2012 SBC Annual Meeting Program
By Staff
May 1, 2012


2012 SBC ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM

TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 19, 2012

ANNUAL MEETING THEME: "Jesus: to the Neighborhood and the Nations"

8:00 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham, Convention music director, worship pastor, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia, and combined choirs and orchestra, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia; First Baptist Church, Jackson, Mississippi; First Baptist Church, Kenner, Louisiana; First Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana; Williams Boulevard Baptist Church, Kenner, Louisiana; Centreville Baptist Church, Centreville, Alabama

8:10 Call to Order -- Bryant Wright, president, Southern Baptist Convention; senior pastor, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia

Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention -- James H. (Jim) Wells, SBC registration secretary; director of missions, Tri County Baptist Association, Nixa, Missouri

8:15 Prayer -- Captain Endel Lee, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy; NAMB National Missionary for Chaplain Crisis Response Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

8:20 Committee on Order of Business (First Report) -- Stan Buckley, chair; executive director, But God Ministries, Jackson, Mississippi

8:25 Welcome -- Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana

8:30 Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials, Resolutions, and Tellers -- Bryant Wright

8:35 Introduction of Motions -- Bryant Wright

9:00 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham

9:05 Local Arrangements Committee Presentation -- William E. (Bill) Townes, vice president for Convention Finance, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee

9:10 Crossover Evangelism Report -- Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia

9:15 Womanís Missionary Union Report -- Wanda S. Lee, executive director, Birmingham, Alabama

9:25 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) -- Frank S. Page, president, Nashville, Tennessee

10:25 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham

10:30 LifeWay Christian Resources Report -- Thom S. Rainer, president, Nashville, Tennessee

10:40 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation -- Thom S. Rainer

11:00 Traditional Worship -- Mark Cottingham

11:15 SBC Presidentís Address -- Bryant Wright

11:55 Benediction -- John Barnes, pastor, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Mize, Mississippi

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 19, 2012

1:30 Concert of Praise -- Combined choirs and orchestras

1:40 Prayer -- Ron Lentine, pastor, Myrtle Grove Baptist Church, Pensacola, Florida

1:45 SBC Historical Library and Archives Report -- Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., chairman, council of seminary presidents; president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana

1:50 Business, Committee on Order of Business (Second Report) -- Stan Buckley, chair; executive director, But God Ministries, Jackson, Mississippi Referrals/Introduction of Motions

2:05 Executive Committee Report (Part 2) -- Frank S. Page, president

2:35 Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Jeff Iorg, president, Mill Valley, California

2:50 Election of Officers (First)

3:00 Committee on Nominations Report -- Waylon Bailey, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana

3:10 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham

3:15 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report -- Richard D. Land, president, Nashville, Tennessee

3:30 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation -- Richard D. Land

3:50 Executive Committee Report (Part 3), SBC Name Change -- Frank S. Page, president

4:20 Election of Officers (Second)

4:30 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Paige Patterson, president, Fort Worth, Texas

4:45 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity) -- Bryant Wright, president, Southern Baptist Convention; senior pastor, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia

4:55 International Mission Board Report -- Tom Elliff, president, Richmond, Virginia

5:05 International Mission Board Presentation -- Tom Elliff

5:55 Benediction -- Bruce Chesser, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Hendersonville, Tennessee

WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 20, 2012

8:00 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham, Convention music director, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia

8:10 Prayer -- Frankie Clark, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Taylorsville, Mississippi

8:15 Business, Committee on Order of Business (Third Report) -- Stan Buckley, chair; executive director, But God Ministries, Jackson, Mississippi

8:35 Election of Officers (Third)

8:45 Committee on Committees Report -- Buddy Champion, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Trussville, Alabama

8:55 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham

9:05 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Robin D. Hadaway, interim president, Kansas City, Missouri

9:20 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., president, New Orleans, Louisiana

9:35 Previously Scheduled Business -- Bryant Wright, president, Southern Baptist Convention; senior pastor, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia

9:55 Committee on Resolutions (First Report) -- Jimmy Scroggins, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, West Palm Beach, Florida

10:25 Election of Officers (Fourth)

10:35 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham

10:40 GuideStone Financial Resources Report -- O. S. Hawkins, president, Dallas, Texas

10:55 Previously Scheduled Business -- Bryant Wright

11:15 Election of Officers (Fifth)

11:25 Contemporary Worship -- Bobby Smith, John McCullough and the Johnson Ferry Baptist Church worship band

11:40 Convention Message -- David Uth, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Orlando, Florida

12:15 Benediction -- Mark Vincent, pastor, Clarke-Venable Baptist Church, Decatur, Mississippi

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 20, 2012

3:00 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham, Convention music director, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia

3:05 Prayer -- Gil McKee, senior pastor, First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa, Alabama

3:10 Presentation of Outgoing Officers -- Frank S. Page, president, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee

3:15 Presentation of New Officers -- Frank S. Page

3:20 Business, Committee on Order of Business (Fourth Report) -- Stan Buckley, chair; executive director, But God Ministries, Jackson, Mississippi Election of 2013 Convention Sermon Preacher, Alternate Preacher, and Music Director

3:30 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- Daniel L. (Danny) Akin, president, Wake Forest, North Carolina

3:45 Recognition of Past SBC Presidents -- Bryant Wright

3:50 Previously Scheduled Business -- Bryant Wright

4:05 Committee on Resolutions (Final Report) -- Jimmy Scroggins, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, West Palm Beach, Florida

4:30 The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Report -- R. Albert (Al) Mohler, Jr., president, Louisville, Kentucky

4:45 Worship through Music -- Mark Cottingham

4:55 North American Mission Board Report -- Kevin Ezell, president, Alpharetta, Georgia

5:05 North American Mission Board Presentation -- Kevin Ezell

5:55 Benediction -- Eddie Wren, pastor, First Baptist Church, Rayville, Louisiana

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