September 25, 2019
|September 24, 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press|
|The United States should challenge China morally, not just economically and militarily, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said in a Sept. 22 opinion piece published by The Wall Street Journal. |
|September 24, 2019 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press|
A new coalition of U.S. businesses to protect religious freedom in the workplace is among President Trump’s latest initiatives, he said Sept. 23 at the United Nations headquarters.
|September 23, 2019 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press|
After a record low in the U.S. abortion rate, pro-life advocates and an abortion rights research organization have offered differing explanations.
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Yesterday afternoon I returned home from a meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina's board of directors at Caraway Conference Center near Asheboro, N.C. It was an encouraging two-day event filled with encouraging reports of how N.C. Baptist ministries are touching this state and beyond with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
The board took action on bylaw changes that would help establish policies and procedures for dealing with cases of moral failure among board members and convention officers.
Board members elected Melanie Wallace of Hephzibah Baptist Church in Wendell as president. She is the first woman to be elected to the position since 1993. Matt Capps, pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Apex, was elected vice president. Kathy Bennett was re-elected as secretary.
A 2020 Cooperative Program budget of $30.5M was approved by the board for consideration from messengers at the state convention's annual meeting in November.
(Have you made plans to attend the annual meeting? Don't miss it.)
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