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BSC board affirms Unzicker as EDT nominee

Chad Austin, BSC Communications & Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
April 16 2021

This story was updated April 16, 2021 at 7:51 p.m. Todd Unzicker, chief of staff at The Summit Church in Durham, N.C., has been nominated by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) board of directors to become the next executive director-treasurer of the state convention... read more

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SEBTS approves budget, faculty, curriculum changes

SEBTS Communications
April 16 2021

During the April 12-13 meeting, the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Board of Trustees approved several items that will enhance and strengthen the academic and communal experience of students... read more

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SBC resolutions submission portal opens

Amy Whitfield, Baptist Press
April 16 2021

The submission portal for 2021 SBC resolutions opened April 15. In accordance with SBC Bylaw 20, proposed resolutions may be submitted as early as April 15, but no later than 15 days prior to the SBC annual meeting, giving the Resolutions Committee a two-week period in which to consider submissions... read more

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Long Hollow revival steeped in prayer sees 1,000 baptisms since December

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
April 16 2021

These days at Long Hollow Baptist Church, interruptions aren’t considered bad. The plan isn’t as crucial as the response. Things flow from a position of prayer, ultimately pointing toward Christ. Structure exists, sure... read more

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USCIRF, others lament Nigeria’s escalating religious persecution and violence

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
April 16 2021

Seven years after Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from a majority Christian school in Chibok, Nigeria, U.S. religious freedom advocates are lamenting escalating religious persecution in the African country... read more