Baptist Press Archive

Tuesday, November 20, 2001

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  • Evangelical Theological Society rejects 'open theism,' affirms God's foreknowledge

    by Russell D. Moore, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BP)--After three days of heated debate, the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) voted Nov. 16 overwhelmingly to affirm what almost every Christian in the history of the church has always believed -- that God knows everything, including the future decisions of his creatures. Read More

  • Disappearance of wife, daughter shock Baptist community in Colo.

    by Todd Starnes, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BP)--It's been seven days since Michael Blagg returned home from work and discovered a pool of blood in the master bedroom and his wife and daughter gone from their upscale home in Grand Junction, Colo. And with dozens of investigators, including the FBI, working the case, authorities say they have a mystery on their hands. Read More

  • Pastor of key CP Missions church elected to lead Fla. convention

    by Barbara Denman, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    LAKELAND, Fla. (BP)--The pastor of one of Florida's leading churches in Cooperative Program missions giving was elected without opposition as president of the state convention during its Nov. 12-13 annual meeting in Lakeland. Read More

  • Utah-Idaho Baptists greet exec, support Baptist Faith & Message

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    BOISE, Idaho (BP)--The Utah-Idaho Southern Baptist Convention greeted new Executive Director Tim Clark to his first annual meeting, Oct. 23-24 at Calvary Baptist Church in Boise. Messengers also passed resolutions embracing the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message and voicing patriotism and prayer in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Read More

  • S.C. convention extends Empowering Kingdom Growth

    by Scott Vaughan, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (BP)-The South Carolina Baptist Convention's "Empowering Kingdom Growth" emphasis will be extended through 2007, as a recommendation from the state convention's executive board was approved by messengers to the Nov. 13-14 annual meeting at First Baptist Church, Columbia. Read More

  • Tenn. Baptists expand membership of presidential study committee

    by Lonnie Wilkey, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Tennessee Baptist messengers approved the extension of a special committee to study the role of the Tennessee Baptist Convention president after the original recommendation was amended to include all former TBC presidents residing in Tennessee. Read More

  • Belmont basketball shocks Valparaiso at the buzzer

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2001 (16 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Adam Sonn scored the final two points of his game-high 24 points on a pair of free throws with just 34 seconds left to secure the Belmont Bruins (1-1) their first-ever victory over Valparaiso (0-2) by a score 74-72 on Monday night. Read More