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Episode #004

Covering all the news that came from the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention Annual meeting as well as a few highlights of the week and our personal favorite moments.

Annual Meeting Business Recap

  • Executive Committee Report on Racial Diversity: In response to a motion from Alan Cross –
  • Resolutions Passed: Messengers affirm nine resolutions –
    • Resolution 1 – On Appreciation for Columbus
    • Resolution 2 – On the 90th Anniversary of the Cooperative Program
    • Resolution 3 – On Revival and Spiritual Awakening
    • Resolution 4 – On Racial Reconciliation
    • Resolution 5 – On the Call to Public Witness on Marriage
    • Resolution 6 – On the Sanctity of Human Life
    • Resolution 7 – On Pornography and Secual Purity
    • Resolution 8 – On the Persecuted Church Worldwide
    • Resolution 9 – On Religious Persecution and Human Rights Violations in North Korea
  • Washington Post coverage of SBC15

Highlights of the convention:

  • Different seating layout
  • Different stage setup
  • James MacDonald announces Harvest Bible Chapel will join the SBC
  • Tuesday night prayer service
  • IMB & NAMB joint commissioning service
  • Alumni luncheons honor graduates
  • Austin Stone Community Church and The Summit Church partner to endow a chair for a professor of church planting at SEBTS

Tweets from the week:

Photo Credit – Baptist Press

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