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The Executive Committee was established in 1917 to serve as a vital link in this great fellowship of Southern Baptists.
If we hope to make an impact on the vast lostness across our nation and around the world, we must continually reclaim the principle of respect in our dealings with others.
This urgency should compel all of us to a new passion for penetrating lostness and pushing back darkness.
As we approach the ballot box in our individual voting precincts this November, let each of us render unto God the loyal obedience He is due. But let us also render unto Caesar the elective influence God has graciously granted to us at this strategic juncture in history.
Scripture affirms God’s creation and love of the not-yet-born.
We must do all we can to ensure that everyone—regardless of who they are or the struggles they face—knows they are not alone.
While the ways in which we as Southern Baptists engage the culture may change as culture itself changes, our fundamental commitment to biblical ethics in regard to human sexuality has not, and will not, change.
I have been captivated by Jesus’ parable of the sower and the soils since my youth.
Do we give up on a cooperative model which has brought us to this point? Is the model we currently use perfect?
Frank S. Page

I have recently returned from an arduous period of travel, visiting many state convention and associational annual meetings and fall church events. In many of those meetings, I heard mention of the upcoming emphasis upon international missions during the Christmas season. I have heard our personnel from the International Mission Board give reports, calling Southern Baptists to rise to the challenge of our $175 million Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal. That has been a goal for several years, but has not been met. If it were to be met, our IMB would be able to take international missions to a new level.

I do encourage your involvement in that wonderful effort. Many years ago, in fact, several decades ago, my family decided that the most expensive gift we would give at Christmas would be to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. Over the years, we have maintained that practice.

I believe Southern Baptists ought to give sacrificially, even painfully this year. The need has never been greater. The ...