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.
A couple of personnel moves in the Convention highlight the news this week, and Todd Unzicker joins the program to talk about his new role in North Carolina.
SBC President Ed Litton has named the task force charged with overseeing an independent review of the SBC Executive Committee’s handling of sex abuse claims. Also this week, a presidential search team was named for the ERLC. We also sat down with SBC Registration Secretary Don Currence to talk about his role and that wacky day in 2016.
Newly-elected SBC president Ed Litton joins the podcast to discuss a video showing similarities in a sermon he preached with that of former SBC president J.D. Greear. Litton also talks about his desires for the SBC moving forward and the task force he will name related to a motion calling for an independent review of the SBC Executive Committee’s handling of sex abuse claims.
This year’s SBC Annual Meeting was the largest in 25 years. On this episode, Amy and Jonathan breakdown the messenger composition and discuss why so many messengers attended the meeting. Also, Lifeway has some new research on pastoral disqualification for sexual sin.
The 2021 SBC Annual Meeting is now behind us. On this episode, Jonathan and Amy recap the big news, the news you may have missed, and some of the favorite moments from the week.
It’s Annual Meeting time, but before things start, there was a big announcement from the SBC Executive Committee, and Southwestern Seminary had a major announcement of their own.