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Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting; schedule for June 15-16

 

The Indiana Convention Center and RCA Dome has been an integral part of the city of Indianapolis since the original exposition opened in 1972. It will be host to Southern Baptists from around the world June 13-16.

Tuesday Morning, June 15

8:00 – Inspirational Music: Prestonwood Choir and Orchestra, Prestonwood Church, Plano, Texas – R. Todd Bell, convention music director, minister of music & worship

8:10 – Congregational Praise and Worship: Steve White, associate pastor of praise and worship, Cottage Hill Church, Mobile, Ala.

8:15 – Call to Order: Jack Graham, president, Southern Baptist Convention; pastor, Prestonwood Church, Plano, Texas

Registration Report and Constitution of the Convention: James H. (Jim) Wells, SBC registration secretary; director of missions, Tri County Baptist Association, Highlandville, Mo.

8:20 – Prayer: Bruce D. Aubrey, pastor, Northside Church, Liverpool, N.Y.

8:25 – Committee on Order of Business (First Report): Michael K. (Mike) Whitehead, chairman, First Church, Raytown, Mo.

8:30 – Welcome: Stephen P. (Steve) Davis, executive director-treasurer, State Convention of Baptists in Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.

8:40 – Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials, Resolutions, and Tellers: Jack Graham

8:45 – Introduction of Motions

9:05 – Congregational Praise and Worship: R. Todd Bell

9:10 – Music Feature: Prestonwood Choir and Orchestra

9:15 – Special Guest Address

9:45 – Local Arrangements Committee Presentation: John R. (Jack) Wilkerson, vice president for business and finance, Executive Committee, Nashville, Tenn.

9:50 – Crossover Report: Robert E. (Bob) Reccord, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:55 – Executive Committee Report (Part 1): Morris H. Chapman, president, Nashville, Tenn.

10:45 – Kingdom Challenge Video

10:49 – Committee on Nominations Report: J. Keet Lewis, chairman, Prestonwood Church, Plano, Texas

10:59 – Congregational Praise and Worship: R. Todd Bell

11:04 – Worship in Music: Prestonwood Choir and Orchestra

11:09 – Introduction of the President’s Address: O. S. Hawkins, president, Annuity Board, Dallas, Texas

President’s Address: Jack Graham

11:54 – Benediction: David McKinley, teaching pastor, Prestonwood Church, Plano, Texas

 

Tuesday Afternoon, June 15

1:00 – Inspirational Music: “This Hope,” vocal group, First Church, Woodstock, Ga.

1:10 – Prayer: Calvin R. Wittman, pastor, Applewood Church, Wheat Ridge, Colo.

1:15 – Business: Committee on Order of Business (Second Report): Michael K. (Mike) Whitehead

Referrals/Introduction of Motions

1:30 – Executive Committee Report (Part 2): Morris H. Chapman

2:10 – Woman’s Missionary Union Report: Wanda S. Lee, executive director-treasurer, Birmingham, Ala.

2:20 – SBC Historical Library and Archives Report: Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., chairman, Council of Seminary Presidents, president, New Orleans Seminary, New Orleans, La.

2:29 – Election of Officers (First): Jack Graham

2:44 – Golden Gate Seminary Report: William O. (Bill) Crews, chancellor, Mill Valley, Calif.

2:59 – Congregational Praise and Worship: Scott C. White, senior minister of music and worship, First Church, Woodstock, Ga.

3:04 – Special Music: “This Hope,” vocal group, First Church, Woodstock, Ga.

3:09 – Kingdom Challenge: David Jeremiah, senior pastor, Shadow Mountain Community Church, El Cajon, Calif.

3:29 – LifeWay Christian Resources Report: James T. (Jimmy) Draper, president, Nashville, Tenn.

3:39 – LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation: James T. (Jimmy) Draper

4:09 – Congregational Praise and Worship: Don Nichols, minister of music and worship Westwood Church, Cleveland, Tenn.

4:14 – Kingdom Challenge Video

4:18 – Southwestern Seminary Report: Paige Patterson, president, Fort Worth, Texas

4:33 – Election of Officers (Second): Jack Graham

4:48 – Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity): Jack Graham

5:13 – Benediction: David Gill, president, Council of Korean Southern Churches in North America, pastor, Concord Korean Church, Martinez, Calif.

 

Tuesday Evening, June 15

6:30 – Concert of Praise: Prestonwood Choir and Orchestra

6:40 – Prayer: J. Mauricio Vargas, multicultural catalytic missionary, Missouri Baptist Convention, Jefferson City, Mo.

6:45 – Kingdom Challenge Video

6:49 – The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Report: Richard D. Land, president, Nashville, Tenn.

7:09 – Election of Officers (Third): Jack Graham

7:19 – Business: Committee on Order of Business (Third Report): Michael K. (Mike) Whitehead

7:29 – Congregational Praise and Worship: R. Todd Bell

7:43 – Previously Scheduled Business: Jack Graham

8:08 – New Orleans Seminary Report: Charles S. (Chuck) Kelley, Jr., president, New Orleans, La.

8:23 – Recognition of Former SBC Presidents: Morris H. Chapman

8:33 – Music Feature: Prestonwood Choir and Orchestra

8:38 – Kingdom Challenge: Jay Strack, president/founder, Student Leadership University, Orlando, Fla.

9:03 – Congregational Praise and Worship: R. Todd Bell

9:08 – North American Mission Board Report: Robert E. (Bob) Reccord, president, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:18 – North American Mission Board Presentation: Robert E. (Bob) Reccord

9:38 – Benediction: Philip J. Robertson, senior pastor, Philadelphia Church, president, Louisiana Baptist Convention, Deville, La.

 

Wednesday Morning, June 16

8:00 – Concert of Praise: First Church Choir and Orchestra, Gardendale, Ala. – Jamie Parker, minister of worship

8:15 – Prayer: Gustavo Suαrez, director, mission ministries division, The Baptist Convention of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.

8:20 – Kingdom Challenge Video

8:24 – American Bible Society: Eugene B. Habecker, president, New York, N.Y.

8:29 – Election of Officers (Fourth): Jack Graham

8:39 – Business: Committee on Order of Business (Fourth Report): Michael K. (Mike) Whitehead

8:59 – Previously Scheduled Business

9:14 – Committee on Resolutions (First Report): Calvin R. Wittman, chairman, pastor, Applewood Church, Wheat Ridge, Colo.

9:44 – Southern Seminary Report: R. Albert (Al) Mohler, Jr., president, Louisville, Ky.

9:59 – Congregational Praise and Worship: Jeff Brockelman, pastor of worship, Grace Church, Knoxville, Tenn.

10:04 – Music Feature: First Church Choir and Orchestra, Gardendale, Ala.

10:09 – Kingdom Challenge: Roy J. Fish, distinguished professor of evangelism, Southwestern Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

10:29 – Midwestern Seminary Report: R. Philip (Phil) Roberts, president, Kansas City, Mo.

10:44 – Election of Officers (Fifth): Jack Graham

10:54 – Committee on Committees Report: Stuart Bell, chairman, pastor, First Church, Centerton, Ark.

11:04 – Annuity Board Report: O. S. Hawkins, president, Dallas, Texas

11:19 – Congregational Praise and Worship: Jamie Parker

11:24 – Music Feature: First Church Choir and Orchestra, Gardendale, Ala.

11:29 – Convention Message: Steve Gaines, pastor, First Church, Gardendale, Ala.

12:04 – Benediction: W. N. (Bud) Lee, music evangelist, Calvary Church, Blue Springs, Mo.

 

Wednesday Evening, June 16

6:00 – Concert of Praise: Prestonwood Praise Band, Prestonwood Church, Plano, Texas

6:10 – Prayer: TBA

6:15 – Southeastern Seminary Report: Daniel L. Akin, president, Wake Forest, N.C.

6:30 – Presentation of Outgoing Officers: Morris H. Chapman

6:35 – Presentation of New Officers: Morris H. Chapman

6:40 – Business: Committee on Order of Business (Fifth Report): Michael K. (Mike) Whitehead

Election of 2005 Convention Sermon Preacher, Alternate, and Music Director

6:50 – Previously Scheduled Business: Jack Graham

7:05 – Committee on Resolutions (Final Report): Calvin R. Wittman

7:35 – Kingdom Challenge Video

7:39 – Congregational Praise and Worship: R. Todd Bell

7:49 – International Mission Board Report: Jerry A. Rankin, president, Richmond, Va.

7:59 – International Mission Board Presentation: Jerry A. Rankin

8:19 – Introduction of the Gaither Vocal Band: R. Todd Bell

8:24 – Worship with The Gaither Vocal Band: The Gaither Vocal Band

8:49 – Kingdom Challenge: Franklin Graham, president and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Boone, N.C.

9:19 – Benediction: Lamar E. Cooper, Sr., executive vice president and provost, Criswell College, Dallas, Texas