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Business & Financial Plan’s goal is to increase transparency and accountability, says EC leader

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
June 11 2021

While the rewritten Business & Financial Plan up for vote at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting next week has generated a lot of discussion, its overarching goal is to generate more transparency and accountability among SBC entities... read more

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SBC baseball ‘toss’ honors church planter killed in accident

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
June 11 2021

It’s an activity that requires only a ball and glove. Yet, John Powell believed in simple acts like a game of catch. Such things had the power to lead to much bigger changes, he reckoned. Powell believed in the power of something simple becoming something great... read more

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Georgia church, Send Relief partner to teach groups about refugee ministry

Timothy Cockes, Baptist Press
June 11 2021

Students from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) are just one of the latest groups to learn about refugee ministry while visiting a small town known for its diverse population. Clarkston, a small town on the eastern periphery of the Atlanta metro area, is known for its resettlement program for refugees and immigrants established in the 1990s... read more

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Bethancourt releases ‘whistleblower’ document with audio from meetings with SBC leaders

Seth Brown, BR Executive Editor
June 10 2021

The former ERLC vice president believes his recordings corroborate Russell Moore’s claims about SBC Executive Committee ‘intimidation’ and ‘stonewalling’ on sex abuse reforms. read more

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SWBTS announces new name, vision for undergraduate college

SWBTS Staff
June 10 2021

The undergraduate school of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) has been renamed – it’s now Texas Baptist College (TBC) rather than Scarborough College – the seminary announced June 9... read more