Bellevue Baptist is facing a sex abuse lawsuit related to actions by a former part-time employee. Also, Southwestern Seminary has passed a budget for 2020-21 and hired three new faculty members.
The Supreme Court handed down a pair of significant and decisive 7-2 rulings on religious liberty issues and even cited an amicus brief from the ERLC in one of the opinions.
Thanks to the work of Mississippi Baptists, the state flag of Mississippi will no longer bear the image of a Confederate flag. Also, there’s some really good news regarding Cooperative Program giving this month.
Cedarville University released the findings of their internal investigation and reinstated president Thomas White. As a result, Danny Akin and another trustee resigned from the board.
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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.