Southern Baptist Convention

    Presidential Postings

  • posted Monday, September 28, 2015

    Today, I would like to share with you the presentation I gave to the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention last week. In this presentation, I announced the theme for the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention meeting, and you can find tools for sharing here.

  • posted Monday, September 21, 2015

    Increasing your church’s financial giving through the Cooperative Program is like your church giving more money through your Ministry Budget. Just as it moves up your financial base of support in your church, it moves up the overall financial base of our Great Commission ministries of our Southern Baptist Convention.

  • posted Monday, September 14, 2015

    Tithing is the spiritual practice of honoring God by giving the first tenth of your entire income to your local church. Tithing is not taboo, meaning it is not banned, prohibited, or forbidden. Your church may not emphasize the importance of tithing from your entire income, but it is a very important part of the Christian life.

  • posted Tuesday, September 8, 2015

    In days of seeking God deeply, I have been asking Him for insights about all that is happening in the world now. While my understanding grows, I want to share what is on my heart today.

  • posted Monday, August 31, 2015

    I feel I should address the financial situation of the International Mission Board, released last week to the Southern Baptist Convention. I know there are many questions and concerns that Southern Baptists have about these matters. When I first became aware, I had several questions myself.