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SBC DIGEST: Oklahoma Baptists name new CFO; Bargainomics Lady receives national audience

Leslie Osborn named new CFO for Oklahoma Baptists; Alabama feature leads to national audience for Bargainomics Lady.

Churches turning to ‘online pastors’ to foster community during pandemic

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP) – Since Long Hollow Baptist Church began experiencing what Pastor Robby Gallaty calls “a genuine move of God” last month, some 283 people have travelled to its Tennessee campus from all over the country to be baptized.

Fight for sanctity of human life robust on 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON (BP) – On the 48th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling today (Jan. 22), Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore is committed to advancing the sanctity of human life despite the pro-choice agenda of newly inaugurated President Joe Biden.

Religious liberty, sanctity of life top ERLC 2021 agenda

WASHINGTON (BP) – Advocating for religious freedom and the sanctity of human life will headline the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s 2021 public policy priorities at what the Southern Baptist entity described as “a time of unique peril and uncertainty” for the United States.

FIRST-PERSON: Who will be Mrs. Dann in 2021?

CLEVELAND, Ga. (BP) – One of my top ten life-changing books is Andrew Murray’s classic "With Christ in the School of Prayer." First published in 1885, it has been continuously in print for the past 136 years. Murray was a Dutch Reformed pastor in South Africa whose preaching and writing was a catalyst for revival in his own country in the 1860s and the great revival that began in Wales in 1904 and reverberated throughout England and the United States.

NAMB missionary reaches broken people with unique approach

INDIANAPOLIS (BP) – Mo Wildey was working as a consultant for an inner-city parachurch organization and became an elder at a nondenominational church with a strong focus on church planting. When some of the work the inner-city ministry was conducting resulted in a need for a new church, Wildey approached his own church for help.

Brazilian Baptist leader: Ministry multiplies through prayer

RIO DE JANEIRO (BP) – It’s 6 p.m. and Fernando Brandão, executive director of the National Mission Board (JMN) of the Brazilian Baptist Convention, heads into the most important meeting of the day. This standing event occurs Monday through Friday for one hour, with the exception of the last Friday of every month, when six hours are blocked off. Brandão and the JMN team are there to pray.

Summit hires outside firm to review findings of internal investigation

DURHAM, N.C. (BP) – The Summit Church has retained the services of an outside firm to perform an independent review of specific actions taken by Pastor Bryan Loritts in his handling of 2010 sexual misconduct allegations against his then-brother-in-law at a Memphis church Loritts pastored.

ERLC: Biden’s initial executive orders a mixed bag

WASHINGTON (BP) – President Joe Biden’s actions on his first day in the White House produced both praise and objection from the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.

Lifeway launches new branding, website enhancements

NASHVILLE (BP) – In an effort to highlight a new season of ministry, Lifeway Christian Resources unveiled a new logo and began a significant update and refresh of its website this month. This is the first major rebrand since the organization changed its name in 1998.