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Oklahoma governor takes part in prayer event broadcast statewide
Mar27

Oklahoma governor takes part in prayer event broadcast statewide

Two Southern Baptist pastors who participated Thursday, March 26 in a prayer service, broadcast throughout the state of Oklahoma and featuring Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, marveled at the event’s timeliness as well as the boldness of the Gospel message shared. The hour-long event, titled “Let Hope Rise,” came in conjunction with Stitt’s proclamation of Thursday as a “Statewide Day of Prayer” amid the...

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Southern Baptist Seminaries move to online classes only in response to COVID-19
Mar13

Southern Baptist Seminaries move to online classes only in response to COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)—In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), all six Southern Baptist seminaries have taken action to move classes online. Secular and religious universities alike are canceling in-person courses in an attempt to deter the spread of COVID-19. The World Health Organization has declared a global pandemic, prompting various responses across the United States to try to slow its spread. As of Thursday afternoon, March...

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Greear urges churches to ‘Fill the Tank’ on Easter
Feb07

Greear urges churches to ‘Fill the Tank’ on Easter

NASHVILLE (BP)—J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), is calling SBC churches to participate in a nationwide focus on baptism this Easter Sunday, April 12. After the success of the first “Baptism Sunday” in September 2019, Greear and other SBC leadership hope to continue to focus on growing proclamations of faith through public baptism services. “We have heard some of the most amazing...

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Trump affirms religious liberty in schools
Jan16

Trump affirms religious liberty in schools

WASHINGTON (BP)—In observance of National Religious Freedom Day, President Donald Trump hosted a gathering today (Jan. 16) of students from different religions to affirm the right of students to pray in school. In a statement released by the White House detailing the facts of the briefing, the president said, “Our Founders understood that no right is more fundamental to a peaceful, prosperous, and virtuous society than the right...

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Randy Adams to be nominated for SBC president
Jan15

Randy Adams to be nominated for SBC president

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BP)—A group of Southern Baptists has announced an intention Jan. 14 to nominate Randy Adams, executive director of the Northwest Baptist Convention (NWBC), as president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Adams’ intended nomination will be brought to messengers at the SBC annual meeting June 9-10 in Orlando, Fla. Adams said that if elected, he would aim to focus on the SBC’s Great Commission...

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