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  • Floyd: Return to 'haystack' of fervent prayer

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, September 22, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptists must conduct ministry in fervent prayer and repent from a "sophistication and pride' that prevent us from relying on God's power, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd told the SBC Executive Committee at its Sept. 21 meeting in Nashville.

    Using the imagery of the historic 1806 Haystack Prayer Meeting of Samuel Mills and four Williams College classmates in Williamstown, Mass., Floyd called Southern Baptists to return to the haystack of fervent prayer that anticipates a supernatural ... Read More

  • Floyd, 11 pastors to lead SBC 'Call to Prayer'

    by Art Toalston, posted Monday, April 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- For an "epic night of prayer" during the Southern Baptist Convention, 11 pastors have been named by SBC President Ronnie Floyd to help lead the Tuesday evening session, June 16, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in the Ohio capital.

    Floyd has titled the session, "A National Call for Prayer to All Southern Baptists for the Next Great Awakening and to Reach the World for Christ" on the opening night of the June 16-17 SBC annual meeting. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Own up, wake up, rise up!

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, January 26, 2015 (3 years ago)

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- SBC president Ronnie Floyd urges Southern Baptist churches "to own up, wake up and rise up" -- "to come together before God in clear agreement, visible union and extraordinary prayer for the next Great Awakening and for the world to be reached for Christ." Read More

  • Floyd releases ebook for prayer, revival

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 (4 years ago)

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has released a motivational tool book to help pastors and churches across the SBC engage in concerted prayer for the next great awakening in advance of the 2015 annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

    Floyd announced the release of his ebook in a press conference call Wednesday (Nov. 19), joined by Southern Baptist editors, writers and state convention leaders. The announcement also marked the release of the annual meeting theme, "Great Awakening: Clear Agreement, Visible Union, Extraordinary Prayer," based on Romans 13:11, for the June 16-17 gathering. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Urgency

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (4 years ago)

    SBC President Ronnie Floyd voices urgency over Southern Baptists' spiritual condition alongside the ISIS terror targeting Iraqi and Syrian Christians. Read More