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David Platt

David Platt, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board (IMB), announced in August plans to eliminate 600 to 800 missionary positions due to a $210 million spending deficit. However, Platt’s numbers do not add up. EthicsDaily.com analyzed IMB audits from 1985 to 2014. As explained in part 1, the audits show a nearly […] Read More

David Platt, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board (IMB), announced in August plans to eliminate 600 to 800 missionary positions due to a $210 million spending deficit. However, Platt’s numbers do not add up. EthicsDaily.com analyzed IMB audits from 1985 through 2014 and found a different fiscal picture than the one painted […] Read More

The layoff of up to 800 Southern Baptist Convention mission personnel was addressed in a live webcast on Tuesday by David Platt, president of the SBC’s International Mission Board (IMB). Calling it “an opportunity to have some dialogue about what’s going on in the IMB right now, about where we are headed as the IMB […] Read More