The Executive Committee of the SBC held a special meeting this week to elect a presidential search team. Six members were chosen and a seventh is expected to join the team in June.
Dr. Jason Duesing joins us for an extended interview about chairing the Committee on Resolutions for the 2018 SBC Annual Meeting. We talk about the history of SBC resolutions, their purpose, their structure, and how they are formed behind the scenes by the committee.
The Executive Committee named former SBC President Jimmy Draper as an ambassador this week. We also dive deeper into the procedure for next week’s SBC EC presidential search committee meeting.
A local association in Georgia expelled a church this week for what they deemed racist actions toward another church in the associations. Also, we have updates on the Executive Committee’s search for a new president.
The SBC was rocked this week by the sudden resignation of Executive Committee President Frank Page as he confessed to a “personal failing.”
A website for Ken Hemphill’s SBC presidential nomination started a discussion on where campaigning fits within the denomination. We also have some updates on some previously covered stories, and Amy made the news again this week.
We received some tragic news this week from the IMB as two missionaries were killed in an automobile accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
We’re drawing ever closer to the SBC Annual Meeting, and that means nomination announcements start coming. This week, it’s Danny Wood for the pastors’ conference presidency. Also, CP giving is way ahead of budget—and that’s good for everyone.
At their trustee meeting this week, the International Mission Board announced the search team to find a successor for President David Platt. They also commissioned 20 missionaries to serve around the world.
Dr. David Sills joins us for an extended interview about the IMB, global missiology, and a way forward for the IMB in light of the announcement that Dr. David Platt will be leaving the organization in the near future.