Category: SBC

Mandate to Minister

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, 1967 H. FRANKLIN PASCHALL, was pastor of  First Baptist Church of Nashville, Tenn. A native of Kentucky, Paschall was pastor of the First Baptist Church of Bowling Green, Ky., from 1951-55, before coming to Nashville. Previously he was pastor of the Hazel Baptist Church in Hazel, Ky.  […]

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Is there such a thing as “the Baptist belief”?

SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION San Francisco, California, 1962 HERSCHEL H. HOBBS (d.) served two terms, from 1961 to 1963, as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Considered one of the most influential Southern Baptists of the 20th Century, Hobbs chaired the committee that wrote the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message Statement. A prolific […]

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We’re on a big business for the Lord Jesus Christ,
and it’s no time for compromise.

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS, SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION, 1961, St. Louis, Missouri.  Speaker:  Ramsey Pollard, Memphis, Tennessee. I wish to read from the sixteenth chapter of the book of Matthew:  When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples saying, “Whom do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?”  And they said, […]

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Brook Hays: 1959 President’s Address

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS BROOK HAYS 1959 Southern Baptists fell at home in the great and historic city of Louisville and in the State of Kentucky, where the churches have so energetically carried forward our program. For the first time in thirty-two years, we assemble in this home of two of our most important institutions, the Southern […]

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Now Therefore Perform

SBC PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS NOW THEREFORE PERFORM C. C. WARREN 1957 Casper Carl Warren (1896 – 1973) was one of eight children born to his father Richard, a retail grocer and Baptist deacon. He attended Wake Forest College where he graduated in 1917 with the L.L.B. degree and the B.A. degree in 1920. He attended Southern […]

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