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SBC Pastors' Conference to focus on 'Greater Things'


LOUISVILLE, KY (BP) — The 2010 SBC Pastors’ Conference will focus on “Greater Things,” according to Kevin Ezell, pastor of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., and president of the pastors’ sessions to be held in Orlando, Fla., June 13-14.

Ezell also announced the launch of the conference’s website,, and the lineup of speakers:

• Danny Akin, president, Southeastern Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.

• Francis Chan, pastor, Cornerstone Church, Simi Valley, Calif.

• Matt Chandler, pastor, The Village Church, Flower Mound, Texas

• Tony Evans, pastor, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, Dallas, Texas

• Steve Gaines, pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tenn.

• David Landrith, pastor, Long Hollow Baptist Church, Hendersonville, Tenn.

• C.J. Mahaney, president, Sovereign Grace Ministries, Gaithersburg, Md.

• R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, Southern Seminary, Louisville, Ky

• David Platt, pastor, The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham, Ala.

• Andy Stanley, pastor, North Point Community Church, Alpharetta• David Uth, pastor, First Baptist Church, Orlando, Fla.

• Russell D. Moore, dean, school of theology, Southern Seminary

• Ken Whitten, pastor, Idlewild Baptist Church, Lutz, Fla.

• Ravi Zacharias, founder and chairman, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Atlanta

The other team members are the vice president, Jimmy Scroggins, pastor of First Baptist Church in West Palm Beach, Fla., and the secretary-treasurer, Ben Mandrell, pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn.