Tuesday
Nov012011

Page: Becoming a Christian ‘changes things’

LITTLE ROCK – Becoming a Christian touches the past, changes the present and alters the future of the new believer, said Frank Page, in his message during the morning session of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention annual meeting.

Speaking from John 4:7 and following, Page told the story of the Samaritan woman, with whom Jesus had an “irrecoverable” or life changing encounter. Page is president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention. 

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Tuesday
Nov012011

Progress noted at Williams Baptist

 
LITTLE ROCK – Tremendous strides have been made in the ministry at Williams Baptist College during 70 years of the institution’s existence, Jerol Swaim, president, shared with messengers Tuesday, Nov. 1, on the first day of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

“Because this college has been the work and calling of my life, I have had the absolute joy of watching it grow and mature into the outstanding Christian institution of higher learning it is today …,” said Swaim.

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Monday
Oct312011

Page: Victory in the midst of spiritual warfare  

LITTLE ROCK – How to experience victory in the midst of spiritual warfare was the message Frank Page shared with participants in the evening session of the 2011 Arkansas Baptist State Convention Pastors’ Conference.

Page, president and chief operating officer of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, said a changed attitude is necessary for experiencing victory.

 

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Monday
Oct312011

Miller: Indications a man is called to preach

LITTLE ROCK – Identifying and understanding one’s calling is critical for pastors as they seek to effectively use their gifts for God’s glory, Hollie Miller shared during the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Pastors’ Conference at First Baptist Church, Little Rock.

Miller, pastor of Sevier Heights Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tenn., shared “indications a man is called to preach” from 1 Timothy.

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Monday
Oct312011

Ministers’ wives reflect on 'adventures' in ministry

LITTLE ROCK - Life in ministry can be, well, “an adventure.” At least that’s how Susie Thompson, wife of Concord Baptist Association Missionary Jeff Thompson, sees it.

From her own childhood as a minister’s daughter to her life now as a mother and minister’s wife, she has seen her share of adventures, and she took time to share her humorous stories with fellow ministers’ wives at the 2011 Ministers Wives Conference, held Oct. 31 at First Baptist Church, Little Rock.

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