SBC Life Articles

Conference Schedules

Pastors' Conference
June 13-14, 1999
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia

Empowered for Tomorrow

Sunday June 13, 1999

Session I 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Dr. Kie Bowman, pastor, Hyde Park Baptist Church, Austin, TX

Dr. Fred Lowery, pastor, First Baptist Church, Bossier City, LA

Dr. Morris H. Chapman, president and chief executive officer, Executive Committee of the SBC

Larry Burkett, president and founder, Christian Financial Concepts

Session II 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Dr. Bob Record, president, North American Mission Board of the SBC

Dr. Jay Strack, evangelist, Jay Strack Evangelistic Association

Dr. John Maxwell, founder, Injoy Ministries


Monday • June 14, 1999

Session III 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Troy Haas, IMB missionary, Kenya

Dr. Mark Corts, pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. O.S. Hawkins, president, Annuity Board of the SBC

Ed Young, pastor, Fellowship Church, Grapevine, TX

Session IV 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Dr. Richard Land, president, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC

Dr. Jerry Sutton, pastor, Two Rivers Baptist Church, Nashville, TN

Dr. Jimmy Draper, president, LifeWay Christian Resources of the SBC

Bob Wieland, Los Angeles, CA

Session V 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Dr. Jerry Rankin, president, International Mission Board of the SBC

Dr. Johnny Hunt, pastor, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA

Chuck Colson, founder, Prison Fellowship Ministries




WMU Annual Meeting
June 13-14, 1999
Wieuca Road Baptist Church
3626 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia

Strength for Today – Bright Hope for Tomorrow

Sunday Afternoon • June 13 • 2:00 p.m.

Theme Interpretation: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Karla Worley, Franklin, TN

Call to Order: Wanda Lee, Columbus, GA

Patterns of Music: Karla Worley

Announcements and Introductions

Welcome: Dr. James King, Pastor, Wieuca Road Baptist Church

Special Music: Wieuca Road Baptist Church Choir

Message: Paul Kaneshiro, chaplain in Hawaii

Prayertime: Barbara Joiner, Columbiana, AL


Sunday Evening • June 13 • 7:30 p.m.

Theme Interpretation: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Choir, Wieuca Road Baptist Church

Patterns of Music: Karla Worley

Introductions and Announcements


Message: Sherri, Last Frontier missionary

Offering for Vision Fund

Acteens Panelists

Special Music: Choir, Wieuca Road Baptist Church

Message: Calvin Miller, Birmingham, AL

Prayertime: Mary B. Hunt, Roland, N.C.

Monday Morning • June 14 • 9:15 a.m.

Theme Interpretation: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Karla Worley

Patterns of Music: Karla Worley

Introductions and Announcements

Message: Rich and Ellen Burnette, Thailand


Business – Election of Officers

Special Music: Wieuca Road Baptist Church Choir

Executive Director Report: Dellanna O'Brien, Birmingham, AL

Prayertime: Stuart Calvert, Boaz, AL


Monday Afternoon • June 14 • 1:30 p.m.

Theme Interpretation: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Karla Worley

Patterns of Music: Karla Worley

Introductions and Announcements

Introduction of Local Arrangements Committee


Special Music: Wieuca Road Baptist Church Choir

President's Address: Wanda Lee

Prayertime: Denise George, Birmingham, AL


Monday Evening • June 14 • 7:00 p.m.

Theme Interpretation: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Bill O'Brien, Birmingham, AL

Patterns of Music: Karla Worley

Introductions and Announcements

Message: Dottie Williamson, Columbia, SC

Special Music: Bill O'Brien

Special Recognition of Retirement of Dellanna O'Brien

Prayertime: Patsy Davis, Women's Department, Baptist World Alliance



Conference of Associational Directors of Missions
June 13-14, 1999
Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

Leading Your Association into a New Century

Sunday Morning • June 13 • 9:45 a.m.

9:45 – Pre-service Music, R.L. and Beth Sigrest

Worship – Ed Copeland, Leader

Don Gillis, Preacher, Miami Valley/Southwestern Associations, Hamilton, Ohio

11:45Lunch – Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel, Sponsored by Annuity Board, SBC


Sunday Afternoon • June 13 • 1:00 p.m.

1:00Session I – Presiding, Ed Gilman

Music / Pianist – Doc Lindsey


Welcome to Atlanta – Joel Harrison

Recognition of New DoMs – Don Beall

Leadership for a New Century:

Associational Strategy Team, NAMB – Bob Franklin and Team

Lifeway Christian Resources, SBC – John Gardner

Question and Answer Time

Business Session Reports:

Audit Committee – Ed Copeland

DoM Viewpoint – Gerald Jeffries

Secretary – Ernest Sadler

Administrator/Treasurer – Charles Nunn

Retired DoM Fellowship – Jim Smithwick

Orientation Committee – Bill Smith

Continuing Education – Nodell Dennis

Seminary Extension – Edward Thiele

On Missions Celebration – Kenny Rains

3:00 Break – Sponsored by Council of Baptist Associations of Metro Atlanta

3:30Session II – Presiding, Ed Copeland


IMB, President – Jerry Rankin

Testimony: "Retired But Not Rusted" – Leon Boyd

Miscellaneous Business

Annuity Board, SBC, President – O. S. Hawkins


Sunday Evening • June 13 • 6:00 p.m.

6:00Banquet – Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel, Sponsored by Annuity Board, SBC

Presiding – Ed Gilman


Recognition of DoM Anniversaries – Don Beall

Music – Bill Coen

Recognition of Retiring DoMs – Charles Nunn

Music – Bill Coen

Guest Speaker – John Maxwell


Monday Morning • June 14 • 8:30 a.m.

8:30Session III – Presiding, Ed Gilman


Stewardship Revivals 2000 – David Carter

Church Planting in Montana – Darwin Payton

Business Session Reports:

Budget Committee – Don Beall

Nominating Committee – Jim Freedman

Miscellaneous Business

Church Planting For A New Century – Rick Warren

Church Planter Management System – Tom Cheyney

10:00Break – Sponsored by Georgia Baptist Missionary Fellowship

10:30Session IV – Presiding, Don Beall

President's Address – Ed Gilman

Recognitions – Charles Nunn

Installation of New Officers – David Dean

Concluding Remarks – Ed Gilman



African American Fellowship, SBC

His Tears, Our Task!

Sunday Evening • June 13 • 5:00 p.m.

Sandtown Baptist Church
Dr. Willie McPherson, Pastor
5450 Campbellton Rd. S. W.
Atlanta, GA 30331

Speaker – Rev. Ray Jones,Fremont Bible Baptist Church, Fremont, CA

Monday Morning • June 14 • 10:00 a.m.

Pastors Meeting
Georgia Dome

Monday Noon • June 14 • 12:00 – 2:30 p.m.

African American Fellowship Luncheon
Georgia Dome

For additional information contact Ethel Williams – IMB, SBC by calling 1-800-999-3113, ext. 1423 or e-mail at [email protected].



Evangelistic Events Sponsored Jointly by Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists and the Evangelism Department of the North American Mission Board

Saturday Evening • June 12 • 7:00 p.m
Concert in Centennial Olympic Park featuring THIRD DAY and SMALL TOWN POETS. Admission is free!

Sunday Morning • June 13 • 9:15 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship in Centennial Olympic Park with Bible Teacher, John Phillips and evangelist Glenn Sheppard. Also, the worship team from Fortified Hills Baptist Church, Smyrna, GA, and the Stone Brothers.

Tuesday Evening • June 15 • 10:00 p.m.
PRAISE IN THE PARK in Centennial Olympic Park featuring Anthony Burger, pianist for Bill Gaither's Homecomings, the best of the COSBE music evangelists, and the COSBE Praise Band. Audience participation is welcome!



Southern Baptist Minister's Wives Luncheon
Tuesday, June 15, Noon
Georgia World Congress Center Ballroom

Renewal on the Run

Speaker: Jill Briscoe

Tickets are $10. Please order before June 1 by sending payment with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Mrs. Diane Newell, 8649 Autumn Green Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

    About the Author

  • SBC Staff