Category: SBC

Southern Baptists’s New Annual Church Profile Form:
The New Great Commission Giving Version

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Southern Baptists’s New Annual Church Profile Form:
The New Great Commission Giving Version

By Tim Rogers, Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Indian Trail, NC 8. Undesignated Giving/Gifts 9. Total Giving/Receipts 10. Cooperative Program Giving 11. Annie Armstrong Easter Offering 12. Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 13. Great Commission Giving 14. Total Missions Giving   The above listing is a sample of the new Annual Church Profile (ACP).  Please notice something that is […]

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Communion and the Covenant Community

By Wes Kenney, Pastor, Trinity Baptist Church, Valliant, OK At its annual meeting in Indianapolis in 2008, the Southern Baptist Convention spoke clearly on the issue of regenerate church membership. This is an area in which many SBC churches (my own included) have struggled greatly. At an earlier time in our convention’s history, it was […]

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Reflections on the SBC Phoenix

By Eric Costanzo, Teaching Pastor and Minister of Community Ministries, First Baptist Church, Tulsa, OK Dear SBC Leaders and Messengers: Let’s try a new approach! A Critical Response to the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, AZ by a lifelong Southern Baptist. The reports and published resolutions from the 2011 Annual […]

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Reflections on the SBC in Phoenix

By Wade Rials, Senior Pastor, Thorington Road Baptist Church, Montgomery, AL Phoenix 2011 has come and gone. Only history will be able to judge this convention for Southern Baptists. As a young pastor, I am still learning what to expect at these events. I do know that we eat well. Without a pedigree within the […]

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Reflections on the SBC in Phoenix

By Rick Patrick, Senior Pastor, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, AL I left Phoenix in a contemplative state of mind, ignoring (for the most part) the noise of minor skirmishes on the convention floor over Lifeway’s book selections, the new gender neutral NIV translation and the question of whether or not Baptists have been truthful, […]

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