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  • SBC Dallas: Gaines urges ‘genuine unity of spirit’

    April 23 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    SBC Dallas: Gaines urges ‘genuine unity of spirit’

    Going into this year’s annual meeting as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Steve Gaines acknowledged Southern Baptists face some critical decisions in the days and months ahead. “Obviously, we face the challenge of seeking new leaders to fill two of our most important leadership roles,” he said.

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  • 2018 SBC annual meeting program released

    April 23 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    2018 SBC annual meeting program released

    The 2018 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting will convene at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on Tuesday, June 12, at 8:15 a.m. and conclude Wednesday, June 13, at 4:55 p.m. A full schedule follows.

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  • Pastors’ Conference to spotlight faithfulness in ministry

    April 23 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pastors’ Conference to spotlight faithfulness in ministry

    Following the election of H.B. Charles as the first African American president of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference, diversity has been among the anticipated emphases at this year’s conference. But Charles says diversity, while important, will be a secondary focus as pastors and their wives gather June 10-11 in Dallas.

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  • SBC Pastors’ Conference 2018 schedule

    April 23 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    SBC Pastors’ Conference 2018 schedule

    This year’s Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference will center on the theme “Fulfill Your Ministry!” and exhort pastors and other ministers to finish strong in their callings. Pastors’ Conference President H.B. Charles said the diverse lineup of speakers illustrate that “God uses different persons, different personalities and different backgrounds.”

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  • Harper, Moore & Pomeroy to headline ministry wives’ events

    April 23 2018 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware | with 0 comments
    Harper, Moore & Pomeroy to headline ministry wives’ events

    Ministers’ wives attending the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Dallas are invited to a trio of women’s events, including a Ministers’ Wives Luncheon, Pastors’ Wives Conference and a women’s expo. Authors and speakers, Lisa Harper, Beth Moore, and Sherri Pomeroy, will headline this year’s events.

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  • Crossover again to showcase Harvest America outreach

    April 20 2018 by Tobin Perry, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Crossover again to showcase Harvest America outreach

    A year after nearly 3,000 people came to faith in Christ during Crossover efforts in Phoenix, Southern Baptists once again are partnering with Harvest America for an evangelistic crusade the Sunday before the Southern Baptist Convention convenes in Dallas this June.

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  • Southwest’s heroic pilot known for sharing her faith

    April 20 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Southwest’s heroic pilot known for sharing her faith

    When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne, Texas, heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing this week in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their own. Tammie Jo Shults – the pilot who guided Flight 1380 to the ground ...

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  • TRUSTEES: African American businessman voted SBTS officer

    April 20 2018 by Aaron Cline Hanbury & Andrew J.W. Smith, SBTS | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: African American businessman voted SBTS officer

    Southern Baptist Theological Seminary trustees elected their first African American officer in the school’s 159-year history by a unanimous vote. The election of Alan “Keith” Daniels as board secretary is “another necessary step in the history of the Southern Baptist Convention demonstrating ... the diversity to which we are called,” said R. Albert Mohler Jr.

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