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Southern Baptists are continuing to build relationships across ethnic lines and work together for the common purpose of proclaiming the Gospel to all people.
SBC entities are highlighting the importance of mental health ministry in response to a motion made at the 2013 annual meeting.
SBC Executive Committee President Frank S. Page will issue a challenge to Southern Baptists at the SBC annual meeting to “do more” to reach the world with the Gospel. Page will share his vision for Great Commission Advance, an initiative to increase missions involvement among individuals and churches, during his report to the Convention on Tuesday afternoon, according to C. Ashley Clayton, EC vice president for Cooperative Program and stewardship. “In its most condensed and basic form, Great Commission Advance calls for Southern Baptists to simply ‘do more,’” Clayton said. Page will call on all Southern Baptists—individuals, families, and churches—sacrificially to “‘do more’ to advance the Great Commission so that every person has the opportunity to hear the Gospel,” he said.
Frank Page unveils the new SBC.net

SBC Executive Committee President Frank S. Page unveils the newly designed SBC.net. Photo by Morris Abernathy.

Southern Baptists can now access important information and resources online more easily than ever.

SBC.net has a new design, updated features, and simpler navigation. The new look to the website provides an "easier way to find those dependable resources Baptists need and use most," said D. August Boto, executive vice president and general counsel of the SBC Executive Committee.

Executive Committee President Frank S. Page unveiled the redesigned website at the Executive Committee meeting on February 18.

SBC.net was designed to be "a portal for all things Southern Baptist," said Chris Chapman, director of information systems for the Executive Committee. "Visitors should be able to easily find information and links to most anything that ha...

For the past twenty-five years, Southern Baptists have begun each annual meeting by celebrating hundreds—sometimes thousands—of new souls won for Christ.
Representatives of the six SBC seminaries, a Baptist university, and the director of seminary extension recently met with representatives from African American, Asian, and Hispanic advisory councils in an educational summit to discuss course offerings designed to prepare individuals called to ministry from our many non-Anglo congregations.