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Why West Virginia Needs Churches That Send

West Virginia needs churches that send. By “send”, I mean we need churches that functions as hubs for training people up, and sending them out to reach the people of our state with the Gospel. 806 more words

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SBC prexy stunner: Gaines wins, so does JD

There are three winners at the conclusion of the SBC presidential race: Steve Gaines takes the position and the responsibility; J.D. Greear takes the mantel as most Christ-like, and Southern Baptists leave St. 457 more words

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Gaines: We must invite God into our churches

First Baptist Church in O’Fallon had a guest pastor in its pulpit Sunday morning. Memphis pastor and candidate for Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines delivered the message at each of the church’s three morning worship services June 12. 303 more words

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Gaines or Greear? It's Important.

The time is upon us. The election for the Southern Baptist Convention’s President will be happening next week in St. Louis, MO (June 14-15). Not to be overly dramatic, but this election marks the most important election in the SBC since that of guys like Adrian Rogers and Bailey Smith in the early years of the conservative resurgence. 2,164 more words


Why you need to come to the SBC in St. Louis

My history attending the annual Southern Baptist Convention is not as long or as deep as many. Occasionally I meet someone who will tell me, “This is my 40th SBC,” or “I haven’t missed a convention in 25 years.” 595 more words


No ordinary election: What these SBC candidacies represent

With another call to prayer for the redemption of America, another missionary commissioning, and another bunch of resolutions on national politics and the precipitous slide in our national moral values, this might appear to be another fairly predictable meeting when the Southern Baptist Convention convenes in St. 862 more words


Three lies about forgiveness

J.D. Greear:

A few years ago I read a fascinating book called The Bishop of Rwanda, by John Rucyahana. He talked about the horrible genocides in Rwanda, and the aftermath of the civil wars there. 694 more words