Southwestern Seminary president Adam Greenway confronted Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary president Michael Spradlin about the Memphis-area school’s involvement in an upcoming film premiere that “slanders” SWBTS. Also, John Upton announced his retirement at the BGAV.
State conventions are taking place all over the country, and we’ve got a recap of the big news items from them. Also, the EC met this week and announced some new appointments to its subcommittees.
CP giving strong to start fiscal year; Georgetown College president fired after sexual assault allegations
A new fiscal year has started in the SBC, and giving for the the first month came in strong. Also, a Kentucky college fired their president this week after credible allegations for sexual assault were filed against him.
The SBC Executive Committee met this week and announced a couple of new legal arrangements to represent the entity. Also, state convention annual meetings are in full swing.
Former SBC Executive Committee chairman Mike Stone has filed a defamation suit against former ERLC president Russell Moore. Also, we have recaps from all six Southern Baptist seminaries’ fall trustee meetings.
SBC Executive Committee President Ronnie Floyd announced he would be leaving the EC at the end of October. Also, the Committee on Cooperation members have been named by Rolland Slade and the Sex Abuse Task Force.
The SBC Executive Committee finalized a contract with Guidepost Solutions to begin work on an independent review of the EC. Also, there is some great news about giving around the SBC.
The SBC Executive Committee met for five hours on Tuesday, but ultimately agreed on no concrete action, instead opting for another 7-day extension to negotiate a deal with the Sex Abuse Task Force. Also, there is reason to celebrate as CP giving topped $2 billion since its inception 96 years ago.
The SBC Executive Committee met this week in Nashville and conducted business. Among the items approved as a $500,000 authorization for legal fees as it begins its independent review with GuidePost Solutions. Also, NAMB president Kevin Ezell announced that the all-time AAEO giving total has surpassed $2 billion.
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.