• Pastors' Conference Opens SBC Annual Meeting
    Carrie French of Van Buren, Ark., raises her hand as she sings with the First Baptist Church of Van Buren choir during the Pastors' Conference at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Monda
By Pauline J. Chang, Christian Post Reporter
June 15, 2004|7:56 am

The Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference in Indianapolis, as a prelude to the denomination’s annual meeting, opened with great passion and powerful sermons by several of the church’s most renowned speakers, June 13-14, 2004.

Throughout the conference, the attendees emphasized four themes: Gospel, the Kingdom, repentance and the Word.

Featured speakers included Jerry Vines, pastor of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla.; Johnny Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Ga.; Stephen Olford, president of Encounter Ministries in Memphis, Tenn.; Adrian Rogers, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tenn.; and Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.