Olive's Ted Traylor affirms his obligation to young pastors

 
During my recent wide-ranging conversation with Ted Traylor, he touched on the topic of what he thinks is the obligation his generation of pastors has to young SBC leaders. Reflecting on those who came alongside him at a critical time, the pastor at Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola said: “I was invited to a lot of things. Nobody asked me to open my mouth.” And, he said in a jovial manner, they didn’t need to. “...

Young leader initiative announced by EC & NAMB

 
The SBC Executive Committee and North American Mission Board are launching a young leader initiative to better engage pastors between the ages of 25-45. The network's goal will be to provide a sense of brotherhood for those already participating in Southern Baptist life and find ways to engage those who are disconnected or minimally involved. "A look at the research and a look around the room at most SBC meetings tells you we must do a better job at engaging ...