Houston’s First Baptist Church recently raised $2,628,946 for world missions, and we have reports from three seminary trustee meetings.
The 2021 SBC Annual Meeting has been moved from the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center to the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. Also, there are some incredible updates from three of our Southern Baptist seminaries.
Anthony Dockery will be nominated for 1VP of the SBC in June, and CP giving remains above budget halfway through the fiscal year.
Todd Unzicker will be recommended as the next state executive director in North Carolina, and we have a third announced candidate for second vice president of the SBC.
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In an email to trustees this morning from IMB Presidential Search Team Chairman Chuck Pourciau, Dr. Paul Chitwood was announced as the candidate selected to replace David Platt as the president of the International Mission Board.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary professor of archaeology Steven Ortiz told CNN that “he believes several fragments purchased by the seminary since 2010 may not be authentic.”
Johnny Hunt, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church Woodstock, Ga., and past president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), will be nominated to join the North American Mission Board (NAMB) as senior vice president of evangelism and leadership.