As we reported earlier this week, the Kentucky Baptist Executive Director Dr. Paul Chitwood has been recommended as the next president of the International Mission Board.
We report on a few state convention meetings out west and introduce you to the new state exec in Wyoming.
The roster for the 2019 SBC Pastors’ Conference was announced this week, and we continue our recap of state conventions.
At their fall trustee meeting this week, the SWBTS board of trustees affirmed the decision in May by the executive committee of the board to fire longtime president Paige Patterson.
A staggering $158.9 million was given for the 2017-18 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, and we discuss why this could be considered a new all-time high. Also, the search team charged with finding the next president at NOBTS was named this week.
William and Heidi Haun, IMB missionaries in Africa, join Amy to talk about their work, the challenges they face, and how God is moving in West Africa.
NAMB announced a record Annie Armstrong Easter Offering this week and confirmed two new VPs at their trustee meeting. Also, Chuck Kelley announced his retirement from New Orleans and we got our final CP update of the 17-18 fiscal year.
Clyde Meador was officially installed as interim president of the IMB this week, our our latest crop of missionaries were commissioned in Richmond and sent to the ends of the earth.
The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention met this week and heard from entity heads as well J.D. Greear. In other convention news, the IMB has released David Platt from his commitment as president effective September 27.
Hurricane Florence is making landfall in the Carolinas and Send Relief is at the ready. Also, Thomas Hammond was officially elected as the next state executive director of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board this week.