Pre-Convention 2017
Prayer and Evangelism: Talking with God; Talking about God
Arizona Southern Baptists: From Big Dreams to Laser Focus
Arizona—Diverse Land and People
A Word from Steve Gaines
2017 SBC Annual Meeting Program
2017 SBC Annual Meeting Conference Schedules
Volunteers Needed for Crossover Phoenix
2017 Cooperative Program Stage
2017 SBC App
'Extreme Mission Focus' Helps Arizona Church Give, Grow
EC Young Leaders Advisory Council Launches Year-long Study
Southern Baptist PrayerLink Meets, Plans for Maximum Impact
Associational Missions Emphasis
Disaster Relief: The Public Face of the Southern Baptist Convention
The Cooperative Program: A Three-Legged Stool
SBC Annual Meeting—Matters for Consideration
Women’s Advisory Council Prepares Final Report
For the Pastor's Wife: Our Strength

 

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SBC LIFE (ISSN 1081-8189), Volume 25, Number 3, © 2017 Southern Baptist Convention, Executive Committee


Pre-Convention 2017

2017 SBC Annual Meeting Program

SBC annual meeting

TUESDAY MORNING, June 13, 2017
8:15 Opening Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
8:25 Welcome and Call to Order—Steve Gaines, SBC president; senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials Committee, Tellers, and Resolutions Committee
8:30 Scripture and Prayer—Grant Gaines, senior pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Jackson, Tennessee
8:35 Registration Report and Constitution of Convention—Jim Wells, SBC registration secretary, Crossway Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri
8:38 Committee on Order of Business Report (First)—Rod D. Martin, chairman; founder and CEO, The Martin Organization, Destin, Florida
8:43 Appreciation of Phoenix Volunteers—Steve Gaines
8:45 Welcome to Phoenix—Noe Garcia, pastor, North Phoenix Baptist Church, Phoenix, Arizona
8:50 Honoring America and Recognition of Veterans
The Pledge of Allegiance
The National Anthem: “The Star-Spangled Banner”
  Worship—Mark Blair
9:10 GuideStone Financial Resources Report—O. S. Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas, Texas
9:22 Introduction of New Motions (First)—Steve Gaines
9:37 Crossover Report—Joel Southerland, executive director of evangelism, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia; Eddy Pearson, evangelism/discipleship facilitator, Arizona Southern Baptist Convention, Scottsdale, Arizona
9:42 Executive Committee Report (Part 1)—Frank S. Page, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee
10:12 Introduction of Past Presidents—Steve Gaines
10:17 Introduction of the President and Family—O. S. Hawkins
10:22 Prayer for the President—Donna Gaines, author, speaker, and wife of SBC President, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
10:27 Worship—Mark Blair
10:35 President's Address—Steve Gaines
11:45 Closing Prayer—David Jett, pastor, Crossgates Baptist Church, Brandon, Mississippi
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, June 13, 2017
1:15 Opening Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
1:25 Scripture and Prayer—Russ Quinn, pastor, Enon Baptist Church, Morris, Alabama
1:30 Message from God's Word—Johnny Hunt, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Georgia
1:45 Election of Officers (First)
1:50 Committee on Committees Report—Randy C. Davis, chairman; executive director, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, Brentwood, Tennessee
2:00 Committee on Nominations Report—Jim Richards, chairman; executive director, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Grapevine, Texas
2:10 Election of Officers (Second)
2:15 Executive Committee Report (Part 2)—Frank S. Page, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee
3:15 Election of Officers (Third)
3:20 Committee on Order of Business Report (Second)—Rod D. Martin, chairman; founder and CEO, The Martin Organization, Destin, Florida
3:30 Election of Officers (Fourth)
3:35 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity)
3:50 Election of Officers (Fifth)
3:55 Committee on Resolutions Report—Barrett Duke, chairman; executive director, Montana Southern Baptist Convention, Billings, Montana
4:25 North American Mission Board Presentation—Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia
5:00 Closing Prayer—Chuck Herring, pastor, First Baptist Church, Collierville, Tennessee
TUESDAY EVENING, June 13, 2017
6:30 Committee on Order of Business Report (Third)—Rod D. Martin, chairman; founder and CEO, The Martin Organization, Destin, Florida
  Election of 2018 Convention Preacher, Alternate Preacher, and Music Director
6:45 Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
7:00 Celebration Service—Greg Laurie, pastor, Harvest Christian Fellowship, Riverside, California
8:30 International Mission Board Presentation—David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia
9:15 Closing Prayer—Bill Street, minister of evangelism and discipleship, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
WEDNESDAY MORNING, June 14, 2017
8:15 Opening Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
8:25 Scripture and Prayer—Gentry Hill, pastor, First Baptist Church, Poteau, Oklahoma
8:30 Committee on Order of Business Report (Fourth)—Rod D. Martin, chairman; founder and CEO, The Martin Organization, Destin, Florida
8:45 Previously Scheduled Business—Steve Gaines, SBC president; senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
9:00 Woman’s Missionary Union Report—Sandra Wisdom-Martin, executive director/treasurer, Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham, Alabama
9:12 North American Mission Board Report—Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia
9:24 International Mission Board Report—David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia
9:36 Worship—Mark Blair
9:45 Convention Sermon—Roger Spradlin, pastor, Valley Baptist Church, Bakersfield, California
10:25 Prayer of Response—Ronnie Parrott, pastor, Christ Community Church, Huntersville, North Carolina
10:30 Joint Seminary Presentation and Reports—Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina; Jason K. Allen, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri; Jeff Iorg, president, Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ontario, California; Charles S. Kelley Jr., president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana; R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky; Paige Patterson, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas
11:45 Closing Prayer—Jordan Easley, pastor, Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson, Tennessee
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, June 14, 2017
2:30 Opening Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
2:40 Scripture and Prayer—Ryan Wingo, worship pastor, Apex Baptist Church, Apex, North Carolina
2:45 Previously Scheduled Business—Steve Gaines, SBC president; senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
2:55 Message from God's Word—H. B. Charles Jr., pastor, Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida
3:10 Presentation of Officers—Frank S. Page, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee
3:20 LifeWay Christian Resources Report—Thom S. Rainer, president and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, Tennessee
3:32 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation—Thom S. Rainer
3:47 President's Panel on Stewardship
4:25 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report—Russell D. Moore, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville, Tennessee
4:37 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation—Russell D. Moore
4:52 Closing Words and Phoenix Hand-off to Dallas—Steve Gaines
4:55 Closing Prayer—Charles Fowler, pastor, Germantown Baptist Church, Germantown, Tennessee

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