Hotel information for the 2023 SBC Annual Meeting has been released by the SBC Executive Committee. Also, Amy and Jonathan reminisce about the life and death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Arkansas state exec Sonny Tucker announced his retirement, and another state convention has a new exec chosen. Also, Texas pastor Matt Chandler is stepping away for a season at The Village Church.
A new study from Lifeway Research shows that while the cost of living has increased dramatically in the past few years, pay for Southern Baptist pastors has not followed suit. Also, a kickoff event was held this past week in New Orleans in preparation for the 2023 Annual Meeting and Pastors’ Conference.
The SBC Executive Committee announced last week that the United States Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the Convention regarding sexual abuse. Also, Baylor and the BGCT announced this week that they are reevaluating their relationship.
SBC president Bart Barber named the full Abuse Reform Implementation Task Force. Also, a pair of seminaries announced an increase in missionary scholarships to the schools.
Marshall Blalock and Mike Keahbone will lead the soon-to-be-named ARITF for Southern Baptists. Also, Keahbone and SBC president Bart Barber participated in Indian Falls Creek this week and highlighted a resolution passed at SBC22.
The search team tasked with selecting the next president of the ERLC updated Southern Baptists on the process and their progress this week. Also, longtime SWBTS professor David Allen has left the seminary.
NAMB has a new director of personal evangelism, and your state convention annual meeting could be streamed this fall in the Acts2 app.
Southeastern Seminary has implemented a new required course for all students in preventing sexual abuse and caring for survivors. Also, Mike Keahbone is ministering to other abuse victims thanks to a newly passed SBC resolution.
SBC Pastors’ Conference president Daniel Dickard has announced who will serve as fellow officers as well as what the theme of the 2023 conference will be. Also, a camper at Falls Creek in Oklahoma lost his life after experiencing a cardiac event at the camp.