SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION GEORGIA DOME

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

JUNE 15-16, 1999

His Tears ... Our Task!

"He beheld the city, and wept ..." Luke 19:41

TUESDAY MORNING -- JUNE 15

8:00 Inspirational Music -- Revival Choir and Sunday Celebration Orchestra, First Baptist Church, Snellville, Ga., Rick Forbus, director

8:15 Congregational Praise and Worship -- Rick Forbus, minister of music, First Baptist Church, Snellville, Ga.

8:20 Call to Order -- Paige Patterson, president, Southern Baptist Convention, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention -- Lee Porter, SBC registration secretary, retired, Lawrenceville, Ga.

8:30 Prayer -- Jerry Fortune, pastor, Mother Holmes Baptist Church, Sheffield, Texas

8:35 Committee on Order of Business (First Report) -- Ken Whitten, chairman, pastor, Idlewild Baptist Church, Tampa, Fla.

8:40 Welcome -- Truett Cathey, CEO and founder, Chick-Fil-A, Atlanta

8:45 Response -- J. Robert White, executive director, Baptist Convention of the State of Georgia, Atlanta

8:50 Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials, Resolutions, and Tellers

9:00 Theme Interpretation: He beheld the city (Overview) -- Duane & Iris Blue, mission service corps volunteers, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:15 Local Arrangements Committee Presentation -- John R. "Jack" Wilkerson, vice president for business and finance, Executive Committee, Nashville, Tenn.

9:20 Crossover Atlanta Report -- Robert E. "Bob" Reccord, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:25 Introduction of Motions and Resolutions

(All resolutions must be presented before today's afternoon session.)

9:45 Committee on Nominations Report -- Rex M. Terry, chairman, attorney, Fort Smith, Ark.

9:55 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) -- Morris H. Chapman, president and chief executive officer, Nashville, Tenn.

10:45 Congregational Praise and Worship -- David Nelson, chapel worship leader, instructor of theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

10:50 Worship in Music -- Faithful Men, Singing Group of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

10:55 President's Address -- Paige Patterson, president, Southern Baptist Convention, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

11:35 Benediction -- Charles S. Kelley Sr., retired, Kelley-Hixson Funeral Home, Beaumont, Texas

TUESDAY AFTERNOON -- JUNE 15

1:00 Inspirational Music -- Chris Machen, concert artist, songwriter, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Dallas

1:10 Prayer -- Otis Ingram, president, Ingram and LeGrand Lumber Co., Macon, Ga.

1:15 Business -- Committee on Order of Business (Second Report) -- Ken Whitten

Introduction of Motions, Reporting Proposed Resolutions

1:30 Executive Committee Report (Part 2) -- Morris H. Chapman

2:10 Election of Officers (First)

2:25 LifeWay Christian Resources Report -- James T. "Jimmy" Draper Jr., president, Nashville, Tenn.

2:35 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation

3:10 YouthLink 2000 Presentation -- Richard Ross, co-chairman, youth ministry consultant, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, Tenn., and Dean Finley, co-chairman, associate director, Student Evangelism Team, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

3:15 Congregational Praise and Worship -- Jeff Blevins, minister of music and worship, Applewood Baptist Church, Wheatridge, Colo.

3:20 Seminary Report -- Kenneth S. Hemphill, chairman, Council of Seminary Presidents

3:30 Seminary Presentations

R. Albert Mohler Jr. -- president, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.

Kenneth S. Hemphill -- president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

William O. "Bill" Crews -- president, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, Calif.

Charles S. "Chuck" Kelley Jr. -- president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans

Paige Patterson -- president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

Mark T. Coppenger -- president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Mo.

4:20 Election of Officers (Second)

4:35 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity); Reporting Proposed Resolutions

5:00 Benediction -- Jeffery Singletary, campus pastor, Idlewild Baptist Church -- Central Campus, Tampa, Fla.

TUESDAY EVENING -- JUNE 15

6:45 Concert of Praise -- Riverside Mass Choir and Orchestra, Riverside Baptist Church and satellite congregations, Denver, Joel Allen, director

7:00 Congregational Praise and Worship -- Joel Allen, minister of music and worship, Riverside Baptist Church, Denver

7:05 Prayer -- Dean Nichols, pastor, First Baptist Church, Kenai, Alaska

7:10 Election of Officers (Third)

7:20 Theme Interpretation: He beheld the city, and wept (City) -- Charles Lyons, pastor, Armitage Baptist Church, Chicago

7:35 Business -- Committee on Order of Business (Third Report) -- Ken Whitten

7:45 Previously Scheduled Business, Reporting Proposed Resolutions

8:10 Congregational Praise and Worship -- Joel Allen

8:15 North American Mission Board Report -- Robert E. "Bob" Reccord, president, Alpharetta, Ga.

8:25 North American Mission Board Presentation

9:15 Benediction -- John Kuespert, director of missions, New England Baptist Association, Northboro, Mass.

WEDNESDAY MORNING -- JUNE 16

8:00 Concert of Praise -- Choir and Orchestra, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Ga., Mark Cottingham, director

8:10 Congregational Praise and Worship -- Stephen Allen, minister of music, First Southern Baptist Church, Pueblo, Colo.

8:15 Prayer -- Shannon Scott, pastor, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C.

8:20 Theme Interpretation: He beheld the city, and wept (Students) -- Jay Strack, president, The Jay Strack Evangelistic Association and Millennium Chorus, Inc., Orlando, Fla.

8:35 Woman's Missionary Union Report -- Dellanna O'Brien, executive director-treasurer, Woman's Missionary Union, Birmingham, Ala.

8:45 Election of Officers (Fourth)

8:55 Business -- Committee on Order of Business (Fourth) -- Ken Whitten

9:15 Previously Scheduled Business

9:45 Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Report -- Richard D. Land, president, Nashville, Tenn.

10:05 Committee on Resolutions (First Report)

10:35 Messenger Information Survey -- John L. Yeats, SBC recording secretary, editor, Baptist Messenger, Oklahoma City

10:40 Evangelizing International Cities -- Nilson Fanini, president, Baptist World Alliance, McLean, Va.

10:55 Election of Officers (Fifth)

11:05 Committee on Committees Report

11:15 Annuity Board Report -- O. S. Hawkins, president and chief executive officer, Dallas

11:30 Congregational Praise and Worship -- Joe Carroll, minister to senior adults, Hyde Park Baptist Church, Austin, Texas

11:40 Convention Message -- Ralph Smith, pastor emeritus, Hyde Park Baptist Church, Austin, Texas

12:15 Benediction -- Jerry Falwell, chancellor, Liberty University, senior pastor, Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va.

NO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SESSION

WEDNESDAY EVENING -- JUNE 16

6:00 Concert of Praise -- Celebration Choir and Orchestra, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Ga., Scott C. White, director

6:10 Prayer -- Lloyd Carrera, deaf congregation, First Baptist Church, Alexandria, Va.

6:15 Business -- Committee on Order of Business (Fifth Report) -- Ken Whitten

6:25 Testimony -- Reggie White, minister, future National Football League Hall of Famer, Knoxville, Tenn.

6:40 Previously Scheduled Business

6:55 Theme Interpretation: He beheld the city and wept (Home) -- Dennis Rainey, executive director, FamilyLife, Little Rock, Ark.

7:10 Committee on Resolutions (Final Report)

7:40 Recognition of Former SBC Presidents -- Paige Patterson

7:50 Presentation of Outgoing Officers -- Morris H. Chapman

7:55 Presentation of New Officers -- Morris H. Chapman

8:00 Concert of Praise -- Celebration Choir & Orchestra, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Ga., Scott C. White, director

8:10 International Mission Board Report -- Jerry Rankin, president, Richmond, Va.

8:20 International Mission Board Presentation

9:10 Benediction -- Junior Hill, evangelist, Hartselle, Ala.

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