SBC Pastors Conference to focus on theme ‘Show Us Your Glory’comment (0)
May 22, 2014
The June 8–9 Pastors Conference will focus on the theme “Show Us Your Glory” at the Baltimore Convention Center prior to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting there. A former Alabama Baptist also is expected to be elected president of the 2015 Pastors Conference.
Current Pastors Conference President Bruce Frank, pastor of Biltmore Baptist Church, Arden, N.C., said he chose speakers who “have a heart to pour into pastors” for the four sessions scheduled for Sunday and Monday. Speakers include Johnny Hunt, H.B. Charles, David Platt, Ronnie Floyd, Clayton King, Eric Mason, J.D. Greear, Tony Evans, Rick Warren, James MacDonald and Francis Chan. For more information, visit sbcpc.net.
Former Alabama Baptist Willy Rice, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Clearwater, Fla., will be nominated for the 2015 conference president role on Monday.
Before serving in Clearwater, Rice was pastor of Gladeview Baptist Church, Anniston; Bethel Baptist Church, Dora; and Cypress Lake Baptist Church, Tampa, Fla.
Rice, 50, is a former Florida Baptist Convention president and author of two books, “Discover Dynamic Life” and “Before You Go: What Every Parent Needs to Say and Every Kid Needs to Hear.”
Rice earned an undergraduate degree from Samford University in Birmingham and a master of divinity and doctor of ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.