Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Kentucky Baptist leader Curtis Woods has been named chairman of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Resolutions Committee, SBC President J.D. Greear announced today (Jan. 22).
Greear also announced his appointment of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary vice president Keith Whitfield as vice chairman.
Woods, who served on the 2018 SBC Resolutions Committee, will be only the second African American to chair the committee, ac...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Chicago pastor James MacDonald has withdrawn from his speaking slot at the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference in Birmingham, Ala., conference president Danny Wood announced Dec. 17.
Pastor Andrew Brunson, shown here during his two-year Turkish imprisonment, will address the 2019 SBC Pastors’ Conference on Christian persecution.
Meanwhile, Andrew Brunson, the American pastor released this fall from imprisonment in Turkey, has been added to the June 9-10 lineup of speakers, the Pastors' Conference announced in late November. Brunson will preach from Matthew 5:10 -- ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- The supremacy of the Gospel will motivate Southern Baptist Convention President J. D. Greear as he leads Baptists to evangelize, plant churches, and mobilize college students for the Kingdom, he said in announcing his theme for the 2019 SBC annual meeting.
Greear stated his theme as "Gospel Above All" and expressed that he will reflect on the Gospel "again and again" during his term.
"It is the Gospel that is the source of our...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- The 2019 Pastors' Conference has announced eight of the speakers for its Birmingham meeting June 9-10 in advance of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, with other names expected soon.
Atlanta pastor Dhati Lewis, vice president of the North American Mission Board's Send Network, is among speakers for the 2019 Pastors' Conference in advance of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.
"Kingdom Character" is the conference's theme, to offer insight from the Beatitudes to help pastors and church members live faithfully in "today's news cycle and current events," according to sbcpc.net.
"The Beatitudes will be a needed ...
Monday, October 22, 2018
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Online hotel reservations are still available for the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting, but rooms within walking distance were exhausted shortly after registration opened Oct. 12.
Bill Townes, SBC Executive Committee vice president for convention finance, answered SBC 2019 housing concerns in an Oct. 21 blogpost at SBCVoices.com. An Oct. 17 post by SBC Voices blogger and pastor Adam Blosser, who was inadvertently waitlisted ...
Monday, October 8, 2018
Crossover 2019 in Birmingham will encompass evangelistic efforts in a partnership between the North American Mission Board and seven Alabama Baptist associations.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- With eight months until Crossover 2019, Birmingham-area Southern Baptists are looking to build upon a record number of faith commitments last year.
Although specific plans have not been finalized, the North American Mission Board is partnering with seven Alabama Baptist associations in the effort. Door-to-door evangelism in the suburbs and a Send Relief outreach downtown are expected to be part of the Crossover plans prior to the June 1...