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

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Episodes

Greear Casts Vision for SBC and Annual Meeting; Platt to Leave IMB Sept. 27

9/21/2018
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The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention met this week and heard from entity heads as well J.D. Greear. In other convention news, the IMB has released David Platt from his commitment as president effective September 27.

Duration:00:45:49

Send Relief Readies for Florence Recovery; Hammond Elected State Exec. in Georgia

9/14/2018
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Hurricane Florence is making landfall in the Carolinas and Send Relief is at the ready. Also, Thomas Hammond was officially elected as the next state executive director of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board this week.

Duration:00:28:11

An Interview with Jim Law; Lynn Nikkel to Retire

9/7/2018
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Jim Law, the new executive director for evangelism and pastoral leadership at NAMB, joins us to discuss his new role on this week's show.

Duration:00:31:35

Thom Rainer Announces Retirement from LifeWay

8/31/2018
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LifeWay President Thom S. Rainer announced his retirement this week creating the fourth concurrent presidential opening at an entity in the SBC.

Duration:00:42:38

Southwestern Names Presidential Search Committee

8/24/2018
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Southwestern Seminary took their next step forward this week as they named a presidential search team. Also, J.D. Greear met with more than a dozen state execs in Atlanta.

Duration:00:29:14

NAMB Launches Evangelism Group, Names Executive Director

8/17/2018
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In response to this summer's Evangelism Task Force report, NAMB announced this week the creation of a new Evangelism and Leadership Group and named Jim Law as its executive director.

Duration:00:23:33

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Settled by BGCO and Falls Creek

8/10/2018
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The BGCO announced this week that they had settled a case related to a sexual assault at Falls Creek and Thom Hammond has been recommended as the next state exec. in Georgia.

Duration:00:36:24

Personnel Cuts at WMU; Chairman of Peace Committee Dies

8/3/2018
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WMU announced another round of personnel cuts this week, less than a year after when previous cuts were made and New Hope Publishers was sold off. Also, the chairman of the SBC Peace Committee, Charles Fuller, passed away this week.

Duration:00:30:10

Presidential Study Group on Sexual Abuse Formed

7/27/2018
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SBC President J.D. Greear announced the formation of a new study group for sexual abuse. Also, IMB President David Platt issued an apology and called for an outside examination into the entities practices involved with reporting and documenting sexual abuse.

Duration:00:29:37

Data Breach at IMB and an Interview with Hance Dilbeck

7/20/2018
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There was a recent data breach at IMB affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals. We also sit down with Hance Dilbeck, the new state exec in Oklahoma.

Duration:00:42:18

Sexual Abuse Allegations Continue to Emerge Against Southern Baptist Pastors and Leaders

7/13/2018
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New allegations of sexual abuse by a Southern Baptist pastor came to light this week and another SBC leader was arrested for sexual assault.

Duration:00:26:22

Southern Baptist Resigns as Head of EPA

7/6/2018
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Scott Pruitt, a former Southern Baptist trustee, announced his resignation this week as the head of the EPA following a string of ethics missteps.

Duration:00:30:00

Criswell College Receives $5M Gift; A Discussion on Calvinism in the SBC

6/29/2018
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Amy's in Canada, but that didn't stop the news this week. Criswell College received a $5M anonymous gift for a new residence hall, and we talk with Dean Inserra and Willy Rice about Calvinism in the SBC.

Duration:00:45:08

IMB Issues Statement on Child Abuse and Sexual Harassment; Plus an Interview with Andrew Hebert

6/22/2018
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While much of the SBC is still recovering from SBC18, we have a few updates from Dallas as well as news from two trustee boards and an interview with Andrew Hebert.

Duration:00:45:28

2018 SBC Annual Meeting Recap

6/15/2018
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What a week we had in Dallas! As we recap the annual meeting, we can't help but feel this was a watershed moment in the SBC.

Duration:01:00:54

ACP Report Shows Increase in Churches and Attendance, Decrease in Baptisms

6/8/2018
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As we gear up for SBC 18, the SBC ACP report is out for 2017. It shows growth in churches, attendance, and small groups, but a continued decline in baptisms.

Duration:00:37:47

2018 SBC Annual Meeting Preview

6/4/2018
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We break down everything related to the 2018 SBC Annual Meeting in our big preview episode.

Duration:00:49:16

Dr. Paige Patterson Terminated by Southwestern Trustees

6/1/2018
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Following a meeting of the executive committee of the board of trustees, Dr. Paige Patterson was terminated immediately this week and the provisions made during last week's marathon meeting were stripped.

Duration:00:30:09

An Interview with J.D. Greear

5/29/2018
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Dr. J.D. Greear, SBC presidential candidate, joins us to talk CP, missions, leadership transitions, diversity, and more.

Duration:00:41:01

Patterson Removed as President at Southwestern, Given Emeritus Title

5/25/2018
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Dr. Paige Patterson was removed from his role as President of SWBTS this week following a 13-hour trustee meeting and was given the title President Emeritus.

Duration:00:41:01