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FIRST-PERSON: Kickoff in Columbus

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ronnie Floyd is president of the Southern Baptist Convention and pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) — We are at the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting this week. This is an important week in the life of Southern Baptists. Many will be joining us, and for that I am grateful.

For those unable to be in Columbus, you can watch the events live at sbcannualmeeting.net or the Tuesday prayer service delayed on DayStar Television Network at 7:30 p.m. CST.

Tuesday’s highlights

Tuesday will be an impactful day. You can see the full schedule here. Below are a few highlights:

9:30 a.m. EST — Presidential address

1:30 p.m. EST — Our business meeting formally begins. Ninety percent of our major business will be conducted on Tuesday afternoon, which is unique to this year.

6:30 p.m. EST — A National Call for Prayer to All Southern Baptists for the Next Great Awakening and to Reach the World for Christ. Read more here.

Our annual meeting continues on Wednesday. Don’t miss what God will do in these days in Columbus!

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