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Southern Baptist Convention: June 21-22, 2005
Nashville, TN

Tuesday Morning, June 21

"Everyone Can" Learn and Train Others
And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. ~ 2 Timothy 2:2 (Holman Christian Standard Bible)

8:00 Inspirational Music - Combined Choir and Orchestra, The Worship Choir of First Baptist Church, Springdale, AR, The Church at Pinnacle Hills, Rogers, AR, Celebration Choir and Orchestra of First Baptist Church Daytona Beach, Daytona Beach, FL

8:10 Congregational Praise and Worship - Buster Pray, convention music director, associate pastor of worship ministries, First Baptist Church, Springdale, AR

8:15 Call to Order - Bobby Welch, president, Southern Baptist Convention, pastor, First Baptist Church, Daytona Beach, FL

Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention - James H. (Jim) Wells, SBC registration secretary, director of missions, Tri- County Baptist Association, Nixa, MO

8:20 Prayer - Roy Sparkman, judge, First Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, TX

8:25 Committee on Order of Business (First Report) - Sean Pierce, chairman, director of associational development, Hudson Valley Baptist Association, Schenectady, NY

8:30 Welcome - Bill Purcell, mayor, Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County, Nashville, TN

8:40 Response - Ricky Skaggs, entertainer, First Baptist Church, Hendersonville, TN

8:50 Announcement of Committee on Committees Credentials, Resolutions, and Tellers - Bobby Welch

8:55 Introduction of Motions

9:15 Congregational Praise and Worship - Buster Pray

9:20 Music Feature - Combined Choir and Orchestra

9:25 Local Arrangements Committee Presentation - John R. (Jack) Wilkerson, vice president for business and finance, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, TN

9:30 Crossover Evangelism Report - Bobby Welch and Robert E. (Bob) Reccord, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA

9:35 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) - Morris H. Chapman, president, Nashville, TN

10:35 Committee on Nominations Report - Wayne Lee, chairman, First Baptist Church, Euless, TX

10:45 Congregational Praise and Worship - Larry Black, interim music minister, Celebration Choir and Orchestra, First Baptist Church, Daytona Beach, FL

10:50 Worship in Music - Celebration Choir and Orchestra

10:55 President's Address

Prayer - Maudellen Welch

Address - Bobby Welch

11:35 Baptism*

11:40 Benediction - Doug Williams, national FAITH consultant, First Baptist Church, Oneonta, AL

Tuesday Afternoon, June 21

"Everyone Can" Go and Tell Others
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. ~ Acts 1:8 (HCSB)

1:00 Prayer - Abe Silliman, Jr., pastor, Macedonia Baptist Church, Ripley, TN

1:05 Baptism*

1:10 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Second Report) - Sean Pierce

Referrals/Introduction of Motions

1:25 Executive Committee Report (Part 2) - Morris H. Chapman

1:55 Woman's Missionary Union Report - Wanda S. Lee, executive director-treasurer, Birmingham, AL

2:05 SBC Historical Library and Archives Report - R. Philip Roberts, chairman, Council of Seminary Presidents, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO

2:15 Election of Officers (First) - Bobby Welch

2:30 A Celebration of God and Country - Russ Lee, singer/songwriter/music evangelist, New Vision Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, TN, and Combined Choir and Orchestra: Worship Choir of FBC Springdale, The Church at Pinnacle Hills, Celebration Choir and Orchestra of FBC Daytona Beach

2:45 Special Feature

3:05 Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Report - Jeff Iorg, president, Mill Valley, CA

3:20 Special Music - Russ Lee and First Baptist Church Springdale Worship Team

3:25 "Everyone Can" Point of Challenge

Prayer - Ross and Hannah Jordan

Challenge - Dawn Smith Jordan, contemporary Christian singer/songwriter/recording artist/author, First Baptist Church, Columbia, SC

3:45 LifeWay Christian Resources Report - James T. (Jimmy) Draper, Jr., president, Nashville, TN

3:55 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation - James T. (Jimmy) Draper, Jr.

4:15 Congregational Praise and Worship - Andrew Pray, pastor of worship arts, Avalon Church, McDonough, GA, and First Baptist Springdale Worship Team

4:20 The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report - Paige Patterson, president, Fort Worth, TX

4:35 Election of Officers (Second) - Bobby Welch

4:50 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity) - Bobby Welch

5:15 Benediction - Clark D. Stewart, senior pastor, Harmony Baptist Church, Crystal Springs, MS

Tuesday Evening, June 21

"Everyone Can" Obey and Teach Others
But when they believed Philip, as he proclaimed the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, both men and women were baptized. ~ Acts 8:12 (HCSB)

6:30 Concert of Praise - Combined Choir and Orchestra, First Baptist Church Springdale and the Church at Pinnacle Hills

6:40 Baptism*

6:45 Prayer - Charles Hollingsworth, minister of worship, First Baptist Church, Haysville, KS

6:50 The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Report - Richard D. Land, president, Nashville, TN

7:00 The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Presentation - Richard D. Land

7:20 Election of Officers (Third) - Bobby Welch

7:30 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Third Report) - Sean Pierce

7:40 Previously Scheduled Business - Bobby Welch

8:05 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Report - Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., president, New Orleans, LA

8:20 Congregational Praise and Worship - Buster Pray, Andrew Pray, and Combined Choir and Orchestra

8:35 Recognition of Former SBC Presidents - Bobby Welch

8:45 Music Feature - Combined Choir and Orchestra

8:50 "Everyone Can" Point of Challenge

Prayer - Liliana Lewis

Challenge - Michael S. Lewis, senior pastor, Great Hills Baptist Church, Austin, TX

9:15 Congregational Praise and Worship - Josh Stanbery, minister of worship, The Church at Pinnacle Hills

9:20 North American Mission Board Report - Robert E. (Bob) Reccord, president, Alpharetta, GA

9:30 North American Mission Board Presentation - Robert E. (Bob) Reccord

9:50 Benediction - Bill Bennett, president, Mentoring Men for the Master, International, Scotts Hill Baptist Church, Wilmington, NC

Wednesday Morning, June 22

"Everyone Can" Grow and Take Others
Remember this: the person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. ~ 2 Corinthians 9:6 (HCSB)

8:00 Concert of Praise - Celebration Choir, Idlewild Baptist Church, Tampa, FL

8:15 Baptism*

8:20 Prayer - D. L. (Dan) Ireland, executive director, Alabama Citizens Action Program, Birmingham, AL

8:25 Election of Officers (Fourth) - Bobby Welch

8:35 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Fourth Report) - Sean Pierce

8:55 Previously Scheduled Business

9:10 Committee on Resolutions (First Report) - Gene Mims, president, International Baptist Network, Judson Baptist Church, Nashville, TN

9:40 The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Report - R. Albert (Al) Mohler, Jr., president, Louisville, KY

9:45 Congregational Praise and Worship - Richard K. Forbus, director of leadership initiatives, The North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA

10:00 Music Feature - Celebration Choir, Idlewild Baptist Church

10:05 "Everyone Can" Point of Challenge

Prayer - Joan Williams

Challenge - Anthony Williams, pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Durant, OK

10:30 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Report - R. Philip (Phil) Roberts, president, Kansas City, MO

10:45 Election of Officers (Fifth) - Bobby Welch

10:55 Committee on Committees Report - Roland Maddox, chairman, Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis, TN

11:05 Annuity Board (Guidestone Financial Resources) Report - O. S. Hawkins, president, Dallas, TX

11:20 Congregational Praise and Worship - Ron Upton, minister-family worship, Idlewild Baptist Church

11:25 Music Feature - Celebration Choir, Idlewild Baptist Church

11:30 Convention Message

Prayer - Ginny Whitten

Message - Ken Whitten, senior pastor, Idlewild Baptist Church

12:05 Benediction - Milton E. Kornegay, senior pastor, Central Baptist Church, Syracuse, NY

Wednesday Evening, June 22

"Everyone Can" Care and Touch Others
Now this is His command: that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another as He commanded us. The one who keeps His commands remains in Him, and He in him. ~ 1 John 3:23-24 (HCSB)

6:00 Concert of Praise - Buster Pray, Larry Black, and the "Everyone Can" People's Mass Choir and Orchestra

6:10 Baptism*

6:15 Prayer - Robert A. Mowrey, pastor, First Baptist Church, Scottsboro, TN

6:20 The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Report - Daniel L. (Danny) Akin, president, Wake Forest, NC

6:35 Presentation of Outgoing Officers - Bobby Welch

6:40 Presentation of New Officers - Morris H. Chapman

6:45 Business

Committee on Order of Business (Fifth Report) - Sean Pierce

Election of 2006 Convention Sermon Preacher, Alternate, and Music Director

6:55 Previously Scheduled Business - Bobby Welch

7:10 Committee on Resolutions (Final Report) - Gene Mims

7:40 Special Recognition of the Ministry of Billy Graham and SBC Evangelists - Bobby Welch

Representing His Grandfather - William Franklin Graham, IV, pastor, Wakefield Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC

Prayer - Keith Fordham, former president, Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists, president, Keith Fordham Evangelistic Association, Harp's Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville, GA

8:00 Congregational Praise and Worship - Buster Pray, Andrew Pray, and the "Everyone Can" People's Choir and Orchestra

8:10 International Mission Board Report - Jerry A. Rankin, president, Richmond, VA

8:20 International Mission Board Presentation - Jerry A. Rankin

8:40 Concert of Praise - Casting Crowns and the "Everyone Can" People's Choir and Orchestra

9:00 "Everyone Can" Kingdom Point of Challenge

Prayer - Carol Ann Draper

Challenge - James T. (Jimmy) Draper, Jr.

9:25 The "Everyone Can" Kingdom Challenge Launch - Bobby Welch

9:30 Benediction - David B. Cox, co-pastor, First Baptist Church, Daytona Beach, FL

* Because baptism is an ordinance of the church, all baptisms will be conducted with full approval and support of a sponsoring home church, members of each of which will be present to witness.

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