The ERLC held its annual trustee meeting this past week and announced a candidate profile for its new president while naming Brent Leatherwood acting president. Also, David Spika stopped by to discuss an exciting new offering from GuideStone.
The International Mission Board updated their vaccination policy this week to more effectively take the Gospel to the nations. Also, there is an update from the task force charged with overseeing the independent, thrid-party review of the SBC Executive Committee.
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and Send Relief were busy this week responding to damage caused by Hurricane Ida. Also, SBC President Ed Litton has made his first appointments.
Trevin Wax joins us to talk about The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill as well as his new role at the North American Mission Board.
North Carolina, Mississippi, and the SBTC all proposed increases in their national CP giving this week, and Brandon Porter has been tapped as the next leader of Baptist Press.
SBC President Ed Litton announced the theme for next year’s SBC Annual Meeting at a pastors’ luncheon this week in Southern California. Later in the week Litton and Southern Baptist leaders went to the border to showcase work happening to aid in migrant care.
Zach Williams and Elevation church racked up on Dove Award nominations this week, and the Dixie fire severely damaged a Northern California church. Southern Baptists also lost a pair of legends.
Prestonwood gave $1M last week for missions work among muslim people groups. Also, CP giving remains more than $6M above budget.
Two Southern Baptist seminaries have been recognized for their growth over the past five years. Also, Amy’s back from her hiatus.
Somer Nowak joins the pod to discuss her role with the IMB as well as sex abuse prevention. Also this week, a major conference returned to Ridgecrest after a year off due to the pandemic and a lawsuit was filed by 12 women against Liberty University.