SBC DIGEST: Conservative Baptist Network hosts Bible conference; NOBTS scholarship helps students affected by COVID
More than 200 church leaders and members from across the Mid-South gathered on the campus of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary for the Conservative Baptist Network’s inaugural Bible conference. Phase two of the Bridge Campaign, a special scholarship fund benefiting New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College students impacted by COVID-19, has surpassed its goal of $150,000.
NASHVILLE (BP) – The Lord always prepares His people for the future He has for them. God sees the end from the beginning. Our God never panics and is always present with us in every moment.
“Simple touch points of appreciation go a long way,” said Greg Wilton, Send Relief’s national director of refugee ministry. “A Day of Service is the easiest onramp for churches to get connected with their communities and give people an opportunity to discover ways to be involved with ministry in their own neighborhoods.”
WASHINGTON (BP) – Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore and other evangelical Christian leaders have called for the federal government to make public its investigation into a report of hysterectomies performed on women without their consent at a Georgia immigrant detention center.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP) – Water damage from Hurricane Sally will keep the building of First Baptist Church Pensacola closed for a while, Pastor Dave Snyder said.
NASHVILLE (BP) – The Gospel of Christ defines the priorities of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Russell Moore told the entity’s trustees Wednesday (Sept. 15) at an annual meeting marked by reports of public policy, ministry and financial successes.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP) – As Hurricane Sally’s deluge flooded Alabama and the Florida Panhandle Wednesday (Sept. 16), Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) readied its response. Volunteers in Louisiana, meanwhile, hit milestones as they served survivors of August’s Hurricane Laura, and Southern Baptists continue serving across the nation.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. (BP) – At the end of the season in youth league sports, everybody gets a trophy. From the first-place team to the last-place team, the coach hands every kid a shiny piece of plastic that says, "thanks for playing."
SBC DIGEST: Oklahoma Baptists to hold abbreviated meeting; North Carolina Baptists dedicate disaster relief hub
Members of Oklahoma Baptists’ state convention board of directors gathered Tuesday (Sept. 15) at the Baptist Building in Oklahoma City, to meet, pray, hear ministry and financial reports, as well as finalize plans for the upcoming annual meeting in November. Two years after Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina with devastating force, North Carolina Baptists on Mission dedicated a new ministry hub near Rose Hill, N.C.
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