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David Platt Is Ready to Leave the IMB
After trying to both run a major missions agency and preach on Sundays, the local church won out.
Southern Baptists Back Away from Backing Mosques
Trustee scuffle over ‘unholy alliance’ leads IMB to leave ERLC’s side on religious freedom fights.
Who Gets to Count That Convert? Subscriber access only
Partnerships between missions groups complicate the metrics.
Southern Baptists Lose Almost 1,000 Missionaries as IMB Cuts Costs Subscriber access only
Total is almost twice as high as International Mission Board had expected.
The Southern Baptist S(p)ending Crunch Subscriber access only
The missions agency of the largest US Protestant denomination faces a $21 million deficit. Could it spell the end of the full-time missionary?
Southern Baptists Will Cut 600 to 800 Missionaries and Staff Subscriber access only
David Platt: International Mission Board overspent $210 million over last 6 years.
Babies Halt the Great Commission Subscriber access only
Christian researchers think population growth will stall the gospel’s spread.
For Southern Baptists and GOP, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Subscriber access only
Bush, Rubio interviews set at arena-sized missions conference, three months after Ben Carson controversy.
David Platt: Urgency for the Gospel Led to Policy Changes Subscriber access only
IMB president says changes will help unite Southern Baptists on mission.
International Mission Board Drops Ban on Speaking in Tongues Subscriber access only
New rules also loosen restrictions on baptism, divorce, and parents of teenagers.
Sign of the Ice Dancing Cross: Good News for Missionaries at Sochi Olympics Subscriber access only
Russians returning in droves to Christianity (though not to church), according to new Pew research.
Morning Roundup 10/8/13
Church Planting; Urban Missions; Famous Personality Types
Evangelism vs. Missions? Subscriber access only
Southern Baptists contemplate unleashing the IMB at home.
Critic Censured Subscriber access only
Trustee suspended from mission board for airing closed-door activities.
Costly Complaints Subscriber access only
Southern Baptist pastor claims blog criticism led mission board to recommend his removal.
Tongues Tied Subscriber access only
Southern Baptists bar new missions candidates from glossolalia.
Splurging on Missions Subscriber access only
Southern Baptists fund hundreds more workers for the field.