Convention messengers hear details of ‘new relationship’ with Samford

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Messengers to the Alabama Baptist State Convention (ABSC) annual meeting, held Nov. 14–15 in Huntsville, heard the full and final report of the ad hoc Samford Relationship Study Group.

Bottom line: Samford University in Birmingham and ABSC plan to continue in partnership but without two traditional aspects — funding and board member affirmation.

The report, which was approved by the State Board of Missions (SBOM) in August in its role as the convention ad interim, did not require a vote of the messengers. (continued…)

Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist Newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/convention-messengers-hear-details-of-new-relationship-with-samford/

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