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WRAP-UP: Messengers stick with SBC name, hear from President Bush during Indy meeting

Southern Baptists declined to consider a new name for the denomination, pulled out of the Baptist World Alliance, rejected a much-publicized education proposal and heard a speech from President Bush during their June 15-16 annual meeting.

Messengers defeat proposed study of new name for SBC

A proposed study committee to consider changing the name of the Southern Baptist Convention proved controversial when the idea came to the floor of the SBC annual meeting June 15 in Indianapolis.

SBC president proposes name change, to appoint committee

Southern Baptist Convention President Jack Graham has called for a new name for the denomination and will appoint a committee to study the idea.

SBC president proposes changing convention's name, will appoint committee

Southern Baptist Convention President Jack Graham has called for a new name for the denomination and will appoint a committee to study the idea.

Messengers defeat motion for straw poll on SBC name

ATLANTA (BP)--After two Southern Baptist Convention messengers proposed new names for the SBC, messengers declined June 15 to take a straw poll on whether they favor a name change.

Keep SBC name, remain in Orlando to be recommended at June meeting

Recommendations affirming the Southern Baptist Convention's name and Orlando, Fla., as the SBC's 2000 annual meeting site will be presented to messengers to the June 15-16 annual meeting in Atlanta.

1999 Executive Committee Name Change Study

During the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 9-11, 1998, David G. Pope (NY) presented the following motion: That the messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention direct the Executive Committee to conduct a feasibility study concerning changing the name of our Convention; the results of this study and recommendation as to further action to be presented at the 1999 Convention.

Editorials Clamor For SBC Name Change

Should the Southern Baptist Convention change its name, dropping the "Southern" tag it has carried for 121 years?
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