SBC 2001 Annual Meeting
"So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Put this money to work,' he said. 'until I come back.'" - Luke 19:13
rich harvest for the partners
As a result of these efforts in His name, over 1,300 people came to know Christ as their personal Savior. 336 received Christ through the Block Parties, 37 through door-to-door contacts, 694 came to a saving knowledge of our Lord through the ICE teams four-day, inner city effort, 186 were reached through personal contacts with individual messengers, and 95 accepted Christ through the Evangelism Response Center phone contacts.
Praise Jesus for a plentiful harvest of 1,348 souls for the Kingdom! In addition to this, 175 prospects were discovered for the local churches. Our sincere thanks to all who prayed, shared Christ, and encouraged those who were on the front lines. Let's start right now by putting the 2002 Annual Meeting in St. Louis on our prayer list. Come and join in God's harvest!
issues call to arms in defense of family, souls
"There are battles raging outside of this arena, and we need to be on the frontlines," Merritt said in his president's address June 12, referring to attacks on the institution of marriage, sanctity of life and sacredness toward God, as well as the battle for the souls of men and the very survival of society. Read More...
rocks as Fred Luter urges 'Go!' in historic sermon
life council, helping families in crisis
"Families will not be rescued simply because we hope so," said
Elliff, as he reported for the Council before messengers to the Southern
Baptist Convention June 12. "Families will not be rescued because
we think God owes it to us. Families in America -- and families in our
convention -- will be rescued because we decide to do something about
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