September 16, 2014
2013 SBC Annual Meeting Program
Posted on May 1, 2013 | by Staff

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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.


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.


7:00 Praise and Worship -- Charles Billingsley

7:20 President's Sermon -- Fred Luter Jr.

Benediction -- Fred Luter Jr.


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.


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

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