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Six scholars appointed to Southwestern faculty

SWBTS Staff
July 23 2021

Six scholars representing an “impressive array of academic credentials coupled with teaching and ministry experience” have been appointed to the faculty of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, President Adam W... read more

NEWS

McCoy joins Texas Baptists as Women’s Ministry Team leader

Bonnie Shaw, BGCT
July 23 2021

Katie McCoy has joined the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Center for Church Health as the new director of the Women’s Ministry Team. In her new role, McCoy will connect with and encourage women’s ministries across Texas... read more

VIDEO

Litton releases video update after task force’s first meeting

Baptist Press Staff
July 22 2021

SBC President Ed Litton gives an update on the task force appointed to oversee a third-party review of the Executive Committee. read more

NEWS

Lawsuit opposes Platt, McLean elder election

Scott Barkley, Baptist Press
July 22 2021

Controversy over the election of three elders reached a boiling point during a contentious business meeting July 18 at McLean Bible Church (MBC), where former International Mission Board (IMB) President David Platt is pastor... read more

NEWS

Southern Baptists applaud court win for InterVarsity

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
July 22 2021

Southern Baptist leaders commended the latest court victory for a student faith group that was removed from a state university campus for requiring its leaders to be Christians. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 16 that the University of Iowa violated the First Amendment of the U... read more