SBC Pastors' Conference 2017 schedule

PHOENIX (BP) -- This year's Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference will center on the theme "above every name" and focus on an exposition of Philippians by pastors of Southern Baptist churches with average attendance of approximately 500 or less.

Pastors' Conference President Dave Miller's advice to prospective attendees is to "read and look through the book of Philippians" in advance because the meeting "is all about the text" of Scripture.

Miller and his fellow officers -- vice president Paul Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church in Chandler, Ariz., and treasurer Toby Frost, pastor of South Main Street Baptist Church in Greenwood, S.C. -- hope pastors from congregations of all sizes will draw encouragement from one another at the conference.

Below is a list of pertinent information on the Pastors' Conference followed by a schedule of speakers.

Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference 2017

June 11-12, 2017

Phoenix Convention Center

Theme: "Above Every Name"

President: Dave Miller, pastor, Southern Hills Baptist Church, Sioux City, Iowa

Free and Open to the Public -- no registration required

Website: sbcpc.net

SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 6 P.M.

Philippians 1:1-11 -- David Choi, pastor, Church of the Beloved, Chicago

Philippians 1:12-26 -- John Onwuchekwa, pastor, Cornerstone Church, Atlanta

Philippians 1:27-30 -- Chris Davis, pastor, Groveton Baptist Church, Alexandria, Va.

Testimony -- Fred Luter, pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 9 A.M.

Philippians 2:1-4 -- Jimmy Meek, pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, El Dorado, Ark.

Philippians 2:5-11 -- Nathan Rose, pastor, Liberty (Mo.) Baptist Church

Philippians 2:12-18 -- Ryan Rice, pastor, Life Church, New Orleans

Testimony -- J.D. Greear, pastor, The Summit Church, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 1:30 P.M.

Philippians 2:19-30 -- Jamar Andrews, pastor, Word Baptist Church, Jonesboro, Ark.

Philippians 3:1-11 -- Jose Abella, pastor, Providence Road Baptist Church, Miami

Philippians 3:12-16 -- Spencer Plumlee, pastor, Riverview Baptist Church, Osage Beach, Mo.

Testimony -- Johnny Hunt, pastor, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Ga.

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 6 P.M.

Philippians 3:17-21 -- Michael Allen, pastor, Uptown Baptist Church, Chicago

Philippians 4:1-9 -- Bart Barber, pastor, First Baptist Church, Farmersville, Texas

Philippians 4:10-23 -- Shane Hall, pastor, First Southern Baptist Church, Oklahoma City

Testimony -- Steve Gaines, pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova, Tenn.

Compiled by David Roach, chief national correspondent for Baptist Press, the Southern Baptist Convention's news service. BP reports on missions, ministry and witness advanced through the Cooperative Program and on news related to Southern Baptists' concerns nationally and globally.
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