SBC Issues

Why I Am Voting Ken Hemphill For SBC President

Why I Am Voting Ken Hemphill For SBC President by Brad Graves Brad Graves is the Senior Pastor at Ada First Baptist Church. Brad received his education at the University of Arkansas and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  To hear more from him, follow him on Twitter at @BradleyGraves Next week, we will gather as an extended family for […]

A New Day In Dallas: Why J. D. Greear Is The Right Man For the Job

A New Day In Dallas by Spence Shelton Spence Shelton is the founding pastor of Mercy Church in Charlotte, NC.  Spence served as the pastor of small groups and spiritual formation at The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham for 10 years before being sent out by The Summit to plant Mercy Church.  He is the co-author […]

Ken Hemphill: A Gift To Southern Baptists At The Right Time

Ken Hemphill: A Gift To Southern Baptists At The Right Time By Brad Jurkovich Brad Jurkovich is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Bossier City, Louisiana. First Bossier is a multigenerational ministry committed to reaching every person, every family so they can experience Christ in every way. He received his M. Div. from […]

Why I Still Support J. D. Greear for SBC President

Why I Still Support J. D. Greear for SBC President by Bill Curtis I was thrilled when I heard that Dr. J. D. Greear was going to be nominated for SBC President two years ago in St. Louis, MO. By now, most Southern Baptists know the story of Greear’s willingness to withdraw his name from nomination […]

An Open Letter To Younger Southern Baptists

An Open Letter To Younger Southern Baptists by Nathan Akin News broke last week that Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, would be appointed President Emeritus of the school, effective immediately, to which Dr. Patterson accepted. Part of the statement from the board of trustees read, “A special meeting of the SWBTS […]

Gospel Leadership: Why I Believe J.D. Greear Is Right For Southern Baptists

Gospel Leadership: Why I Believe J.D. Greear Is Right For Southern Baptists By Vance Pitman   Vance Pitman is the Senior Pastor of Hope Church in Las Vegas, NV and the City Catalyst for Send Las Vegas. Hope’s congregation has grown to over 3,000 people in small groups desiring to connect people to live the […]

The Time is Now: Why I Will be Voting for J.D. Greear

The Time is Now: Why I Will be Voting for J.D. Greear By James Merritt   James Merritt is the former President of the Southern Baptist Convention (2000-2001). He received his M. Div and Ph. D. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently, Dr. Merritt serves as the Lead Pastor of Cross […]

8 Suggestions for the Next President of the SBC Executive Committee

Anytime a new leader steps into an organization, change certainly follows. While the degree of change varies from leader to leader, every leader is a change agent. With the SBC Executive Committee (EC) in the process of prayerfully searching for its new CEO, it’s a great time for us to consider what types of changes […]

Dr. Paige Patterson and the SBC: 3 Ways B21 is Praying

Most pastors lead congregations that are made up of three types of people: people who love them no matter what they do, people who hate them no matter what they do, and people who are somewhere in between. SBC entity presidents are in similar situations. They have people who love them no matter what they […]

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