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2018 SBC Annual Meeting Program
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TUESDAY MORNING, June 12
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—Kevin Smith, executive director, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, Columbia, Maryland
8:35 Registration Report and Constitution of Convention—Don Currence, SBC registration secretary; minister of children and administration, First Baptist Church, Ozark, Missouri
8:38 Committee on Order of Business Report (First)—Grant Ethridge, chairman; senior pastor, LibertyLive.Church, Hampton Roads, Virginia
8:43 Appreciation of Volunteers—Steve Gaines
8:45 Welcome to Dallas—Greg Abbott, governor, State of Texas
8:55 Honoring America and Recognition of Veterans
  The Pledge of Allegiance
  The National Anthem: “The Star-Spangled Banner”
  Worship—Mark Blair
9:10 Crossover Report—Joel Southerland, executive director of evangelism, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia
9:15 GuideStone Financial Resources Report—O. S. Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas, Texas
9:27 Introduction of New Motions (First)—Steve Gaines
9:42 Executive Committee Report (Part 1)—D. August Boto, interim president; executive vice president for Convention policy, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee
10:12 Introduction of Past Presidents—Steve Gaines
10:17 Introduction of the President and Family—Randy C. Davis, president and executive director, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, Brentwood, Tennessee
10:22 Prayer for the President—Bill Street, minister of evangelism and discipleship, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
10:27 Worship—Mark Blair
10:35 President’s Address—Steve Gaines
11:45 Closing Prayer— Trent Gann, pastor, First Baptist Church, Woodville, Florida
TUESDAY AFTERNOON, June 12
1:15 Scripture and Prayer—Bob Davis, evangelist; pastor, Beulah Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Virginia
1:20 Special Guest—Dave Ramsey, personal finance expert; CEO, Ramsey Solutions, Brentwood, Tennessee
1:50 Election of Officers (First)
1:55 Executive Committee Report (Part 2)—D. August Boto, interim president; executive vice president for Convention policy, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tennessee
2:55 Election of Officers (Second)
3:00 Committee on Order of Business Report (Second)—Grant Ethridge, chairman; senior pastor, LibertyLive.Church, Hampton Roads, Virginia
3:10 North American Mission Board Presentation—Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia
3:40 Election of Officers (Third)
3:45 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity)
4:00 Committee on Committees Report—Emir Caner, chairman; president, Truett-McConnell University, Cleveland, Georgia
4:10 Committee on Nominations Report—James Freeman, chairman; Country Meadows Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri
4:20 Election of Officers (Fourth)
4:25 Election of Officers (Fifth)
4:30 Committee on Resolutions Report—Jason Duesing, chairman; provost, associate professor of historical theology, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri
5:05 Closing Prayer—Danny Sinquefield, pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Bartlett, Tennessee
TUESDAY evening, June 12
6:30 Committee on Order of Business Report (Third)—Grant Ethridge, chairman; senior pastor, LibertyLive.Church, Hampton Roads, Virginia
  Election of 2019 Convention Preacher, Alternate Preacher, and Music Director
6:45 An Evening of Prayer and Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
  Special Guest—Ravi Zacharias, president, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Alpharetta, Georgia
8:30 International Mission Board Commissioning Service—David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia
9:15 Closing Prayer—Rick Lance, executive director/treasurer, Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, Prattville, Alabama
WEDNESDAY MORNING, June 13
8:15 Opening Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
8:25 Scripture and Prayer—Sonny Tucker, executive director, Arkansas Baptist State Convention, Little Rock, Arkansas
8:30 Committee on Order of Business Report (Fourth)—Grant Ethridge, chairman; senior pastor, LibertyLive.Church, Hampton Roads, Virginia
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 Evangelism Task Force Report
9:46 Worship—Mark Blair
9:55 Convention Sermon
10:35 Prayer of Response—Bob Pearle, senior pastor, Birchman Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas
10:40 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; Jeffrey Bingham, interim president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas
11:55 Closing Prayer—Zac Reno, pastor, The Summit Church, Benton, Arkansas
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, June 13
2:30 Opening Worship—Mark Blair, Convention music director; music minister, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
2:40 Scripture and Prayer—Noah Sidhom, pastor of leadership development, web and social media, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
2:45 Previously Scheduled Business—Steve Gaines, SBC president; senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee
2:55 Special Guest—Jonathan Evans, author; speaker; chaplain of the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas, Texas
3:10 Presentation of Officers—D. August Boto, interim president; executive vice president for Convention policy, 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 Dallas Hand-off to Birmingham—Steve Gaines
4:55 Closing Prayer— David Hankins, executive director, Louisiana Baptist Convention, Alexandria, Louisiana

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