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

    by David Roach, posted Monday, March 13, 2017 (one month 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 (2 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 (6 months 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 (9 months 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 (one year 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

  • 'Post-worship war' counsel offered by Page & Gray

    by By David Roach, posted Friday, August 28, 2015 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Breaking the paradigm of age-segregated services, navigating a "post-worship war culture" and fostering multicultural praise gatherings are among the topics addressed in a book by Frank S. Page and Lavon Gray on worship challenges for 21st-century churches.

    Worship "has become a big claim in the twenty-first century church; but, based on the reality of people's lives, the worship that we claim to be experiencing is not truly affecting the quality of our lives, our families, and our witness," Page, president of ... Read More

  • Page receives Asian Advisory Council report

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (one year ago)

    Photo by Rebekah Rausch
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Church planting among Asian groups, international missions to Asian peoples and increased Asian cooperation with the larger Southern Baptist family are among the prominent themes in the Asian Advisory Council report presented to Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page June 15 in Columbus, Ohio. Read More

  • CP surge showcased in exhibit hall discussions

    by Karen L. Willoughby, Bonnie Pritchett and Erin Roach, posted Monday, June 22, 2015 (one year ago)

    By Rebekah Rausch
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- Underfoot throughout the exhibit hall at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting were 12-inch directional decals affixed to the carpeting that proclaimed, "Fueled by the Cooperative Program."

    Those decals -- signaling ministries funded by CP gifts at the state or national level -- were in front of at least three-quarters of the exhibits, including the North American Mission Board exhibit, which offered coffee cups emblazoned with the names of Send Cities, and the International Mission Board exhibit, which distributed ... Read More