The ERLC has a new chief of staff, and he is no stranger to Southern Baptists. Also, Midwestern Seminary announced a massive gift to spur missionary training and sending from the school.
A plane crash in Georgia and another in Texas claimed the lives of Southern Baptist church leaders and pastors this week. Also, the WMU was able to hold an in-person board meeting for the first time in three years.
The ERLC has helped launch a new life initiative with a host of partners to help fight abortion in America. Also, Send Relief work continues across Ukraine.
Chris Martin, the executive director of the Hawaii-Pacific Baptist Convention is headed back to the mainland to take a job with the IMB. Also, Bobbye Rankin, wife of former IMB president Jerry Rankin, passed away this week at the age of 78.
Amy and Jonathan take a look ahead into the future and ask their questions for 2023.
Amy and Jonathan take a look back at the year in Southern Baptist life and answer their questions for the year. Amy also shares her most fascinating Southern Baptists of 2022.
Five Southern Baptist seminaries hosted graduation as more than 1,000 graduates received degrees this fall. Also, the BCMD announced the launch of an African American leadership institute in early 2023.
IMB president Paul Chitwood joins the show to discuss Ukraine, Send Relief, a record LMCO year, the missionary pipeline and so much more on this week’s episode. Also, Amy Grant was honored this week alongside Bono, Gladys Knight, and George Clooney.
SBC President Bart Barber issued a statement on the “restoration” of Johnny Hunt to ministry calling the move “repugnant.” Also, former SBTS professor David Sills has filed a defamation lawsuit against 11 defendants as a result of being named in the Sexual Abuse Task Force report this past May.
With Thanksgiving upon us, Amy and Jonathan discuss the holiday, some state convention recaps, a rather large Thanksgiving celebration back in 1981, and one of the best scenes in West Wing lore.