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  • Tenn. Baptists set BF&M as standard for nominees

    by Lonnie Wilkey/Baptist and Reflector, posted Thursday, November 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    MILLINGTON, Tenn. (BP) -- Messengers to the Tennessee Baptist Convention increased their Cooperative Program giving to Southern Baptist Convention causes and amended their constitution and bylaws to require members of boards and committees to act in accordance with the Baptist Faith and Message. Read More

  • God and assisted suicide: What's the answer?

    by Randy C. Davis, posted Thursday, July 30, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Randy C. Davis, executive director of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, addresses the issue of assisted suicide and "three theological pillars" that can help during "soul-shattering moments at death's door." Read More

  • Ellis first black pres. of Tenn. convention

    by Lonnie Wilkey, posted Thursday, November 13, 2014 (4 years ago)

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) -- Tennessee Baptists have elected the first African American president in the convention's history – Memphis pastor Michael C. Ellis.

    Ellis, pastor of Impact Baptist Church, ran unopposed and was elected unanimously by the 958 registered messengers during the TBC annual meeting, Nov. 11-12 at Brentwood Baptist Church. Ellis served as vice president of the state convention in 2012. Read More