Presidential Postings

  • posted Monday, July 21, 2014

    When we are honest with ourselves, we will agree the need among us is great. We will face our reality with courage and with hope. We will not run away from our challenges or become spiritual spinmeisters. We will stand united and face the future together with hope.

  • posted Monday, July 14, 2014

    Please grasp this reality: 27,675 Southern Baptist churches reported they did not baptize one single young person between the ages of 12-17 years old. This is unacceptable and must change.

  • posted Monday, June 30, 2014

    What is extraordinary prayer? How do we practice extraordinary prayer? Is another Great Awakening even possible? Each of these questions is absolutely worthy of an answer.

  • posted Monday, June 23, 2014

    I remain very concerned for the present state of America and for our nation’s future. At the same time, my confidence in the Lord, His Word, His Gospel, His Church, and His Kingdom gives me overwhelming hope, which I can extend to America and the entire world.

  • posted Monday, June 16, 2014

    As the newly elected President of the Southern Baptist Convention, I want to call every pastor, every church leader, and every layperson from a Southern Baptist church to join me in Columbus, Ohio, on June 16-17, 2015.