SBC 2013 Annual Meeting Preview

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  • CP-fueled missions to highlight Exhibit Hall

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, May 29, 2013 (5 years ago)

    HOUSTON (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's effectiveness in Gospel missions will be the focus of the Cooperative Program exhibit at the June 11-12 annual meeting in Houston, featuring interviews with international and North American missionaries, pastors and other ministry leaders. Read More

  • Pastors at SBC to hear mission challenges

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, May 15, 2013 (5 years ago)

    RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- Opportunities for pastors to deepen their churches' missions involvement and leave a legacy will be highlighted during an IMB-sponsored breakfast and luncheon in conjunction with the SBC annual meeting in Houston. Read More

  • Luter names Committee on Committees

    by Staff, posted Tuesday, May 07, 2013 (5 years ago)

    HOUSTON, Texas (BP) -- Appointments to the Southern Baptist Convention's Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Fred Luter Jr. Read More

  • 2013 SBC Annual Meeting Program

    by Staff, posted Wednesday, May 01, 2013 (5 years ago)


    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, Jeffer... Read More

  • SBC HOUSTON: Luter signals 'Revive Us That We May Be One'

    by Erin Roach, posted Friday, April 26, 2013 (5 years ago)

    HOUSTON (BP) -- A Tuesday evening revival service with worship led by Charles Billingsley and a sermon by Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter will be among the highlights of the SBC annual meeting June 11-12 in Houston. Read More

  • 'Crossover Houston': intentional evangelism

    by Stephanie Heading, posted Friday, April 26, 2013 (5 years ago)

    File photo by Stanley Leary
    HOUSTON (BP) -- When Southern Baptists at every level cooperate to reach people for Christ, it's always effective, said Darrell Robinson, a former pastor and longtime evangelist from Texas.

          Continuing the tradition of reaching out to the host city of the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, the pre-convention "Crossover Houston" effort is offering opportunities for intentionally sharing the Gospel through block parties and door-to-door evangelism. Read More

  • SBC Executive Committee, Boards, Commission, Seminaries, Committee Nominees Announced

    by Staff, posted Friday, April 26, 2013 (5 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards –- International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, and GuideStone Financial Resources -- the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the six seminaries, and the Committee on Order of Business have been selected by the 2013 SBC Committee on Nominations. Read More

  • Pastors' Conference 'Launch' seeks revival

    by Kelly Ledbetter, posted Friday, April 26, 2013 (5 years ago)

    HOUSTON (BP) -- By strengthening the pastor and his family, Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference President Gregg Matte wants to create a movement that could become the spark God uses to bring revival. Thus the theme of this year's gathering: "Launch: Taking Our Hearts, Homes, and Ministries to a Higher Place."

    The June 9-10 Pastors' Conference will featuring preaching, worship, prayer and panel discussions to undergird the ministry of pastors and their wives. The sessions, at Houston's Geor... Read More

  • SBC Pastors' Conference Schedule

    by Staff, posted Friday, April 26, 2013 (5 years ago)

    Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference Schedule

    June 9–10, 2013

    George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston

    Theme: "Launch: Taking Our Hearts, Homes, and Ministries to a Higher Place"

    President, Gregg Matte, pastor, Houston's First Baptist Church, Houston

    Pastors' Conference 2013 wants to create a movement -– not just manage a conference.

    Its vision is to inspire the heart and offer practical application to the hands of the Pastor and his wife. This will be accomplished through pr... Read More

  • Pastors' wives to feature Barb Rosberg

    by Tammi Reed Ledbetter, posted Friday, April 26, 2013 (5 years ago)

    HOUSTON (BP) -- The annual Pastors' Wives Conference will feature Barb Rosberg of America's Family Coaches and Jennie Allen, author of "Anything: The Prayer that Unlocked My God and My Soul," along with a roundtable discussion about marriage.

    The conference is scheduled from 9-11:45 a.m. Monday, June 10, in the George Bush Grand Ballroom of the George R. Brown Convention Center. There is no cost for the event and registration is not required. Women who serve in any facet of local church lea... Read More