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Revitalization with Dr. Andy Davis – B21 Podcast – Part 1

Dr. Andy Davis is an author, professor, and founder of Two Journeys Ministry–an organization helping pastors in their personal sanctification and gospel advancement. He’s also the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Durham, NC, a congregation he took through a major revitalization process, some years ago. Baptist21’s Nate Akin sat down with Dr. Davis for […]

Danny Akin – Raising a Missional Family – via TGC

One of our favorite segments from the 2019 TGC National Conference included Dr. Danny Akin’s talk “Little Global Hearts: How to Give Kids a Vision for the World”. In this session, Dr. Akin provided some very practical steps we can all implement to help our families gain a better understanding for living on mission. Having […]

Baptist Ecclesiology: with Dr. John Hammett

Dr. John Hammett is the Senior Professor of Systematic Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and few have contributed more to Baptist ecclesiological studies. In our latest episode of the B21 podcast, Nate Akin converses with Dr. Hammet on ecclesiology, regenerate church membership, and what Akin believes to be the single best ecclesiology book on […]

Lessons Learned in Church Planting

Our friends at the Pillar Network sat down with church planter Fabian Portunato, lead pastor of Revolution Church in Miami, Florida, to discuss one thing he knows now that he wishes he knew prior to launching. Watch his response below.

Top 5 Posts of 2018

As the writer of Ecclesiastes reminds us, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens“. If you’re like many, perhaps at the end of each year you too like to ponder the past twelve months.  We at Baptist21 are no different. As each year sunsets, we find it […]

Leading Towards Greater Diversity

    While speaking at the 2018 Unite Conference, church planter Clint Darst, spoke on some of the important steps needed to help leads one’s church towards greater ethnic diversity. We at Baptist21 found this brief talk to be of value, and we hope you and your elder teams will as well. To learn more […]

Mergers – Breakout Session from Unite 2018

Four years into a stagnant church plant, the leaders of Cross Fellowship knew something had to be done… Providentially, God provided a solution at just the right time: a merger with a new, like-minded church plant team. A year later, the two congregations are fully united, meeting in a new, downtown facility, reaching the lost, and […]

B21 Panel at Unite 2018 – The State of the SBC

On October 16th, in Raleigh, NC, Baptist21 hosted a special panel during the Pillar Network‘s annual Unite Conference. This panel was led by Nate Akin, featuring pastor and seminary professor, Dwayne Milioni, church planter, Chul Yoo, and SEBTS president, Danny Akin. A spectrum of topics was addressed during this session, but the general focus returned […]

Persevering in Family – Session II from the 2018 Unite Conference

Have you ever felt the pressure from balancing family, the legitimate needs of your flock, and your responsibility to faithfully prepare a sermon for Sunday? We’ve all been there at some point… If you’re struggling with this now, please take the time to listen to this powerful sermon by Pastor Jose Abella, delivered at the Unite Conference […]

Persevering in the Ministry – Session I from the 2018 Unite Conference

  Last week marked the 6th annual Unite Conference, hosted by the Pillar Network in joint partnership with Baptist21. While this conference addressed a wide variety of subject matters pertinent to pastors and church planters alike, the primary focus emphasized persevering in the ministry. The conference speakers provided numerous insights to help us run faithful races […]

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