Gaines Advocates for Confederate Statue Removal; Platt to Join McLean Bible Church as Teaching Pastor
Dr. Steve Gaines has joined more than 150 Memphis clergymen in calling for the removal of a confederate monument in the city and news broke of Dr. David Platt’s intention to join the staff at McLean Bible Church as Teaching Pastor.
Following the massive relief response to Hurricane Harvey and the flooding in Texas, NAMB was honored at the White House. We also sit down with Jen Wilkin to talk parenting, Bible study, and women in ministry.
Hurricane Harvey recovery has resulted in a massive relief effort from Southern Baptists. Also, Dr. James Merritt joins us to talk about race, the SBC, and the future.
Ronnie Floyd has been named the president of the National Day of Prayer. We also discuss a huge scholarship gift for New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and this week’s solar eclipse.
It has been a heavy week with violence in Charlottesville and Barcelona. We discuss the reaction to those events and cover the first meeting of the SBC evangelism task force.
The ERLC announced this week that US Senator Ben Sasse will be speaking at their national conference later this month.
Walter Strickland, 1st VP of the SBC, has a new title at Southeastern. We also share our thoughts on a few articles that have recently discussed the issue of race and the SBC.
The final Send Conference of 2017 was held this week, so Dustin Willis joins us to recap it and to share what to look for in the future from NAMB and IMB.
Texas evangelism leader Nathan Lorick has been named the new executive director of the Colorado state convention and MBTS has made some big name additions.
Samford University has opted out of SBC state funding after they affirmed a LGBT-focused student group.