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Here you will find the very latest news from the Baptist Press (BP), NAMB (North American Mission Board) and IMB (International Mission Board). Each entry includes the title, source and date of the article and a brief summary.

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BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 10:22pm
By overwhelming votes, Southern Baptists strengthened their stances against sexual abuse and racism during the opening day of their June 11-12 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:25pm
More than 200 Hispanic pastors and leaders came together to celebrate their diversity and unity in Christ during the first national Southern Baptist Hispanic Leaders and Pastors' Celebration on Monday Night (June 10).

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 8:26pm
During his SBC presidential address, J.D. Greear said putting the "Gospel Above All" will infuse power into churches, draw in the vulnerable, help keep young people in church and start a 'mission revolution' like never before.'

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 8:13pm
Ronnie Floyd celebrated this morning (June 11) "amazing things" God is doing in Southern Baptist Convention missions and ministries as messengers gathered in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:26pm
Nathan Bailey, 14, enjoyed the knot tying the most, and his 12-year-old sister Naomi had fun learning the Hawaiian Hula dance. They were among more than 750 people at the Woman's Missionary Union headquarters Monday, June 10. There, they decided among more than 131 missions and learning activities to recognize WMU's 131st anniversary.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:22pm
Ronnie Floyd, refusing "to accept doom, gloom and despair" in the SBC, calls for Gospel urgency; empowering all churches, generations and ethnicities; celebrating what God is doing; "loving others like Jesus loves"; and accelerating generosity for global missions.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 4:02pm
North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear was reelected by acclamation to a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) during the June 11-12 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 1:35pm
"Kingdom Character" was the theme of Monday afternoon and evening's 2019 SBC Pastors' Conference (June 10). The focus, from Matthew 5, was on the last three Beatitudes and being salt and light. Pastors elected David Uth, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Orlando, Fla., as president of next year's Pastors' Conference.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:05pm
It was an hour of laughter and tears as the North American Mission Board's (NAMB) Send Luncheon celebrated the complex and rewarding journey of life in ministry.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:01pm
Sarah Dixon Young observes that Molech, Baal and other idols of ancient times seem to have some contemporary counterparts: Siri, OK Google, Alexa and Cortana.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 11:57am
Tennessee Baptist pastor Charles A. Fowler has been elected as the 23rd president of Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn.

BP News Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:02am
Speakers at a panel on sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches shared Monday night (June 10) their assessment of where the convention and its cooperating congregations stand regarding an increasingly obvious problem in the country's largest Protestant denomination.

BP News Monday, June 10, 2019 - 11:20pm
The chairman and vice chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, Mike Stone and Rolland Slade, were unanimously reelected during the EC's June 10 meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

BP News Monday, June 10, 2019 - 8:37pm
Baptist Press summer intern Timothy Cockes shares the challenges and uncertainties that come with door-to-door evangelism.

BP News Monday, June 10, 2019 - 8:27pm
First two sessions of Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference encourage listeners to lean into God's story, hunger for Him more and embrace "Kingdom Character" even -- or especially -- when life and ministry get tough.

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