Archive: November, 2018

CSBC responding to wildfires; financial donations needed

As late season fires continue to burn in both Southern and Northern California, California Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief teams are activated and partnering with churches and associations to be the “hands and feet of Jesus” during this crisis

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Tax on churches looms, ERLC coalition urges repeal

A diverse coalition led by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has urged members of Congress to repeal a section of a federal law that could force churches to file tax returns for the first time in American history.

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Women urged to be 'Confident' amid cultural issues

Trillia Newbell, director of community outreach at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, reminded the audience that Christ followers are already reconciled together because of the blood of Jesus Christ.

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#GivingTuesday gifts to double for Mission:Dignity

#GivingTuesday gifts to Mission:Dignity's ministry to retired Southern Baptist ministers and their widows near the poverty line will be doubled thanks to donors who have offered $250,000 in matching gifts.

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Annual Church Profile & more of the SBC story

The 2017 ACP totals released in June counted all 51,920 congregations affiliated with the SBC -- an increase of more than 150 over 2016. However, the ACP totals did not include statistics for every Southern Baptist congregation.

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Insight - December 2018

During this time of year I think back on all that has occurred and what I would like to see God do in the coming year.

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This Convention serves our culturally diverse congregations as we fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.