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  • Culture, discipleship grow LifeWay event 25 years

    July 24 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Culture, discipleship grow LifeWay event 25 years

    Race is not the issue of Black Church Leadership and Family Conference, leaders told Baptist Press upon the 25th anniversary of the event described as the largest gathering of African Americans in the Southern Baptist Convention. “It’s the culture,” said Jay Wells, a retired LifeWay Christian Resources executive who helped found the event during his tenure in 1993.

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  • ‘No partiality,’ Page assures black church conference

    July 19 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘No partiality,’ Page assures black church conference

    Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page upheld God’s impartiality during greetings to African Americans gathered at Ridgecrest, N.C., for a black church leadership conference. He shared revelations from his daily personal quiet time focused on Romans 2:11, an affirmation of God’s impartiality.

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