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SBC 2013: Dawn of a cooperative ministry resurgence?

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- On eight occasions Southern Baptists have convened their annual meeting in Houston, with none of these gatherings more consequential than 1979's SBC. Messengers elected Adrian Rogers president that year, demonstrating that the Pressler-Patterson coalition was a force with which to be reckoned and birthing what would come to be known as the Conservative Resurgence. Read More

SBC 2013: Why bother with the SBC?

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. (BP) -- I spent three days in Houston this month at the Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference and Southern Baptist Convention. The SBC is always a great time of year, as I get to reconnect with old friends and hear about what God has for our future. Read More

SBC 2013: A first-time attendee

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
SAN ANGELO, Texas (BP) -- In the years that I have been in ministry, I have always wanted to go to the Southern Baptist Convention. I have read in news magazines and textbooks in seminary about the meetings. There has always been something to make the trip out of reach, but my desire to have the experience has been great. Read More

Entity heads address messenger questions

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
HOUSTON (BP) -- Messengers had opportunities to ask questions of the presidents of Southern Baptist entities during those entities' annual reports to the convention in Houston. Read More

Evangelist: What must & must not change

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013
HOUSTON (BP) -- Three things that are changeless are "the man, the message and the mission," and three that must change are the "mindset, methods and motives," the president of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists said at their annual meeting in Houston. Read More

Ethnic leaders affirm value of Southern Baptist diversity

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
HOUSTON (BP) -- Southern Baptists of all ethnicities must join together to reach an ever-diversifying nation and the world for Christ, leaders from three ethnic advisory councils said during a panel discussion in Houston. Read More

Boy Scouts resolution 'not frantic or angry'

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
NASHVILLE (BP) -- The president of the Association of Baptists for Scouting said he agrees with an SBC entity leader who said Southern Baptists' resolution on the Boy Scouts membership policy was "not frantic or angry." Read More


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