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  • Messengers make 20 motions, debate SWBTS trustee action

    by Brian Koonce, posted Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (3 months ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention proposed 20 motions during two 15-minute scheduled segments of the 2018 annual meeting in Dallas June 12.

    Messengers debated then defeated June 13 a motion by Tom Hatley of Immanuel Baptist Church in Rogers, Ark., that messengers dismiss Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustee Executive Committee. The debate included comments from two current SWBTS trustees, a former convention president and a laywoman. Read More

  • 10 of 22 motions referred to SBC entities

    by Meredith Flynn, posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention proposed 22 motions, the most since 2010. Ten motions were referred to convention entities for further study and for a report at the 2017 SBC meeting in Phoenix.

    The Committee on Order of Business automatically referred three motions to SBC entities and/or the Executive Committee: Read More

  • Motion commends review of racial reconciliation

    by Benjamin Hawkins, posted Thursday, June 18, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Messengers proposed 10 motions during the Southern Baptist Convention's June 16-17 annual meeting. All but one were referred to SBC entities or ruled out of order. Read More