnie Floyd said in his EC address Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Nashville. Photo by Morris Abernathy

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    Floyd to Executive Committee: Time to make a difference

    September 18, 2019

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It is time for Southern Baptist leaders to collectively leverage their influence, resources and vision to make a difference in fulfilling the Great Commission, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Ronnie Floyd...

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    If Southern Baptists' unity is built on "all of us agreeing on everything, then there really is no hope for us all," said J.D. Greear, Southern Baptist Convention president, during his address to the SBC Executive Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Photo by Morris Abernathy

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    Greear urges Baptists to unite, 'Send Every Member'

    September 18, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – If Southern Baptists' unity is built on "all of us agreeing on everything, then there really is no hope for us all," said J.D. Greear, Southern Baptist Convention president, during his address to the SBC Executive Committee on...

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    Legacy Tree connects church to Baptist retirees

    September 13, 2019

    Baptist News

    MARIETTA, Ga. – It can be frustrating to purchase a Christmas gift for someone who has everything.

    But have you tried purchasing a gift for someone who has less than enough to make ends meet and yet insists on the gift going to someone more worthy?

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    Sarah Keeling (left) and Emily Tucker, both students at Spurgeon College, role play the “Three Circles” evangelism method before heading out for door-to-door Gospel outreach during the One Great Day of Sharing event on Sept. 10 at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. MBTS Photo

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    MBTS 'Day of Sharing' proclaims gospel

    September 13, 2019

    Baptist News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nearly 100 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College students, faculty and staff partnered with local area churches on Sept. 10 to proclaim the gospel during an annual outreach event known as the "One Great Day...

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    Russell Moore speaks to the ERLC trustees while board chairman Trevor Atwood (right) stands by.

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    Moore spotlights ERLC's purpose

    September 12, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission's purpose is to live out the life of Christ and help others to do the same, Russell Moore said Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the entity's annual trustee meeting.

    In his...

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    National Cooperative Program 2.05% over YTD budget projection

    September 4, 2019

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Contributions to Southern Baptist Convention national and international missions and ministries received by the SBC Executive Committee in August were 2.05 percent above the projected budget through eleven months of the current...

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    Jonathan P. Howe has been named vice president of communications for the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee effective Sept. 5. He and his wife Beth have four children -- Ethan, 15 , Parker, 12, Micah, 6, and Avery, 5. Submitted photo

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    Howe named Executive Committee's vice president of communications

    September 4, 2019

    Baptist News

    NASHVILLE , Tenn. – Jonathan P. Howe has been named vice president of communications for the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee effective Sept. 5.

    Officers of the Executive Committee approved Howe upon recommendation of EC President...

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