Many areas are still dealing with flooding, even as snow and sleet start to replace the rain. Some of the local major rivers are above flood stage and still rising. The good news is, many of the others have crested and will start to fall. The snow and sleet will continue through much of the day, before wrapping up tonight. Most areas will see several inches of accumulation. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A panel for the Southern Baptist
Convention has recommended that its leadership approve a new,
add-on description for the denomination, though it wouldn't be a
legal name change.
It would be "Great Commission Baptists."
Officials described it as a way to give an official, sanctioned
identity to affiliated churches and believers who don't want to use
the term "Southern."
SBC President Bryant Wright, has said he is concerned that the
"Southern" name is too regional and hinders the faith's effort to
The panel rejected a complete name change, citing the legal
costs and difficulties. They also noted the positive associations
many hold with the Southern Baptist name, such as its disaster
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