By Scott Barkley NASHVILLE (BP) – Following the release of a video showing similarities in a sermon, SBC President Ed Litton and his predecessor J.D. Greear said Litton had sought and received permission to use material from a sermon earlier preached by Greear. The video, which was released Thursday (June 24), contains six minutes, 57 […]
Editor’s note: J.D. Greear is pastor of The Summit Church in Durham, N.C., and president of the Southern Baptist Convention. By J.D. Greear, DURHAM, N.C. (BP) – John Wesley famously said, “God does nothing in the world except in answer to prayer.” That’s probably an overstatement, but the apostles’ experience in Acts verifies at least […]
By Jonathan Howe DURHAM, N.C. (BP) – SBC President J.D. Greear announced Monday (Sept. 14) that the theme for the 2021 Annual Meeting will be “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Greear said the theme is designed to encourage Southern Baptists to show how we should treat each other and what we should be known for. […]
“When it comes to all the issues that are in front of us, that’s really what’s driving us.”
If Southern Baptists’ unity is built on “all of us agreeing on everything, then there really is no hope for us all,” said J.D. Greear, Southern Baptist Convention president, during his address to the SBC Executive Committee on Sept. 17. MORRIS ABERNATHY/Baptist Press By Grace Thornton NASHVILLE (BP) — If Southern Baptists’ unity is built […]
“We have seen the limitations of the megachurch and large-audience evangelism.
…”the only thing that can unite us and move us in mission – the Gospel.”
“I believe our best days of cooperative mission are ahead of us…”