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2023 SBC Pastors’ Conference, Annual Meeting to stream live on ACTS2

NEW ORLEANS (BP) – As thousands of Southern Baptists make their way to the Crescent City for the 2023 SBC Pastors’ Conference and Annual Meeting, thousands of others who can’t be there in person will be able to watch the proceedings from home, even from their smart TV.

Each session of the pastors’ conference (Sunday-Monday, June 11-12) and the annual meeting (Tuesday-Wednesday, June 13-14) will be streamed live on the ACTS2 TV network. Viewers will have a variety of ways to tune in. 

“You can watch it on your laptop, but you can also watch it on the ACTS2 app, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku,” said Jon Graham, creator of ACTS2 and video producer for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board. “You can literally watch it in your living room,” he said.

The main sessions of the pastors’ conference and annual meeting will stream here, and will also be the most obvious options at the top of the app’s homepage.

To view the pastors’ conference sessions with open captions, go here.

To view the annual meeting business sessions with open captions, go here

Jonathan Howe, vice president for communications at the SBC Executive Committee, said ACTS2 has become “an integral ministry partner across the SBC.”

“The platform informs, educates, and entertains thousands of Southern Baptists every year,” Howe said. “We are delighted to have ACTS2 partner with us once again to stream the SBC Annual Meeting and Pastors’ Conference this year.

“It’s an accessible and easy-to-use platform that Southern Baptists across the country and around the world can use to stay engaged with the business in New Orleans.”

Sponsors for the SBC annual meeting streaming on ACTS2 include Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and WatersEdge Ministry Services, Howe said.

Since its launch in 2021, ACTS2 has quickly built a video catalog featuring a large variety of Christian content, including feature films, church services, devotional teaching, musical events, children’s programs and more. The past 12 years of SBC annual meetings are also archived for viewing on the app.

“We would love to add more churches,” Graham said. “We’re always trying to add. We want to get Baptists well represented and to feel like they have a home for media.”

Both men stressed the importance of Southern Baptists’ staying engaged in SBC business.

“We’re a congregational denomination,” Graham said. “The more involved we are in what’s going on, the better.”

“We’d love to have all Southern Baptists with us in New Orleans,” Howe said, “but for those who can’t make it, watching the stream on ACTS2 is a great way to stay engaged with our cooperative work.”