Forsuchatimeasthis rally in Birmingham. It was a big newsmaker nationwide.
Paige Patterson and SWBTS sued over rape case. The litigation is ongoing.
Kathy Litton elected registration secretary. If you don’t include the two vice-presidents, officers who are elected but have no responsibilities and duties, there are only three elected national SBC officers: president, recording secretary, and registration secretary. First time a woman has been elected to any of these.
Tom Ascol and Founders create controversial cinedoc. The trailer was a disaster with many on the Founders board resigning. The movie itself was a yawner.
Baptist press has their own Top Ten list here.
1, Sex abuse
2. New entity CEOs
3. LifeWay store closings
4. Great Commission Giving up
5. By-law, constitution changes
6. Action in states on abortion
7. Mohler candidacy
8. NAMB’s ‘Who’s Your One?’
9. Greear’s appointments
10. SWBTS removes windows
BP and I agree on numbers 1, 2, 3, 5 (when viewed broadly), 9 (I included this in my #3).
If anything happens in the next 11 days, I’ll update my list. Someone could die. Someone could say something stupid. Never can tell with Southern Baptists.