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  • January prayer focus: 'In All Things Pray'

    by Art Toalston, posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- January is a distinctive month of prayer across the Southern Baptist Convention.

    It is a time when a readiness to pray can gain new traction in churches, large or small, urban or rural.

    Listed as the "Call to Prayer" on the SBC Calendar, it gained momentum from the 2010 Great Commission Task Force report adopted by messengers to the SBC annual meeting in ... Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Deliver us from the evil in America

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, December 07, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, addresses how the continual shootings in America are evidence of a desperate need for a spiritual awakening in the U.S. "This lawlessness cannot be solved by legislation, but by the power of the love of Jesus Christ to destroy the evil in our hearts," he writes. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Why we are where we are

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, November 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, shares thoughts on the state of Christianity in America and the world. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Give more than ever before

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, November 23, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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?

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, November 16, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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 Program

    by Philip Timothy/Louisiana Baptist Message, posted Friday, November 13, 2015 (2 years ago)

    BOSSIER 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

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, November 09, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, October 26, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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'

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, October 07, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Liz Stack
    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