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A weekly news roundup from the Southern Baptist Convention as well as guest interviews.

A weekly news roundup from the Southern Baptist Convention as well as guest interviews.

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Nashville, TN

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A weekly news roundup from the Southern Baptist Convention as well as guest interviews.

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English


Episodes

NAMB appeals to SCOTUS; Stone sits down with BP

2/19/2021
The North American Mission Board has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States in an effort to uphold a lower court's ruling involving a lawsuit filed by Will McRaney.

Duration:00:41:42

Zacharias report shows years of sex abuse; SWBTS settles lawsuit

2/12/2021
Ravi Zacharias International Ministries released a report related the late apologist's patterns of sexual abuse over the past decade, and Southwestern has settled a lawsuit with a charitable foundation and regained control over its assets.

Duration:00:57:38

NAMB trustees affirm cooperation; ERLC Study Task Force releases report

2/5/2021
It was a busy week in the SBC and there's some big news from NAMB and the EC. Also, there are now five state conventions looking for an executive director.

Duration:01:01:39

Lifeway agrees to sale of building, approves ministry assignment changes

1/29/2021
Lifeway has reached a sales agreement on its building, and trustees approved proposed changes to the publisher's ministry assignments.

Duration:00:55:34

Presidential race heats up with two more candidates—Litton & Adams

1/22/2021
Ed Litton and Randy Adams announced this week that they, too, will be candidates for the SBC presidency when Southern Baptists meet this summer in Nashville.

Duration:00:48:02

Mike Stone to be nominated for SBC President; Resolutions Committee named with new chairman

1/15/2021
There's another candidate for the 2021 SBC Presidential election after it was announced that Georgia pastor Mike Stone will be nominated. Also, the 2021 Resolutions Committee has been named with a new chairman who's serving for the second time.

Duration:00:21:39

Southern Baptists speak out on D.C. chaos; NAAF & CSP meet

1/8/2021
The first week of 2021 gave us some tumultuous events in the SBC and in the nation. Amy and Jonathan also take a look at a few stories that may have gotten missed over the Christmas holidays.

Duration:00:25:12

10 Questions for 2021

1/1/2021
2020 is over—thankfully. On this week's episode, Amy and Jonathan look ahead to 2021 and what lies ahead for the SBC in the new year.

Duration:00:40:55

2020 Year in Review

12/25/2020
2020 was quite the year. On this year-end recap episode, Amy and Jonathan cover the top stories of the year, answer their 10 questions for 2020, and Amy shares her 10 most fascinating Southern Baptists of the year.

Duration:01:44:02

Pastors, NAAF issue statements concerning race, cooperation in the SBC; an interview with Art Toalston

12/18/2020
The NAAF published a letter in response to a recent statement from the Council of Seminary Presidents and a group of pastors have issued a statement in support of the NAAF letter.

Duration:01:32:00

2021 SBC calendar released; ERLC amicus brief clarified

12/11/2020
The official SBC calendar of activities for 2021 was released this week for churches to use to highlight the missions and ministries, and the ERLC clarified some issues related to a recent amicus brief.

Duration:00:27:01

Seminary presidents issue statement; Legal updates from around the SBC

12/4/2020
The Council of Seminary Presidents issued a statement reaffirming the BFM2000 this week, and there are a pair of rather important legal updates to cover.

Duration:00:57:08

SCOTUS rules for religious liberty; State papers adjusting schedules and formats

11/27/2020
This week, the Supreme Court ruled against a limitation placed on houses of worship by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Also, two state papers announced changes to their publishing schedule, and one is transitioning to a magazine.

Duration:00:54:30

Mohler shares his thoughts on the future of the SBC; More state convention recaps

11/20/2020
Baptist Press sat down for an exclusive interview with Dr. Mohler to discuss his pending nomination for SBC president as well as the future of the SBC.

Duration:00:25:06

Richards announces departure from SBTC; State convention recaps

11/13/2020
Jim Richards announced this week his plans to retire at the end of 2021 as the executive director of the SBTC. Also, there are several state convention recaps to cover.

Duration:01:08:28

WMU faces financial challenges; Election results in mixed outcomes

11/6/2020
WMU has announced budget and personnel cuts, and this week's election provided some wins and some losses for Southern Baptist interests.

Duration:01:08:11

Mohler to be nominated for SBC president; Falwell sues Liberty

10/30/2020
We have our first official announcement of a candidate for national office in the SBC. Al Mohler confirmed he's in for 2021, and we also have an update from Liberty.

Duration:00:22:51

Few churches are back to pre-COVID attendance; Seminary trustee reports from MBTS & SWBTS

10/23/2020
New research shows only 4% of churches who have started meeting again have reported growth in worship attendance and 13% are yet to resume services. Also, there are trustee updates from two seminaries.

Duration:01:08:57

LifeWay agrees on terms of Ridgecrest sale; Seminaries hold trustee meetings

10/16/2020
LifeWay has identified a buyer for Ridgecrest, and four seminaries held trustee meetings this past week.

Duration:01:05:10

Giving totals for 2020 show generosity and faithfulness of Southern Baptists

10/9/2020
Giving totals are in for CP, LMCO, and AAEO for 2020, and Southern Baptists have shown their generosity and faithfulness through their giving.

Duration:00:50:10