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SBC Pastors' Conference wrapup: Focus on love to make impact

Southern Baptists need to focus less on themselves and their institutions and more on the love of Christ if they hope to make an impact on the world, speakers told the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference.
       

Revival will lead to Great Commission Resurgence, Hunt predicts

HuntRevival in the Southern Baptist Convention will lead to a Great Commission Resurgence, SBC President Johnny Hunt asserted in his president’s address to the convention’s annual meeting.
       

Loveless gospel attracts no one, Southern Baptist pastors are told

ColsonUntil Baptists demonstrate love for each other, the gospel of love they preach will not attract others, speakers told the opening session of the annual Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference.

       

Love-driven unity centers on common mission, Baptist pastors told

Themes of love, forgiveness and unity surfaced throughout the Monday morning session of the Southern Baptist Pastors Conference as speakers developed the theme of “What If? One Love.”
       

SBC Executive Committee recommends cutting ties with Fort Worth church

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee has recommended the SBC discontinue its relationship with Broadway Baptist Church of Fort Worth because of its toleration of homosexual members.
       

Baptist ministers urge passage of climate-change bill

A total of 140 moderate Baptist leaders signed a June 18 letter urging passage of a comprehensive energy bill that includes caps on emissions linked to global warming.
       

For Cizik, it’s suddenly a lot easier being green

CizikEmerging from a self-imposed media blackout, Richard Cizik is back, and he’s wearing the label of converted conservationist even more comfortably now.

       

Faith tested twice, Baylor grad overcomes cancer

Baylor graduate Stephen Hinson of Spring found his faith tested by two bouts of cancer.
       

Waco farm plants seeds to harvest world

World Hunger Relief Farm near Waco is fighting to alleviate hunger one seed at a time.
       

Fourth nominee announced for Hispanic Convention presidency

A fourth nominee—Victor Rodriguez of San Antonio—has emerged in an increasingly crowded field of candidates for president of the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas.
       

Religious leaders call for inquiry into U.S. use of torture

Religious leaders from various faiths are pushing President Obama to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate alleged United States-sanctioned use of torture since 9/11.
       
 
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