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 …

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 …

B21 Podcast Featuring Dr. Al Mohler

NASHVILLE, TN — During the recent SBC Executive Committee meetings, Baptist21’s Nate Akin had the opportunity to interview Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr, President of SBTS and potential candidate for the 2020 SBC Presidential Election. During this interview with Dr. Mohler, the following important topics were addressed: The current state of the Southern Baptist Convention Dr. Mohler’s candidacy for SBC …

B21 Podcast: featuring Vance Pitman on his new book “Unburdened”

Long time friend of our podcast, pastor and author Vance Pitman, swung by to discuss his new work, Unburdened: Stop Living for Jesus So Jesus Can Live through You. Here’s a description of this new offering via Baker Publishing Group: Las Vegas pastor Vance Pitman spent almost a decade of his Christian journey trying hard to live the Christian life. …

B21 Podcast: Workplace Evangelism Featuring Jay Hartsfield

In the latest episode of the Baptist21 Podcast, we interviewed former missionary, and evangelism expert, Jay Hartsfield, on developing practices for workplace evangelism. As our society becomes more digital, less focused on interpersonal communication, coupled with the decline of “social religion“, personal evangelism can seem more daunting than in years past. Listen to this highly practical episode to learn how …

B21 Podcast Interview with SBC President JD Greear

This past week, we had the opportunity to connect with SBC President and Pastor of the Summit Church in Durham, NC, Dr. JD Greear. In this half hour interview, we covered a wide range of topics including encouraging/discouraging elements of the SBC, future aspirations for our denomination, along with advice that Dr. Greear would pass on to future SBC Presidents. …

B21 Podcast: SBC Recap with Danny Akin – Part 1

As we continue to dissect all that happened in Birmingham earlier this month, we felt it worthwhile to have a discussion with one of our denomination’s entity heads: Dr. Danny Akin, President of SEBTS. In this first episode of a two-part series, Dr. Akin and Nate discuss some of the big successes of the 2019 SBC Annual Meeting, along with …

Interview with Parliamentarian Amy Whitfield: A Helpful Guide to SBC 2019

We recently sat down for the B21 Podcast for a 2-part interview with Amy Whitfield who is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and who also serves as the Assistant Parliamentarian for the Southern Baptist Convention. In this interview, we talked with Amy about the upcoming SBC, the difference between motions and resolutions, election of …