SBC President J.D. Greear announced the launch of an evangelism initiative for the denomination. We also cover a few more transitions in Baptist life and the loss of a leader.
Every January, we share our 10 questions for the SBC for the coming year. This year, we get more specific than we have been in the past as we look to a year that will be filled with new beginnings.
We take a look back on 2018 and answer our questions from the beginning of the year as well as discuss our top stories of the year and most fascinating Southern Baptists of the year.
James MacDonald announced this week that he was stepping down from speaking at this June’s SBCPC and a former youth pastor has been indicted for an alleged sexually assault of a 16-year old youth group member when he was 25.
This week in the SBC brought a deluge of difficult news on many fronts.
Puerto Rico has a new executive director, and there was a nice bounce in CP giving in November.
Bryant Wright announced the beginning of a succession plan at Johnson Ferry Baptist Press this past week, and we recap more state meetings.
On this special holiday week, we recap several state convention meetings that took place in November and congratulate SBTS president Dr. Albert Mohler on his election as ETS VP.
Paul Chitwood was unanimously elected as IMB president this week, and David Hankins announced his retirement from the Louisiana Baptist Convention.
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.