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2007 SBC Annual Meeting


Tuesday Morning, June 12

Lord, Transform Your Churches

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock, I will build My church, and the forces of Hades will not overpower it. ~ Matthew 16:18 (Holman Christian Standard Bible)

8:00 Inspirational Music – The Exaltation Choir, Gary Hallquist, minister of music and worship, Taylors First Baptist Church, Taylors, SC, and Worship Team and Band, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA

8:10 Congregational Praise and Worship – Scott C. White, Convention music director, senior minister of music and worship, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA

8:15 Call to Order – Frank Page, president, Southern Baptist Convention, pastor, Taylors First Baptist Church, Taylors, SC

Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention – James H. (Jim) Wells, SBC registration secretary, director of missions, Tri County Baptist Association, Nixa, MO

8:20 Prayer – Daniel R. Sanchez, professor of missions, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX

8:25 Committee on Order of Business (First Report) – Allan Blume, chairman, pastor, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Boone, NC

8:30 Welcome – James W. (Jim) Richards, executive director, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Grapevine, TX

8:35 Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials, Resolutions, and Tellers – Frank Page

8:40 Introduction of Motions – Frank Page

9:05 Congregational Praise and Worship – Scott C. White

9:10 Music Feature – The Exaltation Choir

9:15 Recognition of the 300th Anniversary of Baptist Associations – Tom Biles, president, Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Directors of Missions, director, Tampa Bay Baptist Association, Tampa, FL

9:30 Local Arrangements Committee Presentation – John R. (Jack) Wilkerson, vice president for business and finance, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, TN

9:35 Crossover Evangelism Report – Gary Hollingsworth, senior director for cultural evangelism, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA

9:40 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) – Morris H. Chapman, president, Nashville, TN

10:40 Committee on Nominations Report – Thomas W. Fountain, Sr., chairman, pastor, Southside Baptist Church, Opp, AL

10:50 Congregational Praise and Worship – Scott C. White

Music Feature – The Exaltation Choir

11:00 Time of Prayer – Rosevelt Morris, director, Office of Prayer and Spiritual Awakening, South Carolina Baptist Convention, Columbia, SC

11:05 SBC President's Address – Frank Page

11:45 Benediction – Ben Brammer, senior pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, NC

Tuesday Afternoon, June 12

Lord, Bring Us to Confession and Repentance

and [if] My people who are called by My name humble themselves, pray and seek My face, and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land. ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14 (HCSB)

1:25 Inspirational Music – Scott C. White, Worship Team and Band, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA

1:35 Prayer – Quinton Moss, pastor, Unity Baptist Church, Little Rock, AR

1:40 Woman's Missionary Union Report – Wanda S. Lee, executive director-treasurer, Birmingham, AL

1:50 SBC Historical Library and Archives Report – R. Albert (Al) Mohler, Jr., chairman, Council of Seminary Presidents, president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

1:55 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Second Report)

Referrals/Introduction of Motions – Allan Blume

2:10 Executive Committee Report (Part 2) – Morris H. Chapman

2:40 Time of Prayer – T. W. Hunt, speaker-author, Spring, TX

2:45 Election of Officers (First)

2:55 Worship in Music – Wings of Morning, music and media missionaries, Woodstock, GA

3:00 Special Guest

3:20 Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Report – Jeff Iorg, president, Mill Valley, CA

3:35 LifeWay Christian Resources Report – Thom S. Rainer, president and CEO, Nashville, TN

3:50 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation – Thom S. Rainer

4:10 Congregational Praise and Worship – Dan Liles, minister of music, First Baptist Church, Grapevine, TX

4:15 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity) – Frank Page

4:40 Time of Prayer – John Franklin, president, John Franklin Ministries, Nashville, Tennessee

4:45 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report – Paige Patterson, president, Fort Worth, TX

5:00 Election of Officers (Second)

5:15 Benediction – Darey Kittle, pastor, Salem Baptist Church, Dalton, GA

Tuesday Evening, June 12

Lord, Unite Us in a Cooperative Mission Task

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. ~Acts 1:8 (HCSB)

6:30 Concert of Praise – Combined Choirs: First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA, Scott C. White, senior minister of music and worship; Taylors First Baptist Church, Taylors, SC, Gary Hallquist, minister of music and worship; First Baptist Church, Grapevine, TX, Dan Liles, minister of music; Castle Hills First Baptist Church, San Antonio, TX, Joel Allen, minister of music and worship; Worship Team and Band, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA

6:40 Prayer – Loui Canchola, senior pastor, Cornerstone Church, McAllen, TX

6:45 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report (Celebrating its 60th Anniversary) – Richard D. Land, president, Nashville, TN

6:55 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation – Richard D. Land

7:15 Election of Officers (Third)

7:25 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Third Report) – Allan Blume

7:35 Previously Scheduled Business – Frank Page

8:00 Congregational Praise and Worship – Jason Breland, worship pastor, First Baptist North Mobile, Saraland, AL

8:05 Music Feature – Combined Choirs

8:10 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Report – Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., president, New Orleans, LA

8:25 Time of Prayer – Gregory Frizzell, prayer and spiritual awakening specialist, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

8:30 Congregational Praise and Worship – Travis Cottrell, Christian music artist, Nashville, TN

Special Music – Travis Cottrell & combined choirs

8:45 International Mission Board – Jerry A. Rankin, president, Richmond, VA

8:55 International Mission Board Presentation – Jerry A. Rankin

9:15 Benediction – Bobbye (Mrs. Jerry A.) Rankin, Richmond, VA

Wednesday Morning, June 13

Lord, Send Revival to Our Convention

and [if] My people who are called by My name humble themselves, pray and seek My face, and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land. ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14 (HCSB)

8:00 Concert of Praise – The Immanuel Choir and Orchestra, Jeff Bumgardner, minister of worship, Immanuel Baptist Church, Highland, CA

8:15 Prayer – Bong Hee Han, pastor, Tyler Korean Baptist Church, Tyler, TX

8:20 Welcome – Charles R. Wade, executive director, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Dallas, TX

8:25 Election of Officers (Fourth)

8:35 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Fourth Report) – Allan Blume

8:55 Previously Scheduled Business

9:10 Committee on Resolutions (First Report) – J. Gerald Harris, chairman, editor, The Christian Index, Duluth, GA

9:40 The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Report – R. Albert (Al) Mohler Jr., president, Louisville, KY

9:55 Congregational Praise and Worship – Jeff Bumgardner

10:00 Music Feature – The Immanuel Choir and Orchestra

10:05 Challenge – David Garrison, regional leader of the South Asia region, International Mission Board, Richmond, VA

10:25 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report – R. Philip (Phil) Roberts, president, Kansas City, MO

10:40 Election of Officers (Fifth)

10:50 Committee on Committees Report – John C. Bryan, chairman, senior pastor, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA

11:00 GuideStone Financial Resources Report – O. S. Hawkins, president, Dallas, TX

11:15 Prayer Time – Eddie Cox, director, International Prayer Strategy Office, International Mission Board, Richmond, VA

11:20 Congregational Praise and Worship – L. Lavon Gray, minister of music and worship, First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS

11:25 Music Feature – The Immanuel Choir and Orchestra

11:30 Convention Message – Rob Zinn, senior pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Highland, CA

12:05 Benediction – Fermín A. Whittaker, executive director, California Southern Baptist Convention, Fresno, CA

Wednesday Evening, June 13

Lord, Energize Our Evangelistic Efforts

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. ~ Acts 1:8 (HCSB)

6:00 Concert of Praise – Combined Choirs: First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA; Taylors First Baptist Church, Taylors, SC; First Baptist Church, Grapevine, TX; Castle Hills First Baptist Church, San Antonio, TX; Worship Team and Band, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA

6:10 Prayer – R. James Shupp, senior pastor, Castle Hills First Baptist Church, San Antonio, TX

6:15 Presentation of Outgoing Officers – Frank Page

6:20 Presentation of New Officers – Morris H. Chapman

6:25 Recognition of Former SBC Presidents – Frank Page

6:35 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Report – Daniel L. (Danny) Akin, president, Wake Forest, NC

6:50 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Fifth Report)

Election of 2008 Convention Sermon Preacher, Alternate, and Music Director – Allan Blume

7:00 Previously Scheduled Business – Frank Page

7:15 Committee on Resolutions (Final Report) – J. Gerald Harris, chairman, editor, The Christian Index, Duluth, GA

7:40 Congregational Praise and Worship – Travis Cottrell

Special Music – Travis Cottrell

7:50 Challenge – Ed Stetzer, missiologist and senior director, Center for Missional Research, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA

8:10 Concert of Praise – Combined Choirs and Travis Cottrell

8:30 North American Mission Board Report – Geoffrey A. Hammond, president, Alpharetta, GA

8:40 North American Mission Board Presentation – Geoffrey A. Hammond

9:00 Benediction – Gary Bowlin, evangelist, president, Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists, Summit, MS

Note: This is not the official, final SBC program and is subject to change and revision.

 


 

Preschool Childcare

Childcare for infants through 3-year-olds will be available from Sunday afternoon through Wednesday. Go to www.sbcannualmeeting.net and click on "Children" for more information.

Children's Conferences

Children ages 4-12 will be part of the age-graded children's conferences at the SBC annual meeting in San Antonio. For more information go to www.sbcannualmeeting.net and click on "Children."

Youth SBC Fuge

For more information go to www.sbcannualmeeting.net, click on "Events," and go to "2007 Centrifuge @ SBC."

Rental Car

A rental car contract is in place. Go to www.sbcannualmeeting.net and click on "Lodging," then click on "Car Rental Discounts."

Hotel Shuttle Service

The four adjacent hotels will not be shuttled since they are within easy walking distance:
Marriott Rivercenter
Marriott Riverwalk
Hilton Palacio del Rio
La Quinta Inn and Suites Convention Center

The remaining official SBC downtown hotels and those at the airport will be shuttled.

The shuttle service will be complimentary on Sunday afternoon, June 10, 2007. Tickets ($10) can be purchase in the information area at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Tickets will be required Monday, June 11, through Wednesday, June 13. Children under 12 years of age ride free.

San Antonio Tours

Area tours are available Sunday and Wednesday afternoons, 2-5 p.m. For complete information, go to www.sbcannualmeeting.net and click on "San Antonio, TX Attractions Guide," or call Daisy Tours at 1-800-285-8601.

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