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  • Miss. Baptists unanimous on 2018 budget of $31.4M

    by William H. Perkins Jr., posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017 (5 months ago)

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    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Messengers unanimously approved a 2018 Mississippi Cooperative Program budget of $31,404,110 at the 182nd annual meeting of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church in Jackson.

    The 2018 budget is .08 percent higher than the 2017 budget of $31,378,417. Southern Baptist Convention causes will continue to receive 37.5 percent of the total CP budget.

    SBC causes and the amounts to be disbursed in 2018 with a .08 increase are: Read More

  • Miss. messengers adopt 2000 BF&M

    by William H. Perkins Jr./The Baptist Record, posted Thursday, November 10, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by William H. Perkins Jr.
    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Messengers from among the 2,200 Mississippi Baptist Convention (MBC) member churches unanimously approved adoption of the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message as the doctrinal guidelines for the convention, during the 181st annual meeting of the convention at First Baptist Church, Jackson, Nov. 1-2.

    Messengers also elected without opposition Doug Broome, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Natchez, to a second term as MBC president. He was nominated by Ronnie Falvey, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Madison. Read More

  • 2000 BF&M slated for Miss. Baptists' 2016 meeting

    by William H. Perkins Jr./Mississippi Baptist Record, posted Tuesday, December 01, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Messengers to the Mississippi Baptist Convention's 2015 annual meeting heard the first reading of a proposed constitutional amendment relating to the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message to be voted on at the convention's 2016 annual meeting.

    Messengers also elected a new president and approved a 2016 Cooperative Program budget of over $31.5 million. Read More

  • Miss. Baptists elect 1st black officer

    by Staff, posted Thursday, December 04, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Photo by William Perkins
    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Mississippi Baptists made history by electing the first African American to serve as a convention officer during the Mississippi Baptist Convention's annual meeting at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Read More