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  • 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

  • Floyd: Awakening will cause 'strategic reinvention'

    by Art Toalston, posted Wednesday, October 07, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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. Louis

    by Art Toalston, posted Monday, October 05, 2015 (2 years ago)

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- Ronnie Floyd, in just over 3 and a half minutes, speaks volumes about ethnic inclusiveness within the Southern Baptist Convention.

    Floyd speaks in English and, through a translator's voice, in Spanish and Korean in a new video to invite Southern Baptists to the SBC annual meeting next June in St. Louis. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: We need all generations

    by Ronnie Floyd, posted Monday, October 05, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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 year

    by Art Toalston, posted Friday, October 02, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (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