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  • Exec. Comm. marks 100 years with 'happy-birthday party'

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (3 months ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee commemorated its 100th year of existence with what EC President Frank S. Page called "a little happy-birthday party" intended to reflect the EC's behind-the-scenes ministry of helping other SBC entities succeed.

    "Some people ask, 'Why haven't you [made] a bigger deal about the 100th anniversary of the Executive Committee?'" Page said at the EC's Sept. 18-19 meeting in Nashville. "The bottom line is that we don't exist to promote ourselves. We exist to make sure missions and ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention succeed. That's why we're here. So we don't need to have much attention to ourselves." Read More

  • Young leaders, CP among Page's topics at SEBTS

    by Lauren Pratt, posted Monday, September 18, 2017 (3 months ago)

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Frank S. Page addressed a range of topics in chapel, a panel discussion and a video interview at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, underscored the involvement of young leaders in the SBC and its Cooperative Program during his Sept. 7 visit to the Wake Forest, N.C. campus.

    In chapel, Page drew from the apostle Paul's words in Philippians 3 on the ... Read More

  • Gaines, Page preach at Phoenix-area churches

    by Shannon Baker and Diana Chandler, posted Monday, June 12, 2017 (6 months ago)

    Prayer and perseverance were the themes as Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines and SBC executive Frank Page preached at Phoenix area churches June 11 ahead of the 2017 SBC annual meeting. Read More

  • Page & Moore: 'We fully support one another'

    by David Roach, posted Monday, March 13, 2017 (9 months ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Despite a Washington Post article suggesting Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page could ask Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore to resign amid ongoing controversy, the two SBC entity leaders reported a collegial meeting March 13 and said they "fully support one another."

    Earlier in the day, amid a social media flurry following the Post's report, Page told Baptist Press he planned on "bridge-building" with Moore with no anticipation of requesting a resignation. Read More

  • Baptists must be 'correct,' Page says of stewardship

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (10 months ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The use of God's resources -- stewardship -- will gain a strengthened emphasis in Southern Baptist life, Frank S. Page said in addressing the SBC Executive Committee in Nashville.

    "If we do not get the issue of stewardship correct, the work to which God is calling us will simply not be done in a way that would honor Him and glorify Him as He would wish," Page, president of the Executive Committee, said during the opening session of the EC's Feb. 20-21 meeting. Read More

  • Women's Ministry Advisory Council conducts survey

    by SBC LIFE & BP Staff, posted Friday, October 14, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Roger S. Oldham
    ATLANTA (BP) -- Fourteen women met for two days in Atlanta to continue their discussion about increasing the participation of women in the Southern Baptist Convention.

    Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee, appointed the Women's Ministry Advisory Council to gather information concerning the involvement of women's ministry leaders and ministry wives in their Southern Baptist churches. With the purpose of involving Southern Baptist women in all areas of convention life, the task force has been at work since January conducting a survey and researching resources specifically for women. Read More

  • 'No partiality,' Page assures black church conf.

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, July 15, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Diana Chandler
    RIDGECREST, N.C. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page upheld God's impartiality during July 14 greetings to African Americans gathered at Ridgecrest, N.C., for a black church leadership conference.

    "I know, and you know, that we're in difficult days," Page said. "I know that you know there is much struggle in our land today, and we need to lift each other up."

    He shared revelations from his daily personal quiet time focused on Romans 2:11, ... Read More

  • Cooperative Program legacy is Frank Page's resolve

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, February 23, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "There will be a day when I'm gone and there will be a day when you are gone," Frank S. Page said.

    "What kind of legacy will we leave behind," Page asked, "as the Executive Committee, as students, as professors, as preachers, as lay men and women?"

    Page reviewed the legacy Southern Baptists are building through the Cooperative Program

    when he addressed the opening session of the Feb. 22-23 Executive Committee meeting in ... Read More

  • January prayer focus: 'In All Things Pray'

    by Art Toalston, posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- January is a distinctive month of prayer across the Southern Baptist Convention.

    It is a time when a readiness to pray can gain new traction in churches, large or small, urban or rural.

    Listed as the "Call to Prayer" on the SBC Calendar, it gained momentum from the 2010 Great Commission Task Force report adopted by messengers to the SBC annual meeting in ... Read More

  • Great Commission Advance 'imperative,' Page says

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, September 22, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Morris Abernathy
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The needs are "glaringly obvious in our 21st-century world," Frank S. Page said in setting forth a Great Commission Advance 10-year initiative among Southern Baptists.

    "The need for a larger mission force, not a smaller one, is greater than ever," Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee, said during the opening session of the EC's Sept. 21-22 meeting in Nashville. Read More