DALLAS—Personal evangelism and tithing are imperative for reversing declines in key Southern Baptist Convention metrics, SBC Executive Committee Interim President D. August Boto told messengers June 12.
DALLAS—Messengers to the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention affirmed the dignity and worth of women, denounced all forms of abuse and called for sexual purity among Christian leaders in adopting 16 resolutions Tuesday (June 12).
DALLAS—Among the 79 missionary candidates presented for appointment during the Sending Celebration at the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Dallas June 12 were seven couples with ties to Kentucky Baptist churches:
DALLAS—With the theme "Fulfill Your Ministry," the Southern Baptist Convention's Pastors' Conference speakers sought to encourage and inspire pastors with their messages on Monday (June 11)—the second day of the event.
DALLAS—Messengers received an update of the search for a new Executive Committee president and defeated a proposed defunding of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission during the EC's morning report at the SBC annual meeting in Dallas June 12.
DALLAS—On the heels of an election many Southern Baptists believe was pivotal, J.D. Greear struck a conciliatory tone in response to questions about whether his presidency signals a sea change. He fielded inquiries on a range of issues during a press conference Tuesday (June 12) at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting.
DALLAS—North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear was elected Southern Baptist Convention president June 12 during the 2018 annual meeting in Dallas, two years after conceding a closely contested election to lead the denomination.
Hard to spell, harder to practice
The winning word at this year's National Spelling Bee Championships should be familiar to most Sunday School-goers. Last week, 14-year-old Karthik Nemmani, of McKinney, Texas, outlasted 515 other spellers, winning in the 18th round by correctly spelling koinonia.
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