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  • 9Marks, B21, Connect 316 among events for SBC attendees

    May 18 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    9Marks, B21, Connect 316 among events for SBC attendees

    Several Christian ministries – including 9Marks, Baptist21 and Connect 316 – will offer events on topics ranging from the future of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) to the doctrine of salvation for messengers and others attending the SBC’s June 12-13 annual meeting in Dallas.

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  • Filipinos to expand ministry offerings

    May 18 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Filipinos to expand ministry offerings

    Considering an executive director job description and hearing proposals for new ministry initiatives will be among highlights of the Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America’s annual meeting in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Dallas. The theme of the Filipino Fellowship’s meeting is “Together for the Gospel.”

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  • Native Americans to discuss gospel contextualization

    May 18 2018 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Native Americans to discuss gospel contextualization

    A presentation of the gospel message to demonstrate a contextual way of ministering to unreached and under-reached Native people will be part of the Fellowship of Native American Christians’ (FoNAC) annual meeting in June. “Everyone is welcome,” FoNAC Executive Director Gary Hawkins told Baptist Press.

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  • Korean Council to consider pastor retirement funding

    May 18 2018 by Karen L. Willoughby, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Korean Council to consider pastor retirement funding

    Discussions about helping pastors get started with a retirement plan and mentoring younger pastors are on the agenda of the Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches in America’s annual meeting in Dallas. The Korean Council’s June 11-13 sessions will be hosted by Semihan Church in Carrollton, where Byeong Rack Choi is pastor.

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  • Messianics to finalize restructuring plan

    May 18 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Messianics to finalize restructuring plan

    The Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship will finalize an organizational restructuring plan, hear reports of Jewish evangelism and potentially discuss electing an executive director when the group gathers in Dallas in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting.

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  • Coffee, tweets or Jesus: Bible ranks low as daily must

    May 17 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Coffee, tweets or Jesus: Bible ranks low as daily must

    The Bible tops coffee, social media and sweets as a daily necessity for only 16 percent of the population, according to new research commissioned by the American Bible Society. The largest segment of Americans, 37 percent, see coffee as a top essential, the 2018 State of the Bible report said.

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  • Tennessee evangelist Jerry Drace to be 2nd VP nominee

    May 17 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Tennessee evangelist Jerry Drace to be 2nd VP nominee

    Tennessee evangelist and pastor Jerry Drace will be nominated for second vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention. A vocational evangelist for more than 40 years, Drace has preached in approximately 1,000 Southern Baptist churches and conducted 300 of his signature Hope of the Home conferences in the U.S. and Great Britain.

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  • SBC evangelism task force finalizes recommendations

    May 17 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC evangelism task force finalizes recommendations

    With hopes of catalyzing “a fresh wave of evangelistic passion,” the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) evangelism task force has finalized its recommendations to the convention and will release them a week before the SBC annual meeting in Dallas. The task force held its final meeting May 14-15 at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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