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SBC Name Change News

The Administrative Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention unanimously recommended to the Executive Committee today that the recommendations of the SBC Name Change Task Force (that the name “Southern Baptist Convention” be retained, but the alternate name of “Great Commission Baptists” be allowed for churches who prefer to use that nomenclature). […]

BREAKING NEWS ON THE SBC NAME CHANGE

SBC Convention President Bryant Wright presented Jimmy Draper, chairman of the SBC Name Change Task Force, to the SBC Executive Committee meeting in Nashville this evening (Monday, February 20th). The task force was appointed by President Wright, and thus is making its recommendation to him, who as a member of the Executive Committee could present […]

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Vanderbilt University is now targeting the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on the Vanderbilt campus. The Vanderbilt BCM has been told if they even require that their leaders have “faith,” then it is discriminatory. See the story in Baptist Press. We plead with all Baptists and Christians to stand up against the Vanderbilt administration’s discrimination against Christians. […]

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Phil Roberts Resigns as President of Midwestern Seminary. According to published reports in the Missouri Baptist¬†Pathway and Baptist Press, the trustees of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) Friday accepted the resignation of seminary president R. Philip Roberts effective Feb. 29 during a called meeting at an airport hotel. Robin Hadaway, associate professor of missions at […]

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Rev. Fred Luter, Pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, announced to his congregation Sunday that he was willing for his name to be placed in nomination for President of the Southern Baptist Convention. Luter has served as Pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church for 26 years (since 1986). During that time, the […]