B21 Virtual Prayer Meeting for the SBC Annual Meeting

B21 invites all Southern Baptists to set aside June 1st as a day of prayer for our upcoming annual meeting. To coincide with this day, there will be a virtual prayer meeting beginning at 2pm EST led by various Southern Baptist leaders. Although we are in contentious times, the Lord is still doing much through Southern Baptists for the propagation …

B21 Podcast with Mike Stone

Last month, we were able to connect with Pastor Mike Stone, SBC Presidential Candidate, to interview him for our podcast. During our conversation with Pastor Stone, we discussed a wide breadth of topics such as his reasons for running for president, who was nominating him, his involvement with the Conservative Baptist Network, where he hopes to see Southern Baptists go …

5 Ways to Make Southern Baptist Life Better

By Jed Coppenger The SBC has problems. Lots of them. If you’ve been around the SBC very long, that’s not a surprising statement. What is unique about our current situation is the nature of the topics around which we disagree—race, politics, women in ministry, handling abuse—and the intensity with which we disagree. People don’t just disagree with each other; they demonize their …

B21 Podcast with Ed Litton

As a voice for Southern Baptists, one of our goals for this current season is to interview all 4 SBC Presidential Candidates prior to the annual meeting later this June. In our first interview, we sat down with Dr. Litton to hear why he is running for SBC President, what he hopes to accomplish if elected, along with more information …

2021 B21 Lunch Panel

ANNOUNCEMENT: We will once again host our annual B21 Lunch Panel at the SBC Annual Meeting. This will be our 13th year hosting this panel. EVENT INFO: Join us Tuesday, June 15th, in Nashville, TN. This event will begin at the conclusion of the morning session and end prior to the start of the afternoon session, tentatively, (12PM – 2PM). For this …

B21 Podcast with Clint Darst

Pastor Clint Darst, a church planter from King’s Cross Church in Greensboro, NC, was our latest guest on the podcast. Topics discussed include encouraging/discouraging aspects of the SBC, Clint’s journey into the ministry, and lessons learned through leading a growing, multi-ethnic/multi-generational church. New episodes of our podcast go live every Tuesday. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to stay up-to-date with the …

B21 Podcast with Phil Newton

Pastor, author, professor, and church planter, Dr. Phil Newton, was our recent guest on the B21 Podcast. Dr. Newton has a wide breadth of experience in ministry and raising up future leaders. During our two part discussion, we spent much of our time together conversing on plurality in leadership, pastoring, complementarianism, the church, and more. As an author, Dr. Newton …

8 Strengths of Plural Leadership

By Branton Burleson Several years ago a pastor friend from a nearby Baptist church invited me to share with his congregation some biblical teaching on plural elder leadership. As I waited for the service to begin that evening, a display in the church’s foyer caught my attention. It was the original minutes from the founding meeting of the church in …

How An Ounce of Prevention Saves You Cash and Keeps You Healthy: Three reasons preventive care is the best medicine for your health and your wallet

By Scott Charbonneau, Managing Director of Insurance Business Development Did you know the most valuable benefit of almost any insurance plan is free? Nearly all major health plans include preventive care benefits with no out-of-pocket expenses when you seek care within your plan’s network. Plus, these benefits are built into all health plans that comply with the Affordable Care Act …