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  • FARMERSVILLE, Texas (BP) – Last week, I encountered at the SBC annual meeting (not for the first time) the idea that the Southern Baptist Convention ought to do away entirely with the resolutions process. The sentiment is widely held, deeply held and rationally held. The underlying rationale, if I might summarize, is that the resolutions […]
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – Presidents of the six Southern Baptist seminaries gave reports to messengers and guests attending the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting Wednesday (June 16). A common theme of the reports was God’s faithfulness during the challenges of 2020. Below are summaries of each report submitted by the seminaries. IORG: Gateway reflects kingdom diversity; celebrates […]
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – Every year, the North American Mission Board (NAMB) invites church planting missionaries from around North America to come and be a part of the SBC annual meeting. While there, they receive training during events like the Send Network Breakfast, but the main purpose is to help them meet and connect with their […]
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – The SBC’s future hinges on a reemphasis on evangelism and missions, four former presidents agreed during a panel discussion before the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting.
  • NASHVILLE – The 973 Korean Southern Baptist churches in the United States unanimously passed one resolution at their annual fellowship meeting in mid-June. It was to tell the government of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) they oppose that nation’s efforts to pass an “equality act” that would in effect silence preaching on biblical marriage.
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – From the moment they were called to order with a different gavel than the one SBC presidents had used for the previous 149 years, messengers to the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting June 15-16 in Nashville – the largest since 1995 – were ready to make changes and challenge traditions in the name […]
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – Dana Hall McCain’s introduction to Southern Baptists has a direct tie to the ones she has encountered in her years as a volunteer for a pregnancy resource center in Dothan, Ala.
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – In an introductory video that played before Send Relief President Bryant Wright’s report, he said: “Together, we can meet needs and change lives for people on the other side of the world and right down the street. Together, as Southern Baptists, we can be an unstoppable force of hope,” as clips of compassion […]
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting attended Lifeway Films screenings of two upcoming faith-based movies, “Show Me the Father” and “Sabina,” on the evenings of June 14 and 15.
  • NASHVILLE (BP) – A theology of conversion, such as Christianity, necessitates religious liberty because regeneration of the heart cannot be achieved by coercion, Albert Mohler said Tuesday (June 15) during “Baptists Thinking Biblically: A Conversation on Religious Liberty.”
from BaptistPress.com