Archive: June, 2019

Insight Archives

“Insight” implies apprehending the true nature of something and gaining an accurate and deep understanding of it. I hope to, on a regular basis, help readers of the California Southern Baptist gain a deep and better understanding of what is happening around our state among our churches.

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Mike Stone, Rolland Slade reelected as EC officers

Mike Stone, reelected as EC president, is pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear, Ga.; Rolland Slade, vice chairman, is senior pastor of Meridian Baptist Church in El Cajon, Calif.;

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Floyd encourages, pledges support to Hispanic pastors

More than 200 Hispanic pastors and leaders came together to celebrate their diversity and unity in Christ at the first national Southern Baptist Hispanic Leaders and Pastors' Celebration on Monday night (June 10) in Birmingham, Ala. `

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Resolutions contend for vulnerable, Gospel

Messengers to the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention advocated for the vulnerable against abortion, sexual abuse and religious persecution in approving 13 resolutions Wednesday (June 12)

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Racial reconciliation focus of Pastors' Conf. panel

Frank Luter, Jr. pastor in New Orleans and moderator of panel noted that the three goals of the panel were to "encourage you in your field of ministry, challenge you to do more in the area of racial reconciliation, and to inspire all of us to strive to make our churches, ministries and our communities on earth what heaven is going to be like."

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