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FIRST-PERSON: Clarity in the New Year
Jan10

FIRST-PERSON: Clarity in the New Year

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ronnie Floyd is president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. NASHVILLE (BP)—The start of a new year is a good time to review where we are and to state clearly where we are heading. This is true personally, in our families, in businesses and even as a convention of churches. I hear from pastors and other leaders wondering where we as Southern Baptists are heading. Some question our...

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9/11: Security, protection & prayer
Sep11

9/11: Security, protection & prayer

NASHVILLE (BP)—America has not been the same since September 11, 2001, when terrorists attacked our nation, resulting in nearly 3,000 deaths, 400 of which were first responders. A generation has been born since this horrible day in our history and we must never forget how that day changed America in our generation. Since this day, it seems that enemies within our nation and enemies outside of our nation have continually threatened the...

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Guest Editorial: It’s time to increase CP giving
Sep29

Guest Editorial: It’s time to increase CP giving

Increasing your church’s financial giving through the Cooperative Program (CP) is like your church giving more money through your ministry budget. Just as it moves up your financial base of support in your church, it moves up the overall financial base of our Great Commission ministries of our Southern Baptist Convention. /// The answer is through the CP More than 90 years ago, the churches of the Southern Baptist Convention became...

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