Resources for Local Churches
The various entities of the Southern Baptist Convention provide a great
deal of information online that is useful for the local Southern
Baptist church. From information about the denomination and its
missions to a personalized information page just for your church,
you will find a vast amount of useful material on these pages.
If you have any suggestions on what you would
like to see on this page, please feel free to email
us and let us know.
Meet Southern Baptists -- The SBC has a wealth of information
online about Southern Baptists and the Southern Baptist Convention. The information included here will help your church members and seekers to
learn more about Southern Baptists and the work of the Southern Baptist Convention.
2013 SBC Calendar of Activities - This is the calendar of events and special recognitions celebrated throughout the Southern
Baptist Convention as voted on by the messengers at each Annual Meeting.
Prevention -- An assortment of records
and links to better equip you to exercise diligent
scrutiny when hiring staff or choosing volunteers
in an attempt to protect your church from the devastating
effects of sexual abuse and other moral failures
of those in ministry.
ChurchSearch -- Church Search provides a
personalized information page just for your church. Your church
information is searchable by seekers by zip code, city and state,
or they can enter a specific address and search by distance. We
even provide door-to-door driving directions from a seeker's home
address to the church. You can update
your ChurchSearch information right online providing service
times and ministry information, and even a link to your church website.
You can use the ChurchSearch tool to find a place for your members
to worship while out of town, or if they relocate. Contact information
is provided for each church listed.
Faith & Message -- Our living
faith is established upon eternal truths. Read the statement of
faith that shares these truths which Baptists believe, cherish,
and with which they have been and are now closely identified. A
topical quick reference is available
for your convenience.
Jesus -- Learn about coming to a
personal knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Use these
approaches to the Gospel message as witnessing tools, or recommend
this area of the website to people you are trying to reach for Christ.
SBC Logo --
The official logo of the Southern Baptist Convention is available
for download only to cooperating Southern Baptist Churches.
Log on to ChurchUpdate using
your secure SBC ID# and follow the steps for logo download.
Pathway -- Read through the Bible
in one year! You can start at any time and we will keep track of
your progress for you. Daily devotions are provided to go along
with each reading. This is a great resource for busy people in all
walks of life. Challenge your Sunday School class to read through
the Bible in one year.
News -- Keep your congregation up-to-date
on what's going on in Baptist Life and in the world. Read the latest
headlines from Baptist Press on BPNews.
Get your sports with a Spiritual Attitude
Annual Meeting -- All the information
you need on past, present, and future Annual Meetings. Proceedings
of the Annual Meetings are broadcast live during the meeting times.
Archives of past sessions are available as well.
Opportunities -- There are many ways
for Southern Baptists to get involved in missions - from giving
opportunities to hands-on missions work. Encourage church members
that are looking for ways to become more involved to visit these
areas for mission opportunities.
Christian Resources -- LifeWay is
more than just a store!
There is information for Sunday School teachers,
access, articles, church
resources, and much more! Check it out!
-- Information and inspiration on issues
of importance to Baptists.
Resources -- This is the area for
your church webmaster to find linking information, graphics, newsfeed
code and other assistance in making your church website the best
it can be.
Us -- If you cannot find what you
are looking for, this directory should help you get your inquiry
to the correct person or department.