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  • NAA Fellowship to introduce second-generation group

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    The National Asian American (NAA) Fellowship representing eight Asian nationalities will announce in June a new Southern Baptist group for second-generation Asian Americans, those born in the U.S. Read More

  • NAAF to join in pre-SBC pastors' conf., crusade

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    The National African American Fellowship (NAAF) has suspended its June 11 worship service in Phoenix preceding the 2017 SBC annual meeting to allow members to attend the SBC Pastors' Conference and the Harvest America Crusade. Read More

  • SBC Pastors' Conference 2017 schedule

    by BP Staff, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- This year's Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference will center on the theme "above every name" and focus on an exposition of Philippians by pastors of Southern Baptist churches with average attendance of approximately 500 or less. Read More

  • Pastors' Conference to spotlight Philippians

    by David Roach, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference president Dave Miller doesn't expect attendees of this year's sessions to recognize the names of all 12 conference preachers.

    But that's OK, he said, because the preachers' names aren't the focus. With the theme "above every name," the June 11-12 gathering is centered on 12 pastors of average-sized Southern Baptist churches preaching through the biblical book of Philippians to exalt Jesus' name. Read More

  • SBC Phoenix: 'Pray! For such a time as this'

    by Shawn Hendricks & David Roach, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- As this year's Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting approaches, SBC President Steve Gaines says fellow Baptists should anticipate emphases on prayer, evangelism and financial stewardship at the June 13-14 gathering in Phoenix, where the 2003 and 2011 annual meetings also were held.

    This year's annual meeting theme is "Pray! For such a time as this" based on Luke 18:1 and Esther 4:14. Gaines hopes that through a commitment "to fervent, frequent, faith-filled prayer," the SBC will become "a catalyst for spiritual awakening and revival." Read More

  • Revamping constitution tops Korean fellowship agenda

    by Karen L. Willoughby, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- Discussion on major changes to the constitution and bylaws of the Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches in America will be among top agenda items during the fellowship's annual meeting, Executive Director Chongoh Aum said. Read More

  • 'Jesus Saves' focus of associational leaders

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- The salvation assured only through faith in Jesus will be the focus of the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders as they meet June 11–12 in Phoenix in advance of the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting. Read More

  • IMB continues limitless challenge at SBC meeting

    by IMB Staff, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- During the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix, International Mission Board personnel will share how Southern Baptists can be a part of making disciples of all nations as God's ordinary people empowered by His limitless power to fulfill Christ's Great Commission. Read More

  • GuideStone: resources, wellness & retirement checkups at SBC

    by Roy Hayhurst, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- GuideStone will make available its popular Wellness Center June 12–14 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. But this year, rather than having participants move from one station to another, the Wellness Center will offer participants one-stop biometric readings. Read More

  • FoNAC plans for 'Dimensions to Native Ministry'

    by Karen L. Willoughby, posted Friday, April 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    PHOENIX (BP) -- Evangelicals interested in ministering among Native Americans across North America are invited June 10-11 to a two-day conference entitled "Dimensions to Native Ministry." Read More