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The presence of separate conventions identified with the Southern Baptist Convention in three states has prompted charges of “sheep-stealing,” or seeking to lure congregations out of one fold into the other. Concerns are sufficient in the Baptist General Association of Virginia for leadership to issue 27-page booklet of “frequently asked questions” being distributed among the […] Read More

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The International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention asked its 5,000 missionaries last week to sign a controversial faith statement. IMB’s president, Jerry Rankin, acknowledged that the 2000 Baptist Faith & Message statement “has continued to generate controversy throughout the convention and suspicion regarding some related to Southern Baptist entities.”<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns […] Read More