For generations of Southern Baptist churches, the term “pastor” had a clear and rarely debated meaning. He was the man who preached on Sundays and led the church throughout the week. But with the rise of mega-churches inside and outside the SBC and the corresponding growth of church staffs, that simplicity has changed.
The Council, representing numerous language, ethnic, and racial fellowships within the SBC, explored how their churches can more fully participate in Convention processes and reflected on ways the Convention can better serve the needs of their respective churches.
Please, God, tell us . . . Are we really doing anything of significance?
SBC missions and ministries will be in the spotlight at the Cooperative Program stage in the exhibit hall at the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
Matters that will be addressed at the 2015 SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
Southern Baptist church leaders should pay attention to a situation that occurred earlier this year in Colorado, says Southern Baptist ethicist C. Ben Mitchell.
Pastors’ wives overall are happy with their roles, but it’s imperative that they build a support network outside the church for seasons of conflict, a study of pastors’ wives found.
The Asian American Advisory Council, representing numerous Asian cultures and language groups, identified a number of common challenges its churches must address if they are to survive and expand in the years to come.
Tucson Chinese Baptist Church serves through missions, church planting, community outreach, and giving to the Cooperative Program.
From its humble beginnings of three churches, the association, which may be Southern Baptists’ first affinity-based association, now includes seventy churches in ten North Carolina counties and two neighboring states.
This year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting will feature a “Sending Celebration” as the Convention’s two mission boards host a joint commissioning service.