2013 SBC Annual Meeting Program
TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 11, 2013
8:00 Worship through Music -- Charles Billingsley, convention music director, worship pastor, Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va.
8:10 Call to Order -- Fred Luter Jr., president, Southern Baptist Convention, senior pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, La.
Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention -- James H. (Jim) Wells, SBC registration secretary, strategic partners team leader, Missouri Baptist Convention, Jefferson City, Mo.
8:15 Prayer -- Col. Clifton S. Perry, chaplain, U.S. Air Force; senior agency staff chaplain, San Antonio, Texas
Pledge of Allegiance to the flag
8:20 Committee on Order of Business (First Report) -- Andy Chambers, chair, senior vice president for student development, Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, Mo.
8:25 Welcome -- Paige Patterson, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, Texas
8:30 Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials, Resolutions, and Tellers -- Fred Luter Jr.
8:35 Local Arrangements Committee Presentation -- William E. (Bill) Townes, vice president for convention finance, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tenn.
8:40 Crossover Evangelism Report -- Al Gilbert, vice president, evangelism, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.
8:45 Worship through Music
8:50 Introduction of Motions -- Fred Luter Jr.
9:15 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) -- Frank S. Page, president and CEO, Nashville, Tenn.
10:15 Worship through Music
10:20 SBC Historical Library and Archives Report -- R. Albert (Al) Mohler Jr., president, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.
10:25 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Daniel L. (Danny) Akin, president, Wake Forest, N.C.
10:40 GuideStone Financial Resources Report -- O. S. Hawkins, president and CEO, Dallas, Texas
10:55 Worship through Music
11:05 North American Mission Board Report -- Kevin Ezell, president, Alpharetta, Ga.
11:15 North American Mission Board Presentation -- Kevin Ezell
12:05 Benediction -- Wesley Hammond, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Paris, Mo.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 11, 2013
1:30 Concert of Praise -- Charles Billingsley
1:40 Prayer -- Terry Turner, pastor, Mesquite Friendship Baptist Church, Mesquite, Texas
1:45 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Jason K. Allen, president, Kansas City, Mo.
2:00 -- Committee on Order of Business (Second Report)
Referrals/Introduction of Motions -- Andy Chambers
2:15 Executive Committee Report (Part 2) -- Frank S. Page
2:45 Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Jeff Iorg, president, Mill Valley, Calif.
3:00 Election of Officers (First)
3:10 Committee on Nominations Report -- Don Pucik, chairman, executive support team leader and associate executive director, Arkansas Baptist State Convention, Little Rock, Ark.
3:20 Worship through Music
3:25 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report -- Richard D. Land, president emeritus, Nashville, Tenn.
3:35 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation -- Richard D. Land and Russell D. Moore, president
3:55 Election of Officers (Second)
4:05 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Paige Patterson, president, Fort Worth, Texas
4:20 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity) -- Fred Luter Jr.
4:30 Worship through Music
4:35 LifeWay Christian Resources Report -- Thom S. Rainer, president and CEO, Nashville, Tenn.
4:45 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation -- Thom S. Rainer
5:05 Benediction -- Adam Cruse, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Mt. Carmel, Ill.
TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 11, 2013
7:00 Praise and Worship -- Charles Billingsley
7:20 President's Sermon -- Fred Luter Jr.
Benediction -- Fred Luter Jr.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 12, 2013
8:00 Worship through Music -- Charles Billingsley
8:10 Prayer -- Jason Lee, pastor, Tallowood Chinese Baptist Church, Houston, Texas
8:15 Committee on Order of Business (Third Report) -- Andy Chambers
8:35 Election of Officers (Third)
8:45 Committee on Committees Report -- Robert J. Anderson Jr., chair, senior pastor, Colonial Baptist Church, Randallstown, Md.
8:55 Worship through Music
9:00 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley Jr., president, New Orleans, La.
9:15 Previously Scheduled Business -- Fred Luter Jr.
9:35 Election of Officers (Fourth)
9:45 Worship through Music
9:50 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- R. Albert (Al) Mohler Jr., president, Louisville, Ky.
10:05 -- Woman's Missionary Union Report -- Wanda Lee, executive director, treasurer, Birmingham, Ala.
10:15 -- Previously Scheduled Business -- Fred Luter Jr.
10:35 Election of Officers (Fifth)
10:45 Committee on Resolutions (First Report) -- Steve Lemke, chair, provost, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, La.
11:15 International Mission Board Report -- Tom Elliff, president, Richmond, Va.
11:25 International Mission Board Presentation -- Tom Elliff
12:15 Benediction -- Danny R. Decker, pastor, First Baptist Church, Warsaw, Mo.
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 12, 2013
3:00 Worship through Music -- Charles Billingsley
3:05 Prayer -- Leon Thompson, deacon, Broadview Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, Ill.
3:10 Previously Scheduled Business -- Fred Luter Jr.
3:25 Committee on Resolutions (Final Report) -- Steve Lemke
3:50 Committee on Order of Business (Fourth Report) -- Andy Chambers
Election of 2014 convention sermon preacher, alternate preacher, and music director
4:00 Presentation of Outgoing Officers -- Fred Luter Jr.
4:05 Presentation of New Officers -- Frank S. Page, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tenn.
4:10 Recognition of Past SBC Presidents -- Fred Luter Jr.
4:15 Worship through Music
4:25 Convention Sermon -- Daniel L. (Danny) Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.
4:55 Benediction -- David Smith, vice chair, SBC committee on order of business, executive director of missions, Austin, Texas