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EC wrap-up: Pastors' Conference, sex abuse, ERLC top agenda

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
February 19 2020

A polarizing 2020 Pastors' Conference program, a Texas church led by a registered sex offender and questions regarding the work of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) drew decisive action from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) at its Feb... read more

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SBC Executive Committee to review ERLC over alleged concerns

Baptist Press and Biblical Recorder Staff
February 19 2020

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) voted Feb. 18 to conduct a review of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) by authorizing a “study task force” to determine whether the ERLC’s “past and present activities” are affecting Cooperative Program giving... read more

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SBC Pastors’ Conference meeting space contingent on program changes

George Schroeder, Baptist Press and Seth Brown, Biblical Recorder
February 19 2020

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) voted Feb. 18 to allocate meeting space for the 2020 SBC Pastors’ Conference on the condition that leaders make changes to the speaker lineup for the event... read more

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SBC Executive Committee votes to disfellowship Texas church

George Shcroeder, Baptist Press
February 19 2020

Acting on a recommendation by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Credentials Committee, the SBC Executive Committee (EC) voted Feb. 18 to disfellowship Ranchland Heights Baptist Church of Midland, Texas, from the SBC because of its employment of a lifetime registered sex offender as pastor... read more

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IMB, NAMB to join in Send Relief efforts

IMB, NAMB and Baptist Press Staff
February 19 2020

The International Mission Board (IMB) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) will work together to combine compassion ministry efforts in North America and abroad under the umbrella of Send Relief... read more