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SBC Executive Committee will undergo independent review

George Schroeder, Baptist Press
June 14 2021

Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) President and CEO Ronnie Floyd announced June 11 that the EC has secured Guidepost Solutions for an independent review of its handling of sexual abuse issues... read more

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Southern Baptists join in collective prayer prior to annual meeting

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
June 14 2021

The official seating capacity for the Davidson Ballroom in the Music City Center is 1,128. All of them, plus a few more, were still not enough to accommodate those wanting to participate in a special-called prayer gathering June 13... read more

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Greear reflects on SBC’s past, present and future in BP interview

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
June 14 2021

Twenty years from now, historians are going to call the upcoming annual meeting a defining moment for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). It will determine if the SBC chooses to let the Great Commission and the gospel define its mission or if it will be seen as a geographical, cultural and political voting bloc... read more

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Associational leaders have ‘gospel-driven’ meeting

Kirbi Cochran, Baptist Press
June 14 2021

The Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) met June 13 for a time of worship and discussion around becoming a “Gospel Driven Association,” passionate in their pursuit to make Christ known among the nations by encouraging churches to be gospel- and relationship-focused... read more

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Connie Dixon elected WMU president, succeeds Linda Cooper

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
June 14 2021

Connie Dixon of New Mexico was elected president of the National Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) June 13 in the group’s annual meeting at Nashville First Baptist Church, replacing Linda Cooper whose term ended after 6 years of service... read more

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