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SBC Pastors’ Conf. a call to character ‘from above’
Jun11

SBC Pastors’ Conf. a call to character ‘from above’

BIRMINGHAM (BP) — Whether in suffering or dealing with a social media firestorm, lean into the godly character that the Holy Spirit is fashioning in your heart — that was the core challenge of the first two sessions of the 2019 Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference June 9-10 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala. The first seven speakers began working their way through the Beatitudes...

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Baptists shower Birmingham with Gospel via Crossover
Jun10

Baptists shower Birmingham with Gospel via Crossover

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) — An expected 400 teams of Southern Baptists took to the streets to pray with families and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ prior to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala. Despite intermittent rain and threats of even worse weather on Saturday (June 8), Southern Baptists set out to knock on the doors of 20,000 homes in greater Birmingham in their annual Crossover...

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Jamie Dew elected president of New Orleans Seminary
Jun05

Jamie Dew elected president of New Orleans Seminary

NEW ORLEANS (BP)—James K. “Jamie” Dew Jr. has been elected ninth president of New Orleans Seminary (NOBTS) in a special called trustee meeting today (June 5). Dew comes to NOBTS from his position as vice president for undergraduate studies and distance learning at Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. “I’m humbled to the core of my being,” Dew said in accepting the NOBTS position. “I’m...

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OBU releases President Search Profile
Jun05

OBU releases President Search Profile

Carter Baldwin, a national executive search firm, in collaboration with the Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) Presidential Search Committee, has released the OBU President Search profile. The document is available on the Carter Baldwin website, and the search committee is now inviting inquiries, nominations and applications for OBU’s 16th president. During their Feb. 8 meeting, the OBU Board of Trustees approved the 12-member...

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Three ways to lead a short-term mission trip
Jun04

Three ways to lead a short-term mission trip

Get excited! You are about to lead a team to experience sights, sounds and smells they have never experienced before. Your team is going to meet wonderful people with completely different backgrounds and make new friends that may last a lifetime. You will all remember this trip for a long, long time. As the leader, it is your responsibility to make sure the trip is a success. This means shepherding your team, planning trip logistics...

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Adamses give back through Falls Creek
Jun03

Adamses give back through Falls Creek

DAVIS—Larry and Edwine Adams have many fond memories at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center. The couple, who have served in the ministry in Kentucky and Oklahoma, began attending Falls Creek in the late 1960s. From the times of Larry volunteering at the First Aid Station, to Edwine interacting with young people on the campgrounds, to today, the Adamses are amazed at how God has changed so many lives with the Gospel at Falls Creek...

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