DALLAS (ABP) – A 10-member committee seeking a successor to Daniel Vestal as the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship executive coordinator met for the first time in Dallas in early January.
TUCKER, Ga. (ABP) – Officers of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are sorting through some 200 names submitted by rank-and-file CBF supporters to appoint a nine-member search committee to nominate a successor to Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal, who retires after 15 years in June, members of
ATLANTA (ABP) – Elected leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are seeking names to consider for a search committee to recommend a replacement for the moderate Baptist organization’s retiring CEO.
PHOENIX (ABP) -- The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention voted June 13 to recommend changes to working agreements that will allow the International Mission Board to work directly with internationals living in the United to States convention messengers meeting June 14 in Phoenix.
A Missouri House committee has passed a bill its proponents believe is sufficient reform of laws governing short-term, small consumer loans — so-called payday loans. But those pushing stronger measures believe the proposed legislation doesn't go far enough.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) –Membership in a group that welcomes and affirms gays does not automatically disqualify a church from participation in the Southern Baptist Convention, the SBC Executive Committee decided Feb. 22.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention will ask messengers at this year's annual meeting to reduce its own share of the Cooperative Program unified budget by two-tenths of a percent in the first step of a seven-year process proposed
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board met in special session on Jan. 14 and appointed a subcommittee that will recommend members of an executive director search committee. The information was released in a press statement following the closed-door session.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee will eliminate two vice presidents and merge its news and public-relations functions, Baptist Press reported Nov. 30.