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Iran attacks ‘a sober moment’ for America
Jan08

Iran attacks ‘a sober moment’ for America

WASHINGTON (BP)—Evangelicals may differ about the best response to Iran’s Jan. 8 missile attack against military bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops, but they seem united in acknowledging the gravity of the situation and calling for prayer. America confronts “a sober moment in history as we face possible armed conflict against Iran,” said Douglas Carver, former chief of chaplains for the U.S. Army, noting that a...

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SBC Credentials Committee establishes online submission portal
Dec03

SBC Credentials Committee establishes online submission portal

NASHVILLE (BP)—The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Credentials Committee has established an online submission portal for reports of a church’s alleged departure from Southern Baptist polity, doctrine or practice. The new portal is available at SBC.net/credentials, Chairman Stacy Bramlett told Baptist Press Monday Dec. 2, and submissions may be completed online or in print. The website includes the Credentials Committee...

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WEEK OF PRAYER: Prayer requests from Paul Chitwood
Dec02

WEEK OF PRAYER: Prayer requests from Paul Chitwood

EDITOR’S NOTE: This year’s Week of Prayer for International Missions in the Southern Baptist Convention is Dec. 1-8, focusing on Rev. 7:9 (“I saw a great multitude from every nation and all tribes ….”) The theme undergirds the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. The offering, in tandem with Cooperative Program gifts from Southern Baptist churches, supports international workers in seeking...

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Tony Evans publishes historic study Bible and commentary
Nov24

Tony Evans publishes historic study Bible and commentary

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—After 50 years of pastoral ministry, Tony Evans has released “The CSB Tony Evans Study Bible” and “The Tony Evans Bible Commentary” with LifeWay’s B&H Publishing. In doing so, he became the first African American to publish a study Bible and one-volume Bible commentary. I’m humbled. I’m from urban Baltimore. I would never have thought I would be in this place,” Evans...

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Rummage joins MBTS faculty, remains pastor at OKC, Quail Springs
Aug23

Rummage joins MBTS faculty, remains pastor at OKC, Quail Springs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP)—Jason K. Allen, president of Midwestern Seminary, announced that Stephen Rummage has joined Midwestern’s faculty as professor of preaching and pastoral ministry as well as senior preaching fellow for the C.H. Spurgeon Center & Library. Rummage will continue his role as senior pastor of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, serving at Midwestern by commuting to Kansas City, Mo., for doctoral seminars and to...

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