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FIRST-PERSON: Give more than ever before
Give more than ever before to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions, SBC president Ronnie Floyd urges. "Our grand task to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to every person in the world and make disciples of all the nations is what [this offering] is all about," he writes. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: What happened to evangelism in the SBC?
Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, laments that the U.S. has more people and more churches than in 1948 but fewer baptisms. Among keys to a turnaround, Floyd counsels: "Through each event or experience you offer as a church, regardless of the audience, strategically use it for Read More
Louisiana 'Pledge' to boost Cooperative ProgramBOSSIER CITY, La. (BP) -- Is this the best Louisiana Baptists can do?
Louisiana Baptist Convention President Steve Horn believes not and is asking every church in the state to take "The Pledge" -- a pastor-driven initiative to increase Cooperative Program giving.
The Pledge, which Horn underscored at the convention's Nov. 9-... Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Now is the time to end America's racial crisis
Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd sees spiritual awakening as well as prophetic pastors and churches as keys to overcoming racism in America. "The Church needs to rise up and not just have a racial unity conversation," he writes, "but also live out an ongoing demonstration of racial unity to the world." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Family time in 2016
SBC President Ronnie Floyd urges Southern Baptists to join their SBC family in St. Louis 2016 SBC annual meeting. "There are times a family just needs to be together," he writes. Read More
Symposium looks at 'SBC & the 21st Century'KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- A symposium on "The SBC & the 21st Century: Reflection, Renewal and Recommitment" set forth a range of projections for the nation's largest evangelical body, Sept. 28-29 at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
The event, which Midwestern President Jason Allen said will take place on a triennial basis, featured keynote speakers Frank S. Page, Ronnie Floyd, Paige Patterson, R. Albert Mohler Jr., ... Read More
Floyd: Awakening will cause 'strategic reinvention'KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Merging the International Mission Board and North American Mission Board is a key question Southern Baptists must address if a much-prayed-for spiritual awakening comes to their network of churches.
SBC President Ronnie Floyd raised the question during his address at a symposium on "The SBC & the 21st Century: Reflection, Renewal & Recommitment" Sept. 28-29 at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. Read More
Floyd makes multi-language appeal to SBC St. LouisSPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- Ronnie Floyd, in just over 3 and a half minutes, speaks volumes about ethnic inclusiveness within the Southern Baptist Convention.
FIRST-PERSON: We need all generations
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- The SBC needs all generations involved in Southern Baptist life, says SBC president Ronnie Floyd. "… Leaders who seize the future are leaders who do not just influence the generation around them, but the generation ahead of them and the generation behind them," he writes. "This is big leadership." Read More
Cooperative Program nurtured, climbs in fiscal yearNASHVILLE (BP) -- It's been an uplifting year for the Cooperative Program.
The church led by SBC President Ronnie Floyd reached the $1-million mark during its 2014-15 budget year in giving to Southern Baptists' cornerstone channel for supporting missions and ministries -- state by state, nationally and internationally. Read More