CP-fueled missions to highlight Exhibit Hall
HOUSTON (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention's effectiveness in Gospel missions will be the focus of the Cooperative Program exhibit at the June 11-12 annual meeting in Houston, featuring interviews with international and North American missionaries, pastors and other ministry leaders.
Pastors at SBC to hear mission challenges
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) -- Opportunities for pastors to deepen their churches' missions involvement and leave a legacy will be highlighted during an IMB-sponsored breakfast and luncheon in conjunction with the SBC annual meeting in Houston.
Luter names Committee on Committees
HOUSTON, Texas (BP) -- Appointments to the Southern Baptist Convention's Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Fred Luter Jr.
2013 SBC Annual Meeting Program
TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 11, 2013 8:00 Worship through Music — Charles Billingsley, convention music director, worship pastor, Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va. 8:10 Call to Order — Fred Luter Jr., president, Southern Baptist Convention, senior pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, La. Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention — James H. (Jim) […]
WMU celebrates 125 years of missions
HOUSTON (BP) — A yearlong celebration of the 125th anniversary of WMU kicks off this year at the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting, June 9–10 in Houston. “When WMU organized in 1888, praying for and giving to missions was at the forefront of the women’s minds,” Wanda S. Lee, executive director/treasurer of national WMU, […]
Evangelists’ focus: Gospel contextualization
HOUSTON (BP) — Evangelizing North America — a continent where Christianity is declining — will undergird the “Run to the Darkness” theme of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists June 7-9 sessions in Houston. “What we’ve learned all over the world doing international missions is how to contextualize the Gospel, how to communicate the Gospel […]
WMU meeting schedule
WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting June 9–10, 2013 Hilton Americas Hotel Lanier Grand Ballroom—Level 4 1600 Lamar Street Houston, Texas Registration opens onsite at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 9. Preregistration is not required. A variety of breakout sessions will be offered on Monday, June 10, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Interactive exhibits […]
Ministries hold events for SBC attendees
HOUSTON (BP) — Several Christian ministries will offer events ranging from global missions to the Southern Baptist Convention’s future for messengers and others attending the SBC’s June 11-12 annual meeting in Houston. Among them: — The Fellowship of Baptist World Ministries will host a breakfast June 10 from 7-8:30 a.m. in Room 346A/B on Level […]
Native Americans take lead in outreach
HOUSTON (BP) — When Native Americans and those interested in Native American ministry gather for the June 10 meeting of the Fellowship of Native American Christians, they’ll be hearing about a paradigm shift and new strategy taking hold across the United States. Lac du Flambeau, Wis., is one example; Denver, another. “It’s important for Native […]
Filipinos to rally for church planting challenge
HOUSTON (BP) — The Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America will mark its 20th year as it meets Tuesday, June 11, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Houston. The group, with about 220 affiliated churches in the United States and Canada, will gather for a luncheon and meeting […]