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  • Executive Committee to hold called meeting

    by BP Staff, posted Monday, April 02, 2018 (one month ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- EC Chairman Stephen Rummage has called a special meeting of the SBC Executive Committee for Tuesday, April 17, at the SBC Building in Nashville.

    "As you know, concerns and questions abound in regard to the sudden and grievous departure of our EC president," Rummage said in the letter to all 83 members of the Executive Committee regarding the March 27 retirement of EC President Frank S. Page. Three of the 86 positions are currently vacant. Read More

  • EC's Frank Page resigns over 'personal failing'

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, March 27, 2018 (one month ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Frank S. Page has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, effective today (March 27) over what is described as "a morally inappropriate relationship in the recent past."

    Florida pastor Stephen Rummage, chairman of the Executive Committee, released a 300-word statement Tuesday afternoon (March 27) on behalf of the EC's officers noting the circumstances of Page's resignation: ... Read More

  • Page: Churches & stewardship key to SBC honoring God

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (3 months ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- God wants "everything we do to bring Him glory," Frank S. Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, noted.

    The church must be a focal point where God's glory is evident, Page stated during the opening session of the EC's Feb. 19-20 meeting in Nashville.

    Page read two verses from the apostle Paul in Scripture, Ephesians 3:20-21, to open his message: Read More

  • Exec. Comm. marks 100 years with 'happy-birthday party'

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (8 months ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee commemorated its 100th year of existence with what EC President Frank S. Page called "a little happy-birthday party" intended to reflect the EC's behind-the-scenes ministry of helping other SBC entities succeed.

    "Some people ask, 'Why haven't you [made] a bigger deal about the 100th anniversary of the Executive Committee?'" Page said at the EC's Sept. 18-19 meeting in Nashville. "The bottom line is that we don't exist to promote ourselves. We exist to make sure missions and ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention succeed. That's why we're here. So we don't need to have much attention to ourselves." Read More

  • Young leaders, CP among Page's topics at SEBTS

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Monday, September 18, 2017 (8 months ago)

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Frank S. Page addressed a range of topics in chapel, a panel discussion and a video interview at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, underscored the involvement of young leaders in the SBC and its Cooperative Program during his Sept. 7 visit to the Wake Forest, N.C. campus.

    In chapel, Page drew from the apostle Paul's words in Philippians 3 on the ... Read More

  • Gaines, Page preach at Phoenix-area churches

    by Shannon Baker and Diana Chandler, posted Monday, June 12, 2017 (one year ago)

    Prayer and perseverance were the themes as Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines and SBC executive Frank Page preached at Phoenix area churches June 11 ahead of the 2017 SBC annual meeting. Read More

  • Page & Moore: 'We fully support one another'

    by David Roach, posted Monday, March 13, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Despite a Washington Post article suggesting Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page could ask Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore to resign amid ongoing controversy, the two SBC entity leaders reported a collegial meeting March 13 and said they "fully support one another."

    Earlier in the day, amid a social media flurry following the Post's report, Page told Baptist Press he planned on "bridge-building" with Moore with no anticipation of requesting a resignation. Read More

  • Baptists must be 'correct,' Page says of stewardship

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The use of God's resources -- stewardship -- will gain a strengthened emphasis in Southern Baptist life, Frank S. Page said in addressing the SBC Executive Committee in Nashville.

    "If we do not get the issue of stewardship correct, the work to which God is calling us will simply not be done in a way that would honor Him and glorify Him as He would wish," Page, president of the Executive Committee, said during the opening session of the EC's Feb. 20-21 meeting. Read More

  • Women's Ministry Advisory Council conducts survey

    by SBC LIFE & BP Staff, posted Friday, October 14, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Roger S. Oldham
    ATLANTA (BP) -- Fourteen women met for two days in Atlanta to continue their discussion about increasing the participation of women in the Southern Baptist Convention.

    Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee, appointed the Women's Ministry Advisory Council to gather information concerning the involvement of women's ministry leaders and ministry wives in their Southern Baptist churches. With the purpose of involving Southern Baptist women in all areas of convention life, the task force has been at work since January conducting a survey and researching resources specifically for women. Read More

  • 'No partiality,' Page assures black church conf.

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, July 15, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Diana Chandler
    RIDGECREST, N.C. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page upheld God's impartiality during July 14 greetings to African Americans gathered at Ridgecrest, N.C., for a black church leadership conference.

    "I know, and you know, that we're in difficult days," Page said. "I know that you know there is much struggle in our land today, and we need to lift each other up."

    He shared revelations from his daily personal quiet time focused on Romans 2:11, ... Read More