Category: SBC

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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Reflections on the SBC Phoenix

By Wes Kenney, Pastor, Trinity Baptist Church, Valliant, OK This year’s convention was for me a great time of fellowship, a renewing of old acquaintances and friendships, and the beginning of many new ones. While I have my concerns with how it will be carried out, I believe NAMB’s new focus on church planting is […]

Reflections on the SBC in Phoenix

By Brad Whitt, Pastor, Temple Baptist Church, Simpsonville, SC As I reflect on my time spent in Phoenix for this year’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention what sticks out most in my mind is how little actually sticks out in my mind. Apart from time spent fellowshipping with friends and making new ones, […]

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Hold The Hearse, I Have An Idea!

Dr. Jerry Nash, Director of Missions, Harmony Baptist Association, Trenton, FL If the current trend continues there will be another attempt to change the name of The Southern Baptist Convention within the next few years.  When the name changes I believe there will be thousands of SBC churches which will not make the transition. You […]