EC disfellowships Ga. church, honors Mohler
DALLAS (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has disfellowshiped a Georgia church for alleged "intentional discriminatory acts toward individuals based solely on the color of their skin," according to a recommendation adopted at the EC's June 11 meeting in Dallas. The EC also honored R. Albert Mohler Jr. for serving 25 years as president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, elected a slate of officers led by chairman Mike Stone of Georgia and heard a report from the EC presidential search committee.
CBF workshops: Book of Mark a Gnostic gospel; Falwell’s character slammed; …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BP)--A new interpretation of Mark's Gospel, character slams on the late Jerry Falwell and rejection of Jewish evangelism were among the topics aired at workshops June 19-20 during the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly in Memphis, Tenn.
Breakout sessions present differing views
ATLANTA (BP)–Special interest sessions during the New Baptist Covenant Celebration in Atlanta advocated diverse and at times conflicting viewpoints on issues ranging from the criminal justice system and poverty to sexual exploitation and responding to natural disasters. The convocation included 16 breakout sessions offered Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center, […]