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  • Redefine your life, Send Conference's 4,000 exhorted

    by Josie Bingham, posted Friday, July 28, 2017 (one year ago)

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    ORLANDO, Fla. (BP) -- "Is anybody hungry for a fresh move of God?" Las Vegas pastor Vance Pitman asked the crowd of 4,000-plus during the first of four main gatherings at the Send Conference in Orlando, Fla.

    "Our prayer is that God would move fresh in your heart -- that you would have a fresh encounter with the Holy Spirit," said Pitman, senior pastor of Hope Church in Las Vegas, in speaking on how to live on mission by redefining life. Read More

  • 'Refreshing' Dallas Send Conf. casts mission vision

    by Josie Bingham, posted Monday, May 22, 2017 (one year ago)

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    DALLAS (BP) -- Among a sea of attendees and volunteers in the Dr. Pepper Arena, the North American Mission Board and the International Mission Board's Send Conference challenged attendees to examine and redefine their lives on mission.

    More than 4,000 people paid and registered for the sold-out conference May 19-20 less than 30 miles north of Dallas in Frisco, Texas, which drew people from all states and three continents.

    "Be careful not to manufacture a heart for missions outside a heart for Christ," ... Read More

  • Send Conference-So. Calif. urges redefining moment

    by Josie Rabbitt, posted Tuesday, February 07, 2017 (one year ago)

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    LONG BEACH, Calif. (BP) -- "Redefine" was the charge and challenge at the Send Conference -- a joint event of the North American Mission Board and the International Mission Board.

    The sold-out conference in Long Beach, Calif., drew nearly 4,000 attendees Feb. 3-4 from a variety of backgrounds. Church planters, college students, pastors, missionaries, moms and dads, sons and daughters, California natives, world travelers, road-trippers and frequent flyers came together to redefine their lives for Christ. Read More

  • Panel at Send event: You are not alone

    by Joe Conway, posted Thursday, August 13, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The role of the Cooperative Program in Southern Baptist life took center stage at the 2015 Send North America Conference during a main session panel discussion led by Kevin Ezell.

    Ezell, president of the North America Mission Board, was joined on the platform by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Daniel Akin, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore. Read More

  • WRAP-UP: Send Conf. moves to next steps

    by Joe Conway, posted Thursday, August 06, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- As thousands of 2015 Send North America Conference attendees returned to their everyday lives, leaders of the event said the real longterm impact will be measured in the next steps participants take to live out their faith daily.

    "This is not about a conference," North American Mission Board President Kevin Ezell told attendees at the close of the gathering Tuesday (Aug.4). "It's about God starting a movement. This is something we are committed to for the rest of our lives." Read More

  • Bush, Rubio address Southern Baptists

    by Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, August 05, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptists heard from two presidential candidates and considered how the Gospel of Jesus applies to politics in back-to-back events Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug. 4 and 5) in Nashville.

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida -- both bidding for the Republican Party presidential nomination -- answered questions Aug. 4 before more than 13,000 people gathered for the Send North America Conference in Bridgestone Arena. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, interviewed the candidates at the conference, which was jointly sponsored by the North American Mission Board and the International Mission Board. Read More

  • Everyday missionaries urged to proclaim Jesus

    by Joe Conway and Anne Harman, posted Wednesday, August 05, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "We are going to send until the whole world hears," said Kevin Ezell, concluding the final session of the 2015 Send North America Conference. "This is not about a conference. This is about a movement. We are going to send and motivate people to send."

    Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board, and David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, shared the stage Tuesday evening (Aug. 4), much as they had at key moments throughout the two-day missions gathering. Read More

  • Life on mission celebrated at Send Conf.

    by Joe Conway, posted Tuesday, August 04, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A sold-out crowd of more than 13,000 from all 50 states and four Canadian provinces flooded into Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to celebrate the call of Jesus and the response of life on mission at the 2015 Send North America Conference Monday.

    North American Mission Board President Kevin Ezell and International Mission Board President David Platt welcomed the assembly and challenged attendees to serve wherever God calls them. Read More

  • Send Conf. attendees share missions focus

    by Joe Conway, posted Monday, August 03, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Less than 24 hours before the start of the sold out 2015 Send North America Conference, Esther Fasolino had one word for why she was attending, "Missions!"

    "We've come to learn," said Fasolino, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Toronto. "The breakout topics are fantastic." Fellow Toronto resident Ivonne Anlar said their group of 12 would spread out among the diverse breakout session offerings to maximize their coverage. Read More

  • ERLC presidential candidate forum sparks discussion

    by Staff, posted Thursday, July 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A presidential candidate forum to be hosted by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Aug. 4 at the Send Conference in Nashville has sparked discussion -- and a variety of opinions -- among Southern Baptists. Read More