Pastors’ witness yields 1-0 score in ‘only game that really counts’
IRVING, Texas (BP)–On Aug. 22 the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys were 0-4 in preseason games, but a group of pastors meeting at Texas Stadium, home of the Cowboys, were 1-0 in the only game that really counts. That’s because on the 50-yard line, right where the big star representative of the Cowboys franchise is […]
5/30/97 Clark named NAMB director of media technology group
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–David W. Clark has been named director of the North American Mission Board’s media and technology group (MTG). The MTG will perform communications functions previously handled by the Southern Baptist Convention Radio and Television Commission when the latter ceases to exist June 19. The RTVC, Home Mission Board and Brotherhood Commission will […]
5/30/97 RTVC counseling inquiries up over same period in 1996
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–In the first four months of 1997, the SBC’s Radio and Television Commission counseling department has responded to 8,417 inquiries relating to spiritual decisions or spiritual issues. These inquiries were generated by RTVC radio and television programs and by the agency’s presence on the Internet. Totals are up 372 over the same […]
5/30/97 FamilyNet/ACTS Easter service yields decisions for Christ
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–At least seven people are known to have made a profession of faith during the FamilyNet and ACTS broadcast of this year’s annual Easter sunrise service from Sea World in Orlando, Fla. FamilyNet is the broadcast television service of the Southern Baptist Radio and Television Commission and ACTS is the agency’s cable […]
Music album extends witness of ‘quiet, gentle, godly man’
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–Tim Collier’s memorial service last December following a two-year bout with Lou Gehrig’s disease celebrated his life, not his death. The service, attended by more than 1,200 people, was so uplifting that the music from it has been incorporated into an album, “I’ve Got Joy: A Tribute to Tim Collier.”Collier, 40 years […]
FamilyNet to telecast Dove Awards ceremony
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--FamilyNet will broadcast the 28th annual Dove Awards on April 26 from 9-11 p.m. Eastern and on April 30 from 2-4 a.m.
FamilyNet to broadcast ‘Concert of Prayer’
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--A three-hour "Concert of Prayer" will be telecast live from 8-11 p.m. Eastern May 1 by FamilyNet, the broadcast television service of the Southern Baptist Radio and Television Commission.
RTVC vice presidents set June 19 retirement
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Bob Thornton and Ed Malone, vice presidents at the Southern Baptist Radio and Television Commission, have announced their retirement effective June 19 when the RTVC will merge with the Brotherhood Commission and Home Mission Board to form the North American Mission Board.
‘Country Crossroads’ host awarded Grammy for ‘Blue’
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--"Country Crossroads" host Bill Mack received a Grammy award Feb. 26 during the nationally televised 39th annual Grammys from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
‘Everyone has done some good,’ says 35-year RTVC employee
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Paxton "Hutch" Hutchison has worked for the Southern Baptist Radio and Television Commission longer than any employee in the agency's history.