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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

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SBC leaders host virtual rally for 2021 SBC annual meeting

Baptist Press Staff
September 16 2020

Ronnie Floyd hosted a Facebook Live event Sept. 15 to share more about the 2021 annual meeting and encourage as many churches as possible to send messengers to Nashville. read more

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Greear announces 2021 annual meeting theme

Jonathan Howe, Baptist Press
September 15 2020

Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J.D. Greear announced Sept. 14 that the theme for the SBC’s 2021 annual meeting will be “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Greear said the theme is designed to encourage Southern Baptists to show how we should treat each other and what we should be known for... read more