Tornadoes in the Middle Tennessee area killed six and left a path of destruction affecting neighborhoods, business, schools and churches. Also, a Missouri church was ransacked by vandals and police have no leads.
This past week was the IMB Week of Prayer for International Missions in support of the 2023 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Also, there were several updates from Convention task forces this week including the ARITF.
The search team tasked with finding the next SBC Executive Committee president released a significant update this week about their timeline. Also, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter passed away this week.
Former SBC president Steve Gaines announced last week that he had recently been diagnosed with kidney cancer. Also, Amy Whitfield stops by the show to discuss her new children’s book about Lottie Moon.
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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.