Chris Winford is leading the way in showing hospitality in Brunswick, Ga., and encouraging peace in the community during the trial for those who murdered Ahmaud Arbery. Also, the 2021 state convention season has come to a close.
Southwestern Seminary president Adam Greenway confronted Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary president Michael Spradlin about the Memphis-area school’s involvement in an upcoming film premiere that “slanders” SWBTS. Also, John Upton announced his retirement at the BGAV.
State conventions are taking place all over the country, and we’ve got a recap of the big news items from them. Also, the EC met this week and announced some new appointments to its subcommittees.
CP giving strong to start fiscal year; Georgetown College president fired after sexual assault allegations
A new fiscal year has started in the SBC, and giving for the the first month came in strong. Also, a Kentucky college fired their president this week after credible allegations for sexual assault were filed against him.
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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.