SBC Issues

Vision of the Future of the SBC with J. D. Greear and Jimmy Scroggins

At this year’s SBC in St. Louis B21’s own Jon Akin moderated a few panel discussions at the Cooperative Program booth, talking about pressing issues with key leaders in the SBC. In the first of these discussions he sat down with J. D. Greear and Jimmy Scroggins to talk about the future of the SBC.

Interview with SBC President Steve Gaines

  The SBC in St. Louis offered many pivotal moments in the life of our convention that will not soon be forgotten. Quite possibly the foremost was the neck-and-neck presidential election between Steve Gaines and J. D. Greear. The election warranted an almost unprecedented third ballot, after the first two did not end in a simple majority […]

Tim Pattersons’ Reflections on the SBC 2016

(Photo attributed to Baptist Press) The SBC in St. Louis offered many pivotal moments in the life of our convention that will not soon be forgotten. (If you haven’t already, see James Merritt’s amendment concerning the resolution on the Confederate flag and Dr. Moore’s defense of the religious liberty of Muslims and all faith groups) In the coming days we […]

James Merritt’s Reflections on the SBC 2016

The SBC in St. Louis offered many pivotal moments in the life of our convention that will not soon be forgotten. (If you haven’t already, see James Merritt’s amendment concerning the resolution on the Confederate flag and Dr. Moore’s defense of the religious liberty of Muslims and all faith groups) In the coming days we at B21 will be running […]

Ted Traylor’s Reflections on the SBC 2016

  The SBC in St. Louis offered many pivotal moments in the life of our convention that will not soon be forgotten. (If you haven’t already, see James Merritt’s amendment concerning the resolution on the Confederate flag and Dr. Moore’s defense of the religious liberty of Muslims and all faith groups) In the coming days we at B21 will be […]

Ronnie Parrott’s Reflections on the SBC 2016

(Photo attributed to Baptist Press) The SBC in St. Louis offered many pivotal moments in the life of our convention that will not soon be forgotten. (If you haven’t already, see James Merritt’s amendment concerning the resolution on the Confederate flag and Dr. Moore’s defense of the religious liberty of Muslims and all faith groups) In the coming days we […]

Noah Oldham’s Reflections on the SBC 2016

(Photo attributed to Baptist Press) The SBC in St. Louis offered many pivotal moments in the life of our convention that will not soon be forgotten. (If you haven’t already, see James Merritt’s amendment concerning the resolution on the Confederate flag and Dr. Moore’s defense of the religious liberty of Muslims and all faith groups) In the […]

Merritt and the SBC on the Confederate Flag

Perhaps the most significant moment of the SBC 2016 came in the form of a proposed amendment to a resolution, something commonplace at every convention.  However, this resolution centered around the Confederate Battle Flag in a time of racial tension, in a city mere miles from Ferguson, Missouri, and on the floor of a convention who historically […]

B21 Interview with J.D. Greear

Today was an unprecedented day at the annual Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). As we were about to head to a 3rd ballot to determine who would be the next President of the SBC, one of the candidates (J.D. Greear) withdrew from the election (View Video of that here) and then asked the convention to vote […]

Excitement & Concerns For The SBC Presidential Race

Next week Southern Baptists from all around the globe will gather in St. Louis to carry out their annual business. It’s part revival, part business meeting, and part circus. Every year the convention offers great opportunities to renew relationships with old friends, to hear about the work God’s doing, and to discuss how we might […]

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