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‘See You at the Pole’ moves online due to pandemic

This year the theme is “Return. Restore. Revive.” However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers have planned an alternative – a student-led livestream Sept. 23 that anyone can join. The stream will be available at 7 a.m. in the viewer’s time zone.

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TRUSTEES: Gospel defines priorities, Moore tells ERLC

Every point of advocacy, every point of moral teaching, every article, every curricular video, every advocacy agenda, every meeting, every coalition call, all of it starts with: ‘How does this relate to the cross of Jesus Christ and to the Gospel of the crucified and resurrected Christ?’

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True compassion comes from Christ living in your heart and then putting action into that emotion.

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Urban, rural churches benefit from ‘Caring Well Challenge’

Anthology Church of Studio City, which is part of Los Angeles, and Hunter First Baptist Church, which is near Elizabethton in northeast Tennessee, were two of more than 1,000 congregations that participated in the “Caring Well Challenge” in its first year.

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Key VP transitions begin at Gateway Seminary

​Gateway Seminary has launched executive searches for a new Vice President for Academic Services and a new Vice President for Business Services to be added to the Executive Leadership team.

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California churches responding to needs during wildfires

“One of California Southern Baptists’ best resources is our local churches,” Mike Bivins, director of the CSBC office of disaster relief, said. “Many of our churches located near the fires are preparing and responding to the immediate needs of evacuees by providing water, snacks, gift cards, temporary evacuation points and coordinating with other organizations active in disaster.”

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New hiring guide to help churches prevent abuse

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – in cooperation with the Sexual Abuse Advisory Group – released the “Caring Well Hiring Guide” Monday (Aug. 31) as part of the Southern Baptist Convention’s ongoing effort to equip congregations to thwart sex abuse and to minister to survivors of abuse.

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