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SBC head suggests expelling churches, creating registry to address sexual abuse

"In an address to the SBC's executive committee on Monday in Nashville, Tennessee, Greear proposed a range of reforms to help make churches safer. The 10 'calls to action' include repenting, providing free training for ministry leaders, encouraging churches to review and strengthen their policies on abuse and a re-examination of the ordination process." - Christian Post

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SBU prof's firing, university's theology discussed

"As a former Southwest Baptist University professor appeals his termination for allegedly accusing faculty colleagues of deviating from theological orthodoxy, the university has commissioned an "external peer assessment" to include "evaluations regarding orthodoxy" on the Bolivar, Mo., campus." - BPNews

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Southern Baptist agency warns ‘eugenics is real’ in Supreme Court brief about Down syndrome and abortion

"The SBC Ethics and Religious Commission filed a legal document Nov. 15 asking the [U.S. Supreme Court] not only to uphold a 2016 Indiana law criminalizing abortions performed for reasons of race, sex selection or 'diagnosis of Down syndrome or any other disability,' but to accept the case as an opportunity to overturn Roe v. Wade." - BNG News

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JD Greear: Don't Split Over Calvinism, Bicker About Theology 'When People Are Lost, Going to Hell'

"Our disagreement on finer points of theology should not tear apart our unity in the Gospel," Greear said. "Calvinism is never an issue to me.... I can assure you that what is not biblical is sitting around bickering about finer points of theology when people are lost and going to Hell." - CPost

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