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  • FIRST-PERSON: 'Let me get back to you'

    by David Jeremiah, posted Monday, April 16, 2018 (4 months ago)

    When someone asks difficult questions, David Jeremiah suggests responding in a way that can continue the conversation at a later time -- "especially important if the person is someone who is curious about the Christian faith." Read More

  • Late trustee nominees OK'd, entities field questions

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Among the Southern Baptist Convention entity trustees elected June 16 at the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio, were 11 added to the Committee on Nominations report following its initial release May 1. Read More

  • Frank Cox's responses to questionnaire

    by Staff, posted Friday, May 30, 2008 (10 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The nomination of Frank Cox, pastor of North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, Ga., for president of the Southern Baptist Convention was announced Feb. 7 by Alabama evangelist Junior Hill.

    Cox is one of six candidates Southern Baptist messengers will consider. Baptist Press asked each candidate to participate in a survey of mostly standardized questions, but the questionnaire included at least one query individualized for each candidate.

    Cox's answers ... Read More

  • Wiley Drake's responses to questionnaire

    by Staff, posted Friday, May 30, 2008 (10 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The nomination of Wiley Drake, pastor of First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park, Calif., for president of the Southern Baptist Convention was confirmed May 20 by Bob Bosworth, the congregation's music minister.

    Drake is one of six candidates Southern Baptist messengers will consider. Baptist Press asked each candidate to participate in a survey of mostly standardized questions, but the questionnaire included at least one query individualized for each candidate.Read More

  • Johnny Hunt's responses to questionnaire

    by Staff, posted Friday, May 30, 2008 (10 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The nomination of Johnny M. Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Ga., for president of the Southern Baptist Convention was announced May 6 by Ted Traylor, pastor of Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Fla.

    Hunt is one of six candidates Southern Baptist messengers will consider. Baptist Press asked each candidate to participate in a survey of mostly standardized questions, but the questionnaire included at least one query individualized for each candidate.... Read More

  • Les Puryear's responses to questionnaire

    by Staff, posted Friday, May 30, 2008 (10 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The nomination of Les Puryear, senior pastor of Lewisville (N.C.) Baptist Church, for president of the Southern Baptist Convention was announced May 12 by Dwight McKissic, senior pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas.

    Puryear is one of six candidates Southern Baptist messengers will consider. Baptist Press asked each candidate to participate in a survey of mostly standardized questions, but the questionnaire included at least one query individualiz... Read More

  • Bill Wagner's responses to questionnaire

    by Staff, posted Friday, May 30, 2008 (10 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--William L. (Bill) Wagner, a former Southern Baptist missionary and current chief academic officer of Olivet University International in San Francisco, announced Sept. 7, 2007, that he would allow his name to be placed in nomination for president of the Southern Baptist Convention. The identity of his nominator has not been announced.

    Wagner is one of six candidates Southern Baptist messengers will consider. Baptist Press asked each candidate to participate in a surve... Read More

  • Avery Willis' responses to questionnaire

    by Staff, posted Friday, May 30, 2008 (10 years ago)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The nomination of Avery Willis, a former Southern Baptist missionary and retired International Mission Board administrator, for president of the Southern Baptist Convention was announced May 6 by John Marshall, senior pastor of Second Baptist Church in Springfield, Mo.

    Willis is one of six candidates Southern Baptist messengers will consider. Baptist Press asked each candidate to participate in a survey of mostly standardized questions, but the questionnaire included... Read More