Giving to this year's AAEO totaled $58,860,553
Southern Baptists are known for their generosity to missions and 2016 was no exception.
Jennifer Davis Rash has been named editor-elect of The Alabama Baptist newspaper in a succession plan for editor Bob Terry.
In late September, an informal group of nine state Baptist editors was invited to meet with members of a new media network for the International Mission Board. Gathering outside of London, England, the meeting served two chief purposes: to share still-unfolding plans for communicating stories from the field with Southern Baptists, and to provide a vision tour of one of the first five cities in its Global Cities Initiative.
The Southern Baptist Convention ended its fiscal year $9.23 million over its 2015–2016 budgeted goal and $6.57 million over the previous year's CP Allocation Budget gifts, according to Frank Page, president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee.
This fall LifeWay Christian Resources is launching a new long-term study designed to “make disciples who make disciples.”
Mark Payton began duties as the new director of missions for Oldham-Trimble Association Sept. 15.
Gateway Seminary wrapped up two years of transition Oct. 5-8, with a series of dedication events that praised God for His blessings on the institution's recent move.
Kelly Baptist Church in Hopkinsville is celebrating its 175th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m.
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