SBC’s motion on Deaf resources highlights ‘tremendous need’
NASHVILLE (BP) – John Blackmon’s father-in-law couldn’t hear the message, but its boldness and life-changing capability rang through loud and clear two weeks before he died.
WMU illustrates value of children’s missions discipleship
NASHVILLE (BP) – “We have more knowledge at our fingertips than ever before, but our kids and grandkids still need us to teach them about certain things, and missions is one of those things,” said Sandy Wisdom-Martin, executive director of national WMU, as she addressed messengers and guests at the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting June 16. “When we were growing up, many of us learned about missions. It changed our worldview and our view of the world.
Southern Baptists minister to Music City Center workers during annual meeting
NASHVILLE (BP) – As Southern Baptists from across the country gathered for the annual meeting last week, many were intentional about sharing the love of Jesus with the staff at the Music City Center.
Through refugee simulation, youth at SBC meeting grow in compassion
NASHVILLE (BP) – Among the new words students attending the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting learned were “Dermici” for listen, “yoma” for clock, “Lamichca” for calendar and “itumba” for computer.
FIRST-PERSON: A few highlights from 2021 SBC Annual Meeting
NASHVILLE (BP) – While the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting is now part of our history, let’s not forget a few of the great highlights. We each will remember some things personally and we will discover others as we dialogue with friends. I want to share a few special highlights I believe are worthy of mention.
Seminaries celebrate God’s blessings, honor alumni at SBC luncheons
NASHVILLE (BP) – The six Southern Baptist seminaries hosted luncheons for both alumni and friends during the lunch break Wednesday, June 16, -- the second day of the two-day 2021 SBC Annual Meeting. Seminary presidents addressed the crowds with updates from their respective schools, recognized distinguished alumni and welcomed guests.
VISION STAGE: Advancing the vision
NASHVILLE (BP) – The Vision Stage in the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting exhibit hall saw approximately two dozen different panels over three days discuss topics ranging from the sending missionaries to leading a church in a post-pandemic world – all with a focus on the Great Commission.
IMB panel emphasizes Southern Baptists’ involvement in past, present and future of missions
NASHVILLE (BP) – Directly following the IMB report on Tuesday, June 15, at the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting, IMB President Paul Chitwood hosted a panel discussion featuring global highlights of God’s work through IMB around the world.
VISION STAGE: Panelists highlight the SBC’s growing diversity
Leaders discuss diversity in the SBC in several panel discussions on the Vision Stage in the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting exhibit hall.
Largest SBC gathering in 25 years spurred by first-time messengers, geographical proximity to Nashville
NASHVILLE (BP) – Last week’s 2021 SBC Annual Meeting was the largest since 1995, and much of that had to do with the location and the involvement of first-time messengers to the convention.