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 and easy survey and your …

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 evident in the SBC’s impact …

Lessons Learned From Church Revitalization Part 2: Lead Your People

  I recently completed my first six months of my first pastorate in a position that would probably be characterized by the experts as a “revitalization effort.” I had done my research. I had read up on church revitalization, what to do in your first six months, how to shape gospel-centered ministries, etc. But of all the thoughts, plans, etc. …

SEBTS GO Certificates

  Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary wants to come alongside you to help equip your church for ministry. That’s why we’ve created the Southeastern GO Certificates—education to help small group leaders, Sunday school teachers and more become more effective in their ministries. GO Certificates offer the opportunity to have sound teaching and practical application in a format that will fit the …

Sailhamer Eulogy

Today we’re featuring a guest post by Dr. Tracy McKenzie, Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. John Sailhamer, Christian Biblical Academician John Sailhamer (Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, M.A. and Ph.D., UCLA) passed away Monday, January 9th after a protracted bout with a form of Parkinson-Plus. Sailhamer served as Professor of Old Testament at numerous institutions during his …

Gathering at NC State Convention

If you are planning on being at the NC Baptist State Convention, consider participating in a gathering for Young Pastors!  – John Mark Harrison and Matt Capps are hosting a gathering titled “The Young Pastors Network“, a meeting for pastors, led by pastors. – The purpose being, to connect the next generation of Great Commission-minded SBC pastors in the state …