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  • '10 Questions': Page's guide for pastor searches

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, June 01, 2017 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "Pastor Searches for Dummies" would have been a fitting title for the latest book from Frank S. Page, he wrote in the book's introduction.

    Instead, the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President and CEO chose "Looking for a New Pastor" as the title of his new guidebook. The book released today (June 1) from B&H Publishing shares biblical instruction and practical insights gleaned from Page's 34 years in the pastorate and additional, ongoing denominational service. Read More

  • Women's Advisory Council prepares final report

    by Roger S. Oldham, posted Monday, May 22, 2017 (one year ago)

    Photo by Roger S. Oldham
    ATLANTA (BP) -- The Women's Advisory Council began formulating recommendations during its third and final meeting to present to Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee.

    Appointed by Page in January 2016, the council has sought to gather and share information about perspectives and strategies for women in Southern Baptist churches to help reach the U.S. and the world with the Gospel of our Jesus Christ.

    Page also asked council members to suggest ways to increase the involvement of ... Read More

  • 'Grateful for what God is doing,' Page tells EC

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President and CEO Frank S. Page thanked God at the September EC meeting for His work among Southern Baptists, citing increased financial giving and a renewed commitment to the Great Commission.

    "I'm grateful for what God is doing in our churches. I'm grateful for what God is doing in our mission boards," Page said in his Sept. 19 plenary session remarks. "I'm grateful for what God is doing in our seminaries. I am a grateful man for what God is doing in many ways." Read More

  • Page: God provides spiritual DNA for godliness, power

    by Annie Corser, posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Participation in the divine nature of God leads to a life of spiritual effectiveness and productivity, said Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page during the Aug. 30 chapel message at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    "This divine provision says we are born complete with that which we need for life and godliness," said Page, a former SBC president who has served as president and CEO of the Executive Committee since 2010. "This means that the DNA necessary for spiritual greatness is already present at the moment of your rebirth. … It shows that God never has to do a recall on any Christian and say, 'I need to add back something that I failed to put in in the first place.' It shows this deep, beautiful divine nature that He's given us is already present in our lives." Read More

  • Racial tensions beg return to godliness, Page says

    by Staff/Biblical Recorder, posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- The church must return to God's lordship to adequately serve communities struggling with such problems as racism, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page told North Carolina Baptists at an associational meeting.

    "God is saying, 'I am calling you back to my lordship,'" Page told pastors at the New South River Baptist Association's messenger meeting at Sperring Memorial Baptist Church in Fayetteville, N.C. Read More

  • Evangelism 'groundswell' urged by Frank Page

    by Art Toalston, posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Southern Baptists need "a long-term vision of Great Commission Advance."

    Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee, addressing messengers to the convention's annual meeting, cited Southern Baptists' decline in baptisms and in missionary numbers in calling for "a groundswell of intentionality like never before to see God's Great Commission accomplished."

    "It is time to review our ministry assignments. It is time to see if there is any way we can lead our churches" toward heightened resolve in "the work God called them to do," said Page, whose vision for Great Commission Advance has called churches to elevate their missions involvement through the Cooperative Program. Read More

  • AVANCE honors, encourages Hispanic missions commitment

    by Keila Diaz, posted Monday, June 13, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- AVANCE 2016 drew more than 100 Hispanic attendees from across the nation for an evening focused on "Firmly Standing on the Gospel -- Boldly Committed to the Mission."

    During the June 12 gathering, Hispanic pastors and leaders were recognized for their work in the Kingdom and were encouraged to immerse themselves in missions in order to reach other Hispanics for Christ. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Spirit of giving is a heart in tune with God's love

    by Frank S. Page, posted Tuesday, December 08, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Giving is a way for us to express what we care about the most, says Frank Page, Southern Baptist Convention executive committee president, as he shares the importance of the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. John 3:16: "For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son." Read More

  • Frank Page: Be God-empowered in a fallen culture

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, June 29, 2015 (3 years ago)

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (BP) -- Long before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page had planned to preach a sermon at Living Hope Baptist Church on "Finding Hope in a Fallen Culture."

    "Pastor Jay Pettus, who is away on sabbatical, had enlisted me to preach probably a year or more ago," Page told Baptist Press, "asking me to preach on how to have hope in a [post-]Christian, postmodern culture. Read More

  • Page: We are not alone

    by Erin Roach & Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, June 17, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Bill Bangham
    COLUMBUS (BP) -- Southern Baptists must take the Gospel to the ends of the earth to let hurting people know they are not alone, Frank S. Page told messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Southern Baptist churches are not alone in that task.

    "We believe there are people who need to hear the Gospel who need to know they are not alone. In their struggles, in their hurt, they need to know that someone cares about them," Page, president of the Executive Committee, said June 16 in Columbus. Read More