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SBC churches engage communities amid protests

Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
June 04 2020

Walking alongside African American brothers and sisters who have been crying for justice for decades will require endurance, one pastor reflects. read more

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Baptists join diverse group of faith leaders in Chicago march

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
June 04 2020

"If one part of the body of Christ suffers, all do. We are never more like Jesus than when we stand beside those who are hurting," said Ed Stetzer. read more

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Racial healing, Great Commission, Cooperative Program headline SBC Advance

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
June 03 2020

Amid unprecedented challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as racial unrest and tumult after the recent death of an African American man in police custody, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee (EC) offered a healing balm June 2 with SBC Advance... read more

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SBC trustee system stable in spite of Annual Meeting cancellation

David Roach, Baptist Press
June 03 2020

If history is any indication, the Southern Baptist Convention's (SBC) trustee system will continue without a snag despite the cancellation of the 2020 annual meeting due to COVID-19. The last annual meeting cancellations, during World War II, were followed by a boom of evangelism and discipleship resourced by the convention's entities... read more

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IMB Student Team introduces Stateside Summer initiative

Caroline Anderson, IMB
June 03 2020

The IMB Student Team's Stateside Summer initiative empowers students to reach the nations this summer without leaving the U.S. Students will participate in missions activities, learn about unreached and unengaged people groups, connect with missionaries and share the gospel with their family, friends and in their communities... read more