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.
Javier Chavez, a vice president of the Georgia Baptist Convention and pastor of Amistad Cristiana Internacional in Gainesville, began hosting meetings for Hispanic leaders last year. “We have stopped being many Hispanic churches and have become one Hispanic church,” he said. JAVIER CHAVEZ/Special GAINESVILLE – A group of college students will nominate Javier Chavez for […]
By Ronnie Floyd The SBC is a convention of churches. Churches plant churches, and churches send missionaries. Associations, state conventions, and national entities do not plant churches or send missionaries. These regional, statewide, and national Baptist bodies have the role of assisting churches in their Great Commission work. The local church is the headquarters of […]
Bill Townes addresses the SBC Executive Committee at the group’s February 2020 meeting. BP file photo By Jonathan Howe NASHVILLE — William “Bill” Townes, CFO of the SBC Executive Committee, announced his retirement from the post effective December 31, 2020. Townes and his wife DeAnna will relocate to Georgia to assist with care for their […]
“Georgia’s first-in-the-nation state chapter can serve as a model for others …”
By Ronnie FloydWords hurt people. I have been told for years and found it to be true personally, “Hurt people, hurt people.” When words are used about someone or to someone that defame, demean, or degrade them, hurt occurs.The toxic talk occurring across social media platforms relating to Southern Baptist matters and relationships is inexcusable. […]
Several things are clear: