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PENSACOLA (FBW) – Louisville pastor Kevin Ezell has been nominated president of the North American Mission Board, search chairman Ted Traylor told Florida Baptist Witness today.
PENSACOLA (FBW) – Louisville pastor Kevin Ezell has been nominated president of the North American Mission Board, search chairman Ted Traylor told Florida Baptist Witness Aug. 31.
The recommendation of Ezell, senior pastor of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville and immediate past president of the Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference, will be considered Sept. 14 at a special called meeting.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW) – When the Florida State Seminoles take the field Sept. 4 in Tallahassee to play the Samford University Bulldogs they will be without Coach Bobby Bowden for the first time in 35 years.
I know at times it appears nothing really changes. Politicians come and go, but it doesn’t actually matter who is in the White House, Congress, state house, and other public offices. That’s the commonly held view—and there is some basis for such skepticism about the value of exercising our citizenship in the voting booth.
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There’s much talk these days about the Great Recession. Some analysts are talking about the possibility of us entering into another recession while many of us never realized we had exited the last one. Florida has no doubt been hit hard by the economic crisis. There’s a great deal of discussion as to what needs to be done to stimulate the financial sector in order to stabilize the economy.
Dave Says is a column featuring the financial advice of nationally syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey, the Dave Says column is filled with timely, relevant questions and answers taken from actual calls on Ramsey's radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show.
You’ve probably seen them—most of us have. Ads soliciting women to donate their eggs for in vitro fertilization are everywhere: in newspapers, on the Internet, on college campus bulletin boards.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—A 2011 Cooperative Program budget of $33,450,000 was approved by the State Board of Missions’ Budget-Allocations Committee during its annual budget meeting Aug. 19 at the Baptist Building in Jacksonville.
The $33.45 million proposed budget for 2011 is $2 million dollars less that the $35.4 million authorized at this meeting last year. However, that budget was revised downward to $33.7 million in February to bring it in line with receipts from the prior year.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)—After eight months of discussions, the Kentucky Great Commission Task Force has released its report.
Among the report’s four recommendations: a call for the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s Mission Board to move to a reallocation of Cooperative Program funds that results in a 50 percent split of CP receipts (after shared administrative expenses) between the KBC and the Southern Baptist Convention by 2017-18.