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News – 2018 SBC Annual Meeting

DALLAS (BP) — “I’m not here to talk to you about religion,” pastor Greg Laurie told the crowd Sunday evening (June 10) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for the Crossover Dallas Harvest America crusade. “I’m here to talk to you about a relationship with God that you can experience,”

Your local Baptist association’s DOM (director of missions) soon could be the AMS (associational mission strategist) if the association takes the title-change recommendation of a report to be presented next month at a gathering of associational leaders.

Second-generation Asian American pastors and others called to cross-cultural ministry are the focus of a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. June 12 in Dallas. The 2nd-Generation Pastors and Planters Fellowship is open not only to Asian Americans, but second-generation pastors of any ethnic origin called to ministry outside their personal cultural groups in the U.S., said event organizer Thomas Wong.

Although the world is tasteless and dark, we are children of the light. And in that Light, we see light. One of the bright lights at the 2018 SBC annual meeting will be the prayer room.

The ERLC will sponsor a conversation on some of society’s hottest topics during “Gospel Sexuality in a #MeToo Culture” at 9 p.m. June 11.

Pastors of smaller membership churches are eligible for help with expenses for attending the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting by applying through the Caskey Center for Church Excellence at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Ministers’ wives attending the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Dallas are invited to a trio of women’s events, including a Ministers’ Wives Luncheon, Pastors’ Wives Conference, and a women’s expo.

DALLAS (BP) — The National Asian American (NAA) Fellowship will honor two Southern Baptist Convention executives for speeding progress in ethnic diversity during its annual meeting June 11 in Dallas. “We have united together much, much more,” Paul Kim, Asian American relations consultant of the SBC Executive Committee (EC), told Baptist Press. The NAA, encompassing…

Discussions about helping pastors get started with a retirement plan and mentoring younger pastors are on the agenda of the Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches in America’s annual meeting in Dallas.

Conversations about unity will be part of several Hispanic meetings in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention’s June 12-13 annual meeting in Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.