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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 […]

How Expository Preaching Could Change the World

How Expository Preaching Could Change the World by Daniel Darling  As someone who believes the church should be about gospel proclamation and social action that obeys Jesus’ command to love our neighbor as ourselves, I encourage pastors to be unafraid to discuss important cultural issues in the pulpit. If people cannot find guidance on how […]

Message Mondays: “Grace Changes Everything” by Clint Darst

This week’s Sermon Name: Pastor Clint Darst Clint has been married to his best friend, Rachel, for 10+ years. They have 3 children. Clint has been in vocational ministry for more than a decade and is finishing up his M.Div from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Previously, he worked for Campus Outreach as a Campus Director […]

What Does It Take to Raise Children in the Church?

  God has entrusted parents and churches with the blessing and responsibility of raising up infants and children to love and know him. But this is often easier said than done. Complicating that, Christians affirm different perspectives on the theology and ministry as it relates to infants and children. Common questions that come up are: […]

J.D. Greear Joins the B21 Panel in Phoenix

B21 is excited to unveil the next member of our panel at this year’s SBC in Phoenix. J.D. Greear is currently Pastor of the Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Listed as one of Outreach magazine’s “top 25 fastest-growing churches in America” for many years running, the Summit is also one of the SBC’s most effective sending churches, having sent out more […]

Additional Tickets Made Available for our Panel SBC 2017

Thanks to you our lunch panel at the SBC in Phoenix has sold out in record time! We want to make sure any and all who want to join us will have the chance, so we’ve made additional tickets available for the weeks leading up to the event. We will have “Admission and Lunch” tickets for $25, the […]

Global Hunger Relief Run 2017

  I was 21-years-old and 2 weeks into my first real job. After a few days of manual labor at the Nashville Convention Center, I found myself standing in the exhibit area of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission talking about an organization that I was only beginning to understand. I may have been underprepared […]

Register Today for our 2017 SBC Lunch Panel!

  Summer is fast approaching, which means the most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner—the Southern Baptist Convention. And B21 is once again providing the best way to spend your Tuesday lunch break! Each year at our panel we have gathered around open dialogue with key leaders in the SBC about […]

Executive Committee Young Leaders Survey

  Young Pastors/Leaders in the SBC, The Executive Committee is making great strides to engage with the younger generation of leaders within the SBC. Spearheaded by the the Young Leader Advisory Council, they are striving to foster vibrant participation within Southern Baptist life among young leaders including pastors, denominational servants and others. Will you help out?  They’ve drafted a quick […]

The ERLC, Prestonwood, And The Mission

Since 1845, Southern Baptist’s have focused on “… eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the Baptist denomination of Christians, for the propagation of the gospel….” While it’s true that our faithfulness to this cooperative mission has varied over the years, it’s hard not to be overwhelmed with gratitude for the grace of God so […]

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