Timothy George announced this week that he would be stepping down from his role as dean at Beeson Divinity School at the end of the 2018-19 school year.
Dr. Paige Patterson issued a statement of apology this week, and the trustees of the seminary have called a special meeting on May 22 in Ft. Worth.
This week was a whirlwind in the SBC as Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, came under fire for comments made about women, abuse, and divorce.
The Committee on Nominations announced selections for boards and committees this week. Also, Baptist Press provided Q&A interviews with both presidential candidates.
The Executive Committee of the SBC held a special meeting this week to elect a presidential search team. Six members were chosen and a seventh is expected to join the team in June.
Dr. Jason Duesing joins us for an extended interview about chairing the Committee on Resolutions for the 2018 SBC Annual Meeting. We talk about the history of SBC resolutions, their purpose, their structure, and how they are formed behind the scenes by the committee.
The Executive Committee named former SBC President Jimmy Draper as an ambassador this week. We also dive deeper into the procedure for next week’s SBC EC presidential search committee meeting.
A local association in Georgia expelled a church this week for what they deemed racist actions toward another church in the associations. Also, we have updates on the Executive Committee’s search for a new president.
The SBC was rocked this week by the sudden resignation of Executive Committee President Frank Page as he confessed to a “personal failing.”
A website for Ken Hemphill’s SBC presidential nomination started a discussion on where campaigning fits within the denomination. We also have some updates on some previously covered stories, and Amy made the news again this week.