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May 2019 Issue

Ronnie Floyd is the new president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, elected April 2, by ballot vote in a called meeting in Dallas.
A diversity of hundreds of Southern Baptist leaders interacted with SBC Executive Committee President and CEO-elect Ronnie Floyd in conference video sessions and calls he hosted on April 2–3 in Dallas immediately following his election.
One of the common nicknames for Birmingham in our state is “The Magic City.” I prefer to think of Birmingham as “A City on the Move.”
Join us for an exciting experience as we share the hope of the Gospel and demonstrate it in tangible ways to those in the Birmingham community.
The program for the 2019 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.
All event listings are accurate according to the Executive Committee’s information at press time and are subject to change. Please refer to the “SBC Annual Meetings” app for updates and to plan your schedule.
The Cooperative Program Stage and Platform provides an opportunity for messengers to the 2019 SBC annual meeting to “listen in” on a variety of hard-hitting, relevant panel discussions.
Attendees to the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting can stay up to date with our mobile app, which includes more than a dozen features.
When he’s not coaching church planters or mentoring young pastors, Kim Grueser leads Pittsburgh Baptist Church members to become multiplying disciples.
Through Birchwood Behavioral Health, Alaska Baptists are providing a source of help for traumatized children and teens.
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I have been lost in the lightless caverns of depression and suffocated by unreasonable fears. But, God has been ever faithful, giving me grace to step forward when it was too dark to see. He will do the same for you!
Sixteen Baptist state conventions launched partnerships with Ramsey Solutions in an effort to help believers learn to manage their money.
The stage is set in Birmingham—the home of WMU—for a missions experience like none other.
“Love One Another” is the theme for the 2019 National Day of Prayer.
In All Things Pray, a repository of state convention and SBC entity prayer resources posted on SBC.net since 2015, has been redesigned to assist pastors and other church prayer ministry leaders foster a movement of prayer.
Prayer leaders across Southern Baptist life have a new opportunity to connect through the “Pray SBC” Facebook group.
At the Association of State Baptist Publications annual meeting, participants were encouraged to persevere in their callings as Christian journalists, in spite of today’s daunting challenges.
The Convention Advancement Advisory Council (CAAC) heard from SBC President J. D. Greear and WMU Executive Director-Treasurer Sandy Wisdom-Martin during its March 7–8 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Let’s talk about a touchy issue on which people demonstrate dramatic excesses. Some obsess and fixate on this topic, while others ignore and reject it entirely.