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Southern Baptists prepare Hurricane Sally response, serve disaster survivors coast-to-coast

Brandon Elrod, NAMB
September 18 2020

As Hurricane Sally’s deluge flooded Alabama and the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) readied its response. Volunteers in Louisiana, meanwhile, hit milestones as they served survivors of August’s Hurricane Laura, and others continue serving across the nation... read more

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Gospel defines priorities, Moore tells ERLC trustees

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
September 18 2020

The gospel of Christ defines the priorities of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), Russell Moore told the entity’s trustees Sept. 15 at an annual meeting marked by reports of public policy, ministry and financial successes... read more

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NAMB launches Next Step Leader for pastors

Brandon Elrod, NAMB
September 18 2020

The North American Mission Board announced Sept. 16 the start of a new, free resource for pastors called Next Step Leader through a partnership with ministry coach Will Mancini. read more

Amid pandemic precautions, Fruitland graduates 29 to take gospel to the world

Mike Creswell, Baptist State Convention
September 17 2020

Fruitland Baptist Bible College conferred degrees on 29 graduates in a commencement service at the main campus in Hendersonville on Sept. 11. The briefer-than-usual service had full pandemic precautions in place, including masks, social distancing and gloves... read more

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ERLC praises U.S. ban on Chinese imports

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
September 17 2020

The United States’ newly announced ban on Chinese goods produced by government-sponsored labor forced largely on an ethnic minority group gained the praise of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)... read more