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  1. IMB trustee Hershael York should be called out for his hateful remarksRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Capstone Report

    ... about the process that led to Platt's selection, and greater concern about the entire direction of the Southern Baptist Convention. It is often said that SBC politics functions like a club. With the consistent selection of Calvinists to key ...

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  2. David Platt elected new IMB presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Florida Baptist Witness

    David Platt, one of the most passionate and influential voices for missions among evangelicals, was elected president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board Aug. 27 by board trustees, meeting at the IMB's International Learning Center.

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  3. "Radical" Pastor David Platt Elected International Mission Board PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KKLA-FM Glendale

    David Platt, pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, has been elected president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board.

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  4. Major Missions Agency Picks 'Radical' New PresidentMegachurch pastor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Christianity Today

    ... ministries making disciples of all people to fulfill the Great Commission," Platt will oversee 4,800 Southern Baptist missionaries serving among 787 people groups worldwide. "We talk all the time about laying down a blank check with our lives before ...

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  5. Alabama megachurch pastor, bestselling author David Platt will lead International Mission BoardRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Alabama Live

    The Rev. David Platt, a bestselling author and pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, today accepted the position of president of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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  6. EXCLUSIVE: Gay Miss. man claims teacher raped him to 'hate men'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Washington Blade

    A gay Mississippi man says a male teacher at the Baptist school he attended in the 1990s raped him each week for three years as a way to force him to change his sexual orientation.

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  7. Not the Social GospelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | NOLA.com

    ... instructions of Scripture in devoting ourselves to a life of "love and good deeds" (Hebrews 10:24). Many Southern Baptist churches - and evangelical congregations in general - have abandoned any serious effort to address obvious needs among widows, ...

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  8. Here's What Politics And Religion In Texas Tell Us About Modern AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    TEXANS miss few opportunities to boast of their history. The capsule version, peddled by politicians and populists, is as follows.

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  9. How Texas Got to Be Big RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Conventional wisdom says Texas went Republican when the Democrats endorsed civil rights.

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  10. Cowboy churches attracting more than just cowboysCowboy churches...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Town Talk

    Cowboy churches attracting more than just cowboys Cowboy church pastors say most of the people in their congregations aren't cowboys.

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  11. Cowboy churches attracting more than just cowboysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Times

    Cowboy churches attracting more than just cowboys Cowboy church pastors say most of the people in their congregations aren't cowboys.

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  12. Panhandle music minister Buddy Mullins inducted into Gospel HallRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... such talent. I never saw this award coming, and I am very honored," he said. Mullins' father, Roger, was a Southern Baptist evangelist, and the whole family traveled together to revivals, where they sang together. The family "lived on a bus" from ...

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  13. DenominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WorthyNews

    I live in an are where denominations are VERY diverse. I just read my Bible and take what God reveals to me.

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  14. The EPA and Evangelical (Anti)EnvironmentalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Religion Dispatched

    ... Commission invoked God at an anti-EPA press conference. Twinkle Cavanaugh, the commission's president and a Southern Baptist, vowed to fight the EPA and called on Alabamians to pray. "I hope all of the citizens of Alabama will be in prayer that the ...

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  15. Why Al Mohler offered to "Host" Kentucky's U.S. Senate Race DebatesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Religion Dispatched

    In an August 4 press release , Al Mohler, President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, issued a call for evangelical Christians to become more assertive in Kentucky's 2014 U.S. Senate race.

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  16. Hope for Tomorrow: Reporting and supporting a topic are two different thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior while still in elementary school, and have been actively involved in Southern Baptist churches in Kansas, Alabama, North Carolina, Texas and Hawaii before moving to Florida. Beyond that, my theology is ...

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  17. McHendry: Women slowly making inroads as clergy membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Broomfield Enterprise

    ... is the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church. Another church that has a "no women clergy" policy is the Southern Baptist Conference. Even today, the denominations that do allow women to be ordained for the most part don't hire them to be senior ...

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  18. Point of View: Letters to the EditorRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Florida Baptist Witness

    Letters to the Editor may not reflect the views or opinions of the Witness. Letters may be mailed, faxed or submitted using our online form .

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  19. East TN Southern Baptists discuss marrying youngRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    East TN Southern Baptists discuss marrying young Some Southern Baptist Convention leaders are now encouraging church members to get married at a younger age.

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  20. Is suicide an unpardonable sin?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Alabama Live

    ... suicides of the children of high-profile Christian leaders - including megachurch pastor Rick Warren and Southern Baptist leader Frank Page - have also shined a national spotlight on the issue. In 2013 messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention ...

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