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19 motions presented at New Orleans SBC

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Messengers offered 19 motions during the opening day of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in New Orleans June 19. Read More

WRAP-UP: Historic meeting sees SBC messengers elect first black president, approve descriptor

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- In one the most historic meetings in the Southern Baptist Convention's 167-year history, messengers meeting June 19-20 elected the body's first African American president and voted to keep the convention's name while approving a descriptor, "Great Commission Baptists," for those churches that wish to use it. Read More

Hispanics pray for SBC during Pastor's Conf.

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Several dozen Hispanic pastors and leaders met in the SBC Prayer Room to pray during the June 18 evening session of the Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference. Read More

At Avanze Hispano, Robert Amaya of 'Courageous' urges 'Live the truth'

Thursday, Jun 21, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Robert Amaya, one of the stars of the movie "Courageous," was among the featured speakers at "SBC Avanze Hispano" (SBC Hispanic Advance) June 18, attended by 200 Hispanic pastors and leaders from 20 states and several countries prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in New Orleans. Read More

Luter, Lino, Miller elected SBC officers

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- In a historic vote, Fred Luter was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention June 19 at the SBC annual meeting in New Orleans. He is the convention's first black president. Read More

Messengers OK resolution on 'Sinner's Prayer'

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention approved Wednesday morning June 20 at their annual meeting a resolution identifying what is frequently described as a "Sinner's Prayer" as a biblical way of expressing repentance and faith. Read More

Baptist21 panel talks SBC history & future

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- The Conservative Resurgence within the Southern Baptist Convention in the 1980s and '90s and its implications for the future of the denomination were discussed at the Baptist21 luncheon June 19 in New Orleans where two key leaders of the movement -- Paige Patterson and Paul Pressler -- were honored. Read More


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