We received some tragic news this week from the IMB as two missionaries were killed in an automobile accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
We’re drawing ever closer to the SBC Annual Meeting, and that means nomination announcements start coming. This week, it’s Danny Wood for the pastors’ conference presidency. Also, CP giving is way ahead of budget—and that’s good for everyone.
At their trustee meeting this week, the International Mission Board announced the search team to find a successor for President David Platt. They also commissioned 20 missionaries to serve around the world.
Dr. David Sills joins us for an extended interview about the IMB, global missiology, and a way forward for the IMB in light of the announcement that Dr. David Platt will be leaving the organization in the near future.
With the passing of Rev. Billy Graham, we look back on his life and legacy. We also cover the continued fallout from the Illumination Project and the possibility of the SBC losing an affiliated state convention.
This week saw the announced departure of David Platt from the International Board, the announcement of the Pastors’ Conference lineup, a response from Sovereign Grace Church, and much more. It was a busy one.
A Southern Baptist Church is involved in a very public discussion about alleged sexual abuse and cover-up. Also, good news about CP in this week’s episode.
Preparation for the SBC Annual Meeting in Dallas is in full swing as two SBC presidential nominees were announced this week.
Legal updates dominate the news this week as the SBC was added as a defendant in the Pressler sexual assault lawsuit. Also, a lawsuit against NAMB was allowed to proceed to the next stage.
IMB reported that LMCO gifts for Q1 were up 4.1% over the previous year, also the theme and logo for SBC18 were released this week.