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Attendance higher, younger at SBC TEST 2010
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Interest in the Great Commission Resurgence caused an attendance resurgence at the Southern Baptist Convention June 23-24 annual meeting in Louisville, Ky., according to registration secretary Jim Wells. This year's unofficial messenger count was 8,790, more than 1,500 over last year's tally in Indianapolis. [Read More]
North America in dire need of a Savior, Hammond says
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--God is transforming lives through the ministries of North American Mission Board missionaries and chaplains, but North America is still in dire need of a Savior, NAMB president Geoff Hammond told messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention June24. [Read More]
Seminaries report to Louisville messengers
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention were reminded of the importance of theological education through reports from the convention's six seminaries during the June 23-24 sessions in Louisville, Ky. [Read More]
Hunt re-elected, leads slate of new officers
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Johnny Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Church in Woodstock, Ga., was elected without opposition to a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the denomination's annual meeting June 23-24 in Louisville, Ky. [Read More]
'Love loud,' speakers urge SBC messengers
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Three pastors and a seminary president expounded June 23 and 24 on the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting's theme, "LoveLoud: Actions speak louder than words." [Read More]
Hawkins recaps GuideStone Funds performance
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--GuideStone Financial Resources remains resilient in the face of volatile financial markets, O.S. Hawkins told messengers at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Louisville, Ky., June 24. [Read More]
1 motion, among 31, gets vote at SBC
Thursday, Jun 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Messengers offered 31 motions but approved only one during the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting June 23-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. [Read More]
Slain pastor honored with 1st HCSB Award
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Fred Winters was a man known for loving the Bible and people. It was reflected in his passion for preaching the Gospel and seeing people come to saving faith in Jesus Christ. [Read More]
Obama resolution urges prayer, opposes policies
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting approved a resolution June 24 celebrating the election of the country's first African American president and urging prayer on his behalf, while expressing opposition to his actions regarding unborn life and homosexuality. [Read More]
NAAF inaugurates 'Friend of Pastors' award
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–-The National African American Fellowship presented a new award during its annual meeting and banquet June 22 to recognize individuals who "really deliver" in facilitating relationships between the denomination and African American pastors. [Read More]

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