Yeats’ nomination to be made by Roberts
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)-—Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Philip Roberts has announced that he will nominate John L. Yeats for another term as recording secretary of the Southern Baptist Convention.
SBC presidential candidates share views
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)--The three candidates expected to be nominated for the presidency of the Southern Baptist Convention during its June 13-14 annual meeting outlined their visions for the future of the convention during a series of radio interviews June 12.
Conflict between church, association may be part of motion
|FBC Las Lomas member, treasurer, Bonnie Caudill, who is 80|
At issue in the motion is whether New Life Community Church of Prunedale, Calif., is an SBC church. It has given directly to the SBC allocation budget the past two years -- in May 2005 and May of this year.
At the heart of the controversy, however, is whether First Baptist Church in Las Lomas is an SBC church.
To complicate matters, the Central Coast Baptist Association (CCBA) in Gilroy, Calif. brought a lawsuit against both churches in 2004.
Condoleezza Rice to speak to SBC messengers in Greensboro
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)--U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is scheduled to speak in person to Southern Baptist Convention messengers in Greensboro, N.C., Wednesday, June 14, at 10 a.m. EDT, SBC President Bobby Welch said June 8.
Virginia pastor Kelly Burris to be nominated for 1st VP
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)--Kelly J. Burris, senior pastor of Kempsville Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, Va., will be nominated for first vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention by Kansas pastor Terry Fox, Fox said June 5.
Huntsville pastor Jimmy Jackson to be nominated as 1st VP
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)--Jimmy Jackson, pastor of Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., will be nominated for first vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention, former Alabama pastor Fred Wolfe announced June 1.
Welch presents model of statue to Billy Graham association
Sculpted by Terrell O’Brien -- a bi-vocational pastor, whose church and studio are in Wyoming -- the bronze model depicts Graham standing before a cross, with outstretched arms, one of which holds an open Bible.
Inquiry into IMB trustee actions sought by board member
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Wade Burleson, the Oklahoma pastor whose relationships with fellow trustees of the International Mission Board have been strained for a number of months, announced June 1 he will ask the Southern Baptist Convention to approve an investigation of various trustee actions.
Candidate Frank Page calls for evangelism, inclusiveness
TAYLORS, S.C. (BP)--As the second candidate willing to be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president, South Carolina pastor Frank Page calls for adding passion, revival, soul-winning and missions to the convention’s 30-year concentration on doctrinal purity.
Evangelist Keith Fordham to be nominated for 1st VP
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)--Evangelist Keith Fordham of Fayetteville, Ga., will be nominated for first vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention, a fellow evangelist has announced.