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Task force approved, but motions focus on controversial pastor

A proposal that could reshape the SBC received overwhelming approval during the 2009 SBC annual meeting. But controversial pastor Mark Driscoll was in the spotlight, too.

SBC resolution commends Obama, critiques policies

Southern Baptists both commended President Barack Obama and expressed opposition to some of his policies in a resolution passed June 24 at their annual meeting in Louisville.

Seminary president calls SBC executive’s comments ‘shameful’

The president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary called comments in a speech by the Southern Baptist Executive Committee President Morris Chapman “disingenuous” and “shameful.”

Focus on sharing the gospel, not institutions, speakers urge pastors

PlattSouthern Baptists need to focus less on themselves and their institutions if they hope to make an impact on a world “racing toward hell,” speakers said at the final session of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors Conference.

Former presidential candidate takes the stage at SBC Pastors Conference

HuckabeeFormer Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee stole the stage during the Monday afternoon session of the Pastors Conference—in more ways than one.

SBC severs longstanding relationship with Fort Worth church

The Southern Baptist Convention has discontinued its relationship with Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth because of the church’s perceived toleration of homosexual members.

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.
 
 
 
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