SBC reactions abound to Draper’s column on baptisms
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)—-Describing the Southern Baptist Convention as “a frog in the kettle,” Jimmy Draper hit a nerve.
Weakened but dangerous Lili hits;
La. church hosts carnival workers
NEW ORLEANS (BP)--As Hurricane Lili made landfall Oct. 3, the most carnival-like atmosphere in Louisiana may have been at First Baptist Church in DeRidder.
IMB ministry assignment revision approved for SBC vote next June
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--A proposed revision of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board's ministry assignment was approved by the SBC Executive Committee during its Sept. 17 session in Nashville, Tenn., for recommendation to the June 2003 SBC annual meeting in Phoenix.
Retirement, healthcare challenges recounted by Annuity Board exec
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Annuity Board of the Southern Baptist Convention is experiencing "some of the best times in the midst of some of the worst of times," board President O.S. Hawkins told the SBC Executive Committee Sept. 16, acknowledging his paraphrase of Dickens.