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  • Committee on Resolutions named for 2016 SBC

    by Baptist Press Staff, posted Monday, March 21, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has named the members of the Committee on Resolutions for the June 14-15 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis.

    Floyd, senior pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, appointed the 10-member committee in keeping with the provision in SBC Bylaw 20 that its members be named at least 75 days prior to the start of the annual meeting. Read More

  • God ranks high in New Year's resolutions

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

    LifeWayResearch.com
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- When Americans make New Year's resolutions, a better relationship with God ranks almost as high as better health, according to a study by LifeWay Research.

    And for many groups, faith actually outranks health. Older Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and Christians are all more likely to say they've made resolutions about God than about health.

    Overall, 57 percent of Americans report making health-related New Year's resolutions in the ... Read More

  • States spotlight sanctity of life, religious liberty

    by Tammi Reed Ledbetter, posted Tuesday, December 15, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Baptist Courier photo
    NASHVILLE (BP) –- The sanctity of human life and defense of religious liberty remained the most often addressed concerns among many state Baptist conventions during their annual meetings as messengers penned resolutions endorsed by fellow Southern Baptists.

    Resolutions calling for an end to the funding of Planned Parenthood gained support in eight state Baptist conventions this year, with others declaring the sanctity of human life. ... Read More

  • Resolutions beneficial, SBC leaders say

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, June 17, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Resolutions adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention offer multiple benefits.

    That was the response of this year's Resolutions Committee chairman and an SBC ethics leader when asked by a reporter shortly after messengers to the 2015 meeting adopted nine resolutions. In unanimous or nearly unanimous votes during the Tuesday afternoon session (June 16), the convention approved measures on such topics as marriage, racial reconciliation, the sanctity of human life, religious persecution and spiritual awakening. Read More

  • SBC resolutions on key issues pull broad consensus

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, June 17, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Paul W. Lee
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Messengers to the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention adopted nine resolutions -- some on culturally divisive issues -- with almost no opposition.

    All the resolutions offered in the Tuesday afternoon session (June 16) at the SBC's meeting gained passage by unanimous or nearly unanimous votes. The messengers affirmed biblically based stances on such topics as same-sex marriage, racial reconciliation and the sanctity of human life, as well as religious persecution and pornography. Approved resolutions also called for spiritual awakening and celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Cooperative Program. Read More

  • Committee on Resolutions named for 2015 SBC

    by Staff, posted Monday, March 30, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has named the members of the Committee on Resolutions for the June 16-17 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Resolve to read the Bible

    by Redunda Noble , posted Tuesday, January 06, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Redunda Noble advocates a New Year's resolution that will "feed your spirit and bring great blessing to your life" -- reading and studying the Bible and committing key verses to memory. Read More