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NEWS

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

GUEST COLUMN

We must not be silent on racism

Ronnie Floyd, SBC president and CEO
June 03 2020

These recent days in American life have truly been difficult. We have witnessed with our own eyes, in the streets of one of our major cities, a black man being murdered slowly and cruelly. Over the course of a long eight minutes, George Floyd cried out for help and mercy while a white police officer continued to place his knee over this black man's neck as his face was forced onto the pavement... read more

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

Moore: Court's ruling on church falls short

Tom Strode, Baptist Press
June 02 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of a California church's emergency appeal of the state's restriction on worship gatherings failed to provide the clear guidance needed during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Southern Baptist religious freedom leader Russell Moore... read more