Southern Baptist Convention
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SBC17 Preachers' Conference | David Choi
David Choi is Lead Pastor of Church of the Beloved in Chicago, which was planted in 2012 in the city of Chicago. Since then, the church has grown to 700 people from thirty five nations, worshiping in five locations in Chicago, Seattle, and Northern Virginia. He is an international speaker, having...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Jamar Andrews
Pastor Jamar Andrews is a native of Jonesboro, AR. On February 19, 2006 he surrendered to Jesus Christ and was called to ministry shortly after being saved. On December 15, 2007, he married his wife Stephanie; they have two children, a daughter, Eva and son, Elliot. Stephanie stays at home at thi...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Bart Barber
Bart Barber has served FBC Farmersville since 1999. He is married to Tracy (Brady) Barber. Together they have two children, Jim and Sarah. Bart is a native of Lake City, Arkansas, where his parents had him in church before he was born. God saved him at the tender age of almost-six, called him to ...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Ryan Rice
Pastor Ryan Rice Sr. is a native of New Orleans. He received his Bachelors of Arts Degree from Dillard University, where he studied Mass Communications graduating Magna Cum Laude. After studying Mass Communications at Dillard University, Ryan proceeded to utilize his skills for communications by ...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Nathan Rose
Nathan Rose has been senior pastor of Liberty Baptist Church since 2012. He serves the North American Mission Board as a national replant catalyst and leads the church vitality team of the Clay-Platte Baptist Association. He is also pursuing a Ph.D. in historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Th...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Michael Allen
Michael Allen is a Co-Founder of Together Chicago and serves as the Chief Strategy Officer. He was born in Kingston, Jamaica and immigrated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his family in 1977. In 1986 he became a naturalized U.S. citizen. Early in his professional career, Michael was called into...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | John Onwuchekwa
A native of Houston, TX, John was born into a Nigerian home where the gospel was cherished deeply and modeled excellently. After graduating from college, he studied at Dallas Theological Seminary. He’s served at churches in both Texas and Georgia and in 2015 moved into the Historic West End to he...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Chris Davis
Chris Davis came to Virginia after serving as Pastor of Whitton Avenue Bible Church in Phoenix, AZ for 11 years. He is a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama with a major in Piano Performance. He studied at Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, MN then completed his Mast...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Jose Abella
Jose Abella serves as the Lead Pastor of Providence Road Church in Miami, Fla. Additionally, Jose serves as the 2nd Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention. Prior to Providence Road Church, José served in different ministry capacities in Miami and in North Carolina. José attended Southe...
SBC17 Preachers' Conference | Spencer Plumlee
Spencer Plumlee was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Walter and Pat, loving Christian parents. He has one younger brother Stewart who works as a banker in Tennessee. His family attended Germantown Baptist Church throughout his childhood and at the age of seven, Spencer accepted Christ and was publi...
SBC17 | 1 - Opening Worship, Welcome, and Call to Order
SBC17 | 2 - Welcome to Phoenix - Guidestone Report
SBC17 | 3 - Introduction of New Motions - First - Crossover Report
SBC17 | 4 - Executive Committee Report - Part 1
SBC17 | 5 - Executive Committee Report Part 1 - Continued
SBC17 | 6 - Introduction of Presidents
SBC17 | 7 - Worship and President's Address
SBC17 | 8 - Opening Worship Tuesday Afternoon
SBC17 | 9 - Message from Gods Word
SBC17 | 10 - Election of Officers - First
SBC17 | 11 - Committee on Committees Report
SBC17 | 12 - Committee on Nominations Report
SBC17 | 13 - Elections of Officers - Second
SBC17 | 14 - Executive Committee Report - Part 2