Baptist Associations

So. Baptists defend outgoing Exec. Committee chairman amid racism accusations, bylaws dispute

"Southern Baptist leaders are defending their outgoing Executive Committee chairman, who was tarred as a racist on social media following a misunderstanding over how officers are appointed to the committee." - CPost

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GARBC has updated its purpose statement and article of faith on creation and gender

"During the business meeting on Monday, voting messengers approved an update to the GARBC’s official Purpose Statement. ...The messengers also approved an expansion to the association’s official doctrinal position on Creation (Article of Faith V) to address the issue of human gender more explicitly." - GARBC

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“In the SBC, we botched the 2016 election season badly, and if we do not do better in 2020, it may fracture us permanently.”

"Rifts formed in the SBC that still haven’t healed. The recent formation of the so-called Conservative Baptist Network is clearly focused largely on opposing those Baptists who do not give full support to Trump and the GOP." - SBC Voices

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Arkansas Baptists seek dismissal of sexual abuse lawsuit

Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC): "Plaintiff Fields incorrectly claims that the ABSC was in control of the church and the pastor and therefore should have known about and prevented the alleged abuse. ... The ABSC denies ever exercising any control over Millcreek or any other Arkansas Baptist church.

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GARBC has scheduled a time of prayer on Facebook for March 19, 1:30 PM Central

"As our nation grapples with the Coronavirus disease, we will be going Facebook Live on our GARBC facebook page this Thursday, March 19, 1:30 p.m.(CT), for a special time of prayer. Join National Representative Mike Hess and ministry colleagues as we pray together for the following requests..." - GARBC

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