Family Under Pressure – FREE Online Event – May 12th

Join Us – May 12th from 8-9PM for a FREE webinar with Dr. Danny Akin and Dr. Mark Liederbach from Southeastern Seminary. Together, with their wives (Charlotte Akin & Harriette Liederbach), they will explore pertinent issues related to leading marriages and families during difficult days, such as our current pandemic. The format will include questions fielded by our host, Baptist21’s Nate Akin, …

B21 Podcast: Regenerate Church Membership Part I

Dive deeper with us as we continue to explore Regenerate Church Membership with Pastor Nathan Rose in our latest B21 Podcast episode. As an auxiliary resource to our Being Baptist in the 21st Century series, we’ve recorded podcasts with several of our series authors. These podcasts will follow the initial blog post, dovetailing to the key points made in each …

Being Baptist in the 21st Century: Distinctives Podcast with Dr. Finn

In the second part of our interview with provost and historian, Dr. Nathan Finn, we continue discussing Baptist distinctives and contemporary issues surrounding them. Click here to listen the first installment of this podcast featuring Dr. Finn and B21’s Nate Akin. For future content critical to Southern Baptists, be sure to SUBSCRIBE to us at iTunes, Spotify or Google. You …

B21 Podcast: COVID-19 and the Cancellation of SBC 2020 with Dr. Ronnie Floyd

In this episode of the B21 Podcast, we discuss with Dr. Ronnie Floyd how the decision to cancel SBC 2020 was made, the implications of it for SBC business and decision making, and 2 potential amendments to the SBC Constitution from last year’s Annual Meeting. We also covered claims that our officers constitutionally should not serve another year, Vision 2025, and …

The Pillar Network Discusses COVID-19

One of B21’s partner organizations, the Pillar Church Planting Network, recently hosted a Zoom conversation with around 50 SBC pastors on how they’re addressing the COVID-19 outbreak. Beyond exploring some practical approaches, much of this talk focused on the theological/ecclesiological reasons for engaging certain practices as well as encouragement towards personal soul care. Dr. Matt Rogers, a church planter, missiologist, …

B21 Podcast: Interview with JD Greear on the Cancellation of SBC 2020

Earlier this week, the news broke that the 2020 SBC Annual Meeting in Orlando had been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. Such an alteration to the functioning of our convention naturally raises a number of questions for Southern Baptists. To help address such inquiries, SBC President, JD Greear, joined B21’s Nate Akin for the latest episode of the Baptist21 …

2020 SBC Annual Meeting – CANCELLED

Earlier today, SBC Executive Committee President, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, notified the public that the forthcoming SBC Annual Meeting, scheduled June 9-10 in Orlando, FL, has been officially cancelled. Like many other events throughout our world today, the COVID-19 outbreak is the source of this closure. Writing in an official notification email, Dr. Floyd remarked, “In light of the COVID-19 global …

B21 Podcast Featuring Dr. Jason Allen

Baptist21’s Jed Coppenger and Nate Akin had the joy of interviewing Dr. Jason K. Allen, President of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a few weeks ago in Nashville. During their brief time together, several critical topics were explored, such as the current atmosphere in our denomination, the new Conservative Baptist Network, and ways Southern Baptists can disagree without being so disagreeable. …

B21 Podcast Featuring Dr. Ronnie Floyd

Dr. Ronnie Floyd is the current President of the SBC Executive Committee, a former SBC President, a noted author, and a retired Senior Pastor who served Christ’s Bride for close to 43 years. Early this month, we were able to meet up with Dr. Floyd for an interview concerning his new 5-year vision for the SBC. Other topics addressed include …

The Conservative Baptist Network: 3 Observations

A new network launched this past week called the “Conservative Baptist Network.” Led, it seems, by Pastor Brad Jurkovich, it is described as “a partnership of Southern Baptists where all generations are encouraged, equipped, and empowered to bring positive, biblical solutions that strengthen the SBC in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission and influence culture.” It’s not clear yet …