NASHVILLE (BP) – Jason Lumpkin, campus pastor for Woodstock Church in Austell, Ga., has been appointed to serve as a teller for the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting, which will be held June 15-16 in Nashville. SBC President J.D. Greear announced the tellers on Monday. “As we come together as Great Commission Baptists at this year’s […]
NASHVILLE (BP) – Anna Harvey, a member of the staff at Hebron Church in Dacula, Ga., has been appointed to serve on the 2021 Registration Committee for the SBC Annual Meeting set for June 15-16 in Nashville. SBC President J.D. Greear announced Harvey and other appointees to the committee on Monday. “As always, this year’s […]
NASHVILLE – Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear has announced the 68 members of the Committee on Committees that will meet prior to the SBC Annual Meeting in Nashville June 15-16. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in Durham, N.C., has named Meredith Cook, a member of Neartown Church in Houston, as chair of this […]
By George SchroederAssociate Vice President for Convention News, SBC Executive Committee NASHVILLE – The 2021 SBC Annual Meeting will move to the Music City Center in downtown Nashville June 15-16, the SBC Executive Committee announced today (April 15). According to Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee, the shift was made in […]
By Tom StrodeWashington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – Southern Baptist leaders and other religious liberty advocates applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest decision supporting the free exercise of religion in the face of government restrictions related to COVID-19. In a ruling issued late April 9, the high court granted an injunction blocking enforcement of […]
SPECIAL/Baptist Press By Scott BarkleyNational Correspondent, Baptist Press NASHVILLE – The year is 2041. What do we want the Southern Baptist Convention to look like? More importantly, what steps can we take today to get us there? That scenario serves as the motivation for the SBC Young Leader Pipeline initiative, an effort geared toward Southern […]
Last week, I introduced Vision 2025 and our opportunity to cooperate as Baptists on five strategic actions to stand tall with a passionate vision of reaching every person for Jesus Christ in every town, every city, every state, and every nation. Being all in on Vision 2025 begins now. I believe our five Strategic Actions […]
Southern Baptist Convention Presidential nominee Mike Stone, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear, was interviewed by former Christian Index editor Gerald Harris.
The North American Mission Board has filed a motion for a stay in a lawsuit involving a former Southern Baptist leader in order to appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States.
A state convention leader has publicly challenged the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for stating that there is a denominational hierarchy in an amicus brief filed by the SBC entity in August.
“I want to fly the flags of conviction very clearly.”