SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION GEORGIA DOME
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.