By Grace Thornton
NASHVILLE — At more than 47,000 churches strong, Southern Baptists can have a massive spiritual footprint — they just have to harness the power of prayer and their resources for the sake of the Gospel, Ronnie Floyd said.
“God has blessed us greatly,” said the new president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee. “We must rise up.”
Floyd sounded that clarion call Monday (Sept. 16) at the end of his inauguration service. He told the crowd of several hundred Southern Baptist leaders gathered at First Baptist Church, Nashville, that prayer, unity and a hyper-focus on missions were necessary to finish the task. [Read more…]