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August 16, 2022

Seven things you need to we go.

1. BGCT considering change in relationship with Baylor

The Baptist General Convention of Texas is seeking to “review and consider changes” to the special agreement that defines its relationship with Baylor University.

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2. 2022 SBC Annual available online

John Yeats, who served 25 years as Southern Baptist Convention recording secretary, describes the SBC Annual as “one big aggregation” of all that Southern Baptists accomplish in the span of two days each June.

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3. Executive Committee, no individuals subpoenaed in DOJ investigation

A Department of Justice investigation into the Southern Baptist Convention is currently directed at one entity and no individuals.

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4. Southern Baptists set to recognize Global Hunger Sunday Aug. 28

The last few years have witnessed world-changing events that have disrupted supply chains and limited access to food for many people. Southern Baptists will, on Aug. 28, recognize Global Hunger Sunday to raise support for those in need.

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5. Your Daily Joe

Your Daily Joe is a daily comics feature by Joe McKeever exclusive to Baptist Press.

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6. On this day in SBC history...

In 1995 - Evangelist Angel Martinez, 73, dies Aug. 17 in Ark. hospital

One of Southern Baptists' most renowned evangelists, Angel Martinez, died early Aug. 17 in a Ft. Smith, Ark., hospital following a bout with a respiratory infection. He was 73.

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7. BP Sports Update

  • MLB: Just gonna leave that pic there for another day. Atlanta 5, New York 0. Elsewhere, the Yankees have lost 11 of 13.
  • Premier League: Elon Musk hinted at an attempt to purchase Manchester United...odd.

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The SBC Morning Briefing is a compilation of news and links for readers of Baptist Press and SBC Life. Jonathan Howe compiles and edits the newsletter. Howe serves as Vice President for Communications at the SBC Executive Committee.

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