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SBC Executive Committee to host SBC Advance June 2
May19

SBC Executive Committee to host SBC Advance June 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)—While the 2020 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Annual Meeting has been canceled for the first time since 1945, Southern Baptists will still be provided with an opportunity to hear from the entities of the Southern Baptist Convention through an online event June 2 hosted by the SBC Executive Committee. SBC Advance, a two-hour online event, is not designed to be a substitute for the annual meeting, but will...

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TRUSTEES: IMB approves 59 missionaries, addresses budget concerns
May18

TRUSTEES: IMB approves 59 missionaries, addresses budget concerns

RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—During a virtual meeting May 13-14, trustees of the International Mission Board (IMB) approved the appointment of 59 new missionaries and received an update on the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic, which has contributed directly to a shortfall of about $4 million in the IMB’s budget and necessitated spending cuts and a hiring freeze. Trustees also elected Christy Roberson as vice president of human...

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Oklahoma Baptists and national leaders observe National Day of Prayer
May07

Oklahoma Baptists and national leaders observe National Day of Prayer

Christian leaders across the country demonstrated social distancing while observing the 69th annual National Day of Prayer today. Oklahoma Baptist leaders and pastors participated as well with virtual prayer programs at different times throughout the day. At 11:30 a.m., Alan Quigley, associate executive director for Oklahoma Baptists’ Church Resources Group, started a 30-min prayer time that was livestreamed and featured on Oklahoma...

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Ridgecrest now for sale following special-called meeting of LifeWay trustees
Apr24

Ridgecrest now for sale following special-called meeting of LifeWay trustees

NASHVILLE (BP)—LifeWay Christian Resources trustees have authorized exploring the sale of Ridgecrest Conference Center and Summer Camps in North Carolina despite the conference center and camps operating at a profit in recent years. The trustee board’s executive committee presented the recommendation to the full board during a special-called meeting held virtually and in executive session Thursday, April 23. The board...

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SBC leaders pray for revival, end of pandemic
Apr13

SBC leaders pray for revival, end of pandemic

NASHVILLE (BP)—As churches prepared for another week of online services—an unprecedented Easter on Sunday, April 12—Ronnie Floyd gathered Southern Baptists from across the world on Good Friday, April 10, to pray together online for the end of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and that God would use this time to call the Church to revival. “I believe God used this time to pray with others about our great needs here in America and...

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