NAMB responds to McRaney suit; IMB appoints 92 missionaries
The North American Mission Board responded to the claims in the ongoing lawsuit by Will McRaney. NAMB released its perspective on the claims for the first time since the legal battle began more than five years ago. Also, IMB has 92 missionaries waiting to be celebrated at the SBC Annual Meeting.
Florida Baptists victimized by fraud; Illinois DR worker dies
The Florida Baptist Convention was the victim of financial fraud due to spoofing communications between Send Network Florida and NAMB. Also, a faithful disaster relief worker in Illinois was killed when a tree fell on him.
Wellman recommendation declined by EC, new search team formed
Jared Wellman was brought forward as the recommended candidate to lead the SBC Executive Committee by the president search team, however the EC declined the recommendation. As a result a new search team has been named, and the process has been restarted. Also, CP numbers are in for April and giving is still above budget.
Stone to be nominated for SBC President, Rummage for Pastors’ Conference
Mike Stone announced he will once again run for the SBC presidency, and Oklahoma pastor Stephen Rummage will be nominated for the SBC Pastors’ Conference presidency. Also, The Mayor, Don Currence, will be renominated for the office of SBC Registration Secretary.
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