Wednesday
Jan252012

Miller, Sammons preach during conference 'camp meeting'

SHERWOOD – Tommy Miller, pastor at Union Valley Baptist Church, Beebe, and John Sammons, pastor at Marshall Road Baptist Church, Jacksonville, spoke during a special “camp meeting” session of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention’s 2012 State Conference on Evangelism and Church Growth.

MillerIn discussing being discouraged in ministry, Miller pointed out that sometimes opposition comes from within the church and causes people to want to back away from their calling.

 

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Wednesday
Jan252012

Chandler: ‘How to face life’s giants’

SHERWOOD – Don Chandler, pastor of Central Baptist Church, Conway, spoke to pastors about how to face life’s giants during the Tuesday morning session of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism and Church Growth Conference.

ChandlerChandler said giants come in all shapes, sizes, colors – and at all times in life – and even to people in ministry positions.

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Wednesday
Jan252012

‘Recline against Jesus,’ Compton urges pastors

SHERWOOD – Doug Compton, an Arkansas Baptist evangelist from Paragould, challenged pastors to “recline” against Jesus.

ComptonCompton spoke during the Tuesday morning session of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism and Church Growth Conference Jan. 24.

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Wednesday
Jan252012

Catt: 'We are in a battle for the soul of our convention'

SHERWOOD - “We are in a battle for the soul of our convention,” said Michael Catt, pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church, Albany, Ga., during the Jan. 23 session of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism and Church Growth Conference. “It’s not over inerrancy. We get caught up with non-essentials.”

CattCatt said until Southern Baptists have a “great Christ-centered” time of repentance and revival, “we will never have a Great Commission Resurgence because carnal people don’t care about lost people.”

 

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Wednesday
Jan252012

Kaleo Arkansas brings students, leaders together

Susie Thompson speaks at the Kaleo Arkansas dinner Monday, Jan. 25, at the State Evangelism and Church Growth Conference.SHERWOOD – Despite the activity surrounding the Arkansas Baptist State Convention’s (ABSC) 2012 State Conference on Evangelism and Church Growth, students and ministry leaders found time to come together at the Kaleo Arkansas Dinner held Jan. 23 at First Baptist Church, Sherwood. 

 

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