Trustees for the North American Mission Board met last week and requested the collegiate ministry assignment. Also, CP giving continues to stay above budget for the year.
The SBC Committee on Order of Business released the proposed schedule for the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting this week, and an announcement was made that John Yeats will be renominated to serve a 24th term as Recording Secretary.
Houston’s First Baptist Church recently raised $2,628,946 for world missions, and we have reports from three seminary trustee meetings.
The 2021 SBC Annual Meeting has been moved from the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center to the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. Also, there are some incredible updates from three of our Southern Baptist seminaries.
Anthony Dockery will be nominated for 1VP of the SBC in June, and CP giving remains above budget halfway through the fiscal year.
Todd Unzicker will be recommended as the next state executive director in North Carolina, and we have a third announced candidate for second vice president of the SBC.
There was a new statement released in the ongoing public discussion between the National African American Fellowship and the Council of Seminary Presidents. Also, Lifeway announced this week that they will be hosting in-person events for the first time since the pandemic started.
A member of a Georgia Baptist church was charged with eight counts of murder after a deadly shooting spree in the Atlanta area. Also, a Mississippi pastor will be nominated for second vice president of the convention.
Beth Moore sent shockwaves through the SBC this week when news broke related to her departure from Lifeway. Also, we have a nomination announcement for registration secretary.
The BP interview series with SBC presidential candidates continues this week with Ed Litton. Also, New Mexico pastor Matt Henslee will be nominated for president of the Pastors’ Conference.