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8 Reasons I’m Grateful For The 2017 SBC

  Another Southern Baptist Convention is behind us. Most of us have made our way back to our homes and are starting to engage in regular life. Hopefully, we are all returning encouraged and challenged to take greater steps forward for the sake of Christ’s kingdom. I pray that all of us have greater hearts […]

What’s Your Question?

  One of the best things about preparing for our panel each year is the opportunity to receive questions from pastors, denominational servants, and local church leaders all across the nation regarding the SBC. The discussion at this year’s panel will be “Faultlines in the SBC.” J.D. Greear, Danny Akin, Matt Chandler, Al Mohler, Russell Moore, and Kevin […]

Preparing for Phoenix: Pray for Unity

  Can you believe it? It is that time of year again when thousands of Southern Baptists will make their way to the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. This year the destination is Phoenix, and as always, this gathering of Southern Baptists is sure to make for some exciting memories. Will there be […]

Matt Chandler Joins the B21 Panel in Phoenix

  B21 is excited to unveil the next member of our panel at this year’s SBC in Phoenix. Matt Chandler is currently the Lead Teaching Pastor of the Village Church and the President of the Acts 29 Network. Matt is well-known as a pastor, author, and speaker, and is a leading influence on our next generation of […]

Kevin Smith Joins B21 Panel in Phoenix

B21 is excited to unveil the next member of our panel at this year’s SBC in Phoenix. Kevin Smith is currently the Executive Director of the General Mission Board of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, and we are very excited that he will be the first state executive to be on a B21 panel! Dr. […]

Send Phoenix: Catch the Vision at the SBC 2017

  The SBC is preparing for her Annual Meeting. Aside from being far west of the typical SBC footprint, and being a hot place for us baptists to gather, Phoenix is also one of the most unreached large cities in America. By any measure—city population, metro area or regional influence—Phoenix is a major North American […]

Sola Scriptura: The Primacy of Scripture in the Work of Missions

  It may seem obvious, but I’m going to say it anyway: the primacy and necessity of the Bible must never be assumed—especially in the Great Commission. The importance of keeping this truth ever before us cannot be overstated. As I write this from a plane in East Asia, I can’t help but reminisce over […]

Sunday is End-Times Warfare

  Mrs. Spencer sits in her pew, the same one she sits in every week, and takes out her Bible. She knows the time will come when the pastor will announce today’s text. Until then, she waits. The “Welcome” does not really apply to her, because the young pastor seems to want to make the […]

Southeastern Preview Days

  “I left Preview Day knowing that if I attended Southeastern, I would be changed and equipped to even more effectively make disciples.” – Yana, M.Div. in Christian Ministry   People often say that a visit to Southeastern was the reason they chose to pursue their education with us. Our Preview Days allow prospective students […]

3 Ways to Minister to Individuals with Special Needs

  In honor of World Down Syndrome Day we wanted to run this helpful and timely piece by Joseph Stegall, Lead Pastor of Providence Baptist Church in Nolensville, TN.   On March 29 2012, my life was changed forever.  That was the day that my wife gave birth to our fourth daughter, Eden, who was unexpectedly […]

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