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  • Ebook ‘Porn and the Pastor’ available now

    August 24 2018 by SBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Ebook ‘Porn and the Pastor’ available now

    A new ebook released Aug. 23 addresses the gravity of pornography addiction among pastors and outlines methods for fighting it. Porn and the Pastor: The Life and Death Consequences of Addiction in Ministry, edited by C. Jeffery Robinson and Garrett Kell, is published jointly by Southern Equip, …

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  • Dave Miller ‘on the recovery trail’ after cancer surgery

    August 17 2018 by Compiled by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dave Miller ‘on the recovery trail’ after cancer surgery

    Iowa pastor Dave Miller, president of last year’s Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference, has reported he is “on the recovery trail” after surgery to remove a cancerous tumor on his kidney June 26. Miller, senior pastor of Southern Hills Baptist Church in Sioux City, Iowa, underwent surgery to remove his gall bladder and spleen on May 3, when the tumor was discovered.

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  • Pastors’ wives speakers address ministry challenges

    June 15 2018 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware | with 0 comments
    Pastors’ wives speakers address ministry challenges

    Amid growing awareness of difficulties women often face in ministry, speakers at the 2018 Pastors’ Wives Conference reminded the audience they are God’s “beloved” amid ministry that can be both “brutal and beautiful.” The June 11 gathering in Dallas was held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, site of the June 12-13 SBC annual …

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  • Pastors’ Conf. encourages, inspires, elects Danny Wood president

    With the theme “Fulfill Your Ministry,” the Southern Baptist Convention’s Pastors’ Conference speakers sought to encourage and inspire pastors with their messages on Monday (June 11) – the second day of the event. Pastors also elected Danny Wood, senior pastor of Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., as president of the conference during the …

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  • Dave Miller, 2017 Pastors’ Conf. president, diagnosed with cancer

    Iowa pastor Dave Miller, president of last year’s Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference (SBPC), has been diagnosed with kidney cancer and will undergo surgery after the SBC’s June 12-13 annual meeting in Dallas. Miller reshaped the 2017 Pastors’ Conference in Phoenix toward …

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  • SBC travel scholarships available to small church pastors

    Pastors of smaller membership churches are eligible for help with expenses for attending the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting by applying through the Caskey Center for Church Excellence at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to qualified applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.

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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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  • N.C. Pastors’ Conference announces 2018 theme, speakers

    Matt Capps, president of the 2018 North Carolina Baptist Pastors’ Conference (NCPC), has announced the “expositional theme” of this year’s event: “7 Churches of Revelation.” The conference will take place Nov. 4-5 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C., coinciding with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting.

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  • Danny Wood to be SBC Pastors’ Conf. nominee

    March 8 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Danny Wood to be SBC Pastors’ Conf. nominee

    Danny Wood, pastor of Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference, according to an announcement by Texas pastor Gregg Matte. Matte, said Wood “has shined with integrity, love and wisdom” through more than 20 years at his current pastorate.

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  • Pastors’ Conference announces 2018 speakers, theme

    February 20 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pastors’ Conference announces 2018 speakers, theme

    “Fulfill Your Ministry!” will be the theme addressed by a diverse lineup of speakers at this year’s Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference June 10-11 in Dallas. Pastors’ Conference President H.B. Charles Jr. announced the theme, drawn from 2 Timothy 4:5, and speakers, half of whom are non-Anglo.

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  • 2017 SBC Pastors’ Conference issues financial report

    January 4 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    2017 SBC Pastors’ Conference issues financial report

    In what may be the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference’s first public financial report, 2017 conference president Dave Miller noted expenditures of just over $400,000 for the Phoenix gathering plus an additional $100,000 provided by the Cooperative Program to help pay for meeting space.

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  • Top SBC stories of 2017

    December 27 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Top SBC stories of 2017

    Biblical Recorder staff have collected the top stories from around the Southern Baptist Convention in 2017, which include LifeWay’s release of the Christian Standard Bible and a devastating massacre at a south Texas church.

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  • Pastor’s Conference to focus on God’s power

    August 21 2017 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Pastor’s Conference to focus on God’s power

    The theme of the 2017 North Carolina Pastor’s Conference is “I Need His Power,” according to conference president Timmy Blair. The supporting scripture text is Ephesians 6:10, “... be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.” “I want the pastors across North Carolina to come and be encouraged and challenged,” Blair said.

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  • Pastors’ wives urged to be ‘brave,’ engage culture

    June 22 2017 by Shannon Baker, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware | with 0 comments
    Pastors’ wives urged to be ‘brave,’ engage culture

    Be “brave” in sharing God’s truth to those outside and inside the church, especially in the face of today’s increasing intolerance toward Christianity, said several speakers during the 2017 Pastors’ Wives Conference. Based on Proverbs 31:25, “Brave” was the theme of this year’s conference.

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