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.
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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.