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2018 Pastors Conference

2018 Pastors Conference

Join us for the 2018 Pastors Conference in Jonesboro at Central Baptist Church! This year, the theme is "High Call." The schedule is packed with Pastors from across Arkansas and their focus will be on the different aspects of pastoring! Along with dynamic sermons, each session will include panels also focusing on pastoring. 

Location

Central Baptist Church—Jonesboro
3707 Harrisburg Rd.
Jonesboro, AR 72404

For a hotel list & discounted convention rates, click here!


Schedule

Morning Session—10 AM

Sermon: The Pastor as Shepherd 
John McCallum, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Hot Springs, AR 

Panel Discussion: How do you maintain your devotional life in a busy pastorate? 
Don Pucik, senior pastor, Wynne Baptist Church, Wynne 
Zac Reno, lead pastor, The Summit Church Saline, Benton 
Neal Scoggins, pastor, City of Refuge Community Church, Little Rock 
Ken Shaddox, senior pastor, Park Hill Baptist Church, North Little Rock 
 

Sermon: The Pastor’s First Love 
Wyman Richardson, pastor, Central Baptist Church, North Little Rock, AR 


​​​​​​​Afternoon Session—1:30 PM

Panel Discussion: How do you guard your character? 
Don Chandler, senior pastor, Central Baptist Church, Conway 
David Cox, pastor, Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, Conway 
Chris Johnson, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Van Buren 
Jamie Staley, pastor, First Baptist Church, Crossett 

Sermon: The Pastor’s Character 
Steven Smith, senior pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Little Rock 

Election of Officers 

Panel Discussion: What’s it like to be an African-American pastor in Arkansas? 
Izah Broadus, church planter, New Faith/Little Rock 
Willie Jacobs, ABSC, Church Planting Team 
Basil Joiner, pastor, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Bay 
Roderick Rogers, pastor, Fordyce Community Baptist Church and Bearden Community Baptist Church, Fordyce 

Sermon: That Pastor in Need of Friends 
Jarvis Smith, pastor, West Helena Second Baptist Church, West Helena 


Evening Session—6:30 PM

Panel Discussion: The pastor and brokenness 
Ronnie Deal, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Greenwood 
Craig Jenkins, lead pastor, Beech Street First Baptist Church, Texarkana 
Mike Seabaugh, senior pastor, Central Baptist Church, Magnolia 
Robby Tingle, lead pastor, First Southern Baptist Church, Bryant 

Sermon: The Broken Pastor 
Greg Kirksey, teaching pastor, The Church at Rock Creek, Little Rock 

Panel Discussion: A word from the wives 
Jennifer Barnard, Crossgate Baptist Church, Hot Springs 
Lisa George, First Baptist Church, Rogers 
Ginger Johnson, Village Baptist Church, Bella Vista 
Beverly Newborn, Fellowship Community Church, Forrest City 

Sermon: The Pastor’s Family 
Bill Elliff, senior teaching & lead pastor, The Summit Church, North Little Rock  


Speakers

John McCallum, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Hot Springs, AR

Wyman Richardson, Pastor, Central Baptist Church, North Little Rock, AR

Steven Smith, Pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Little Rock, AR

Jarvis Smith, Pastor, West Helena Second Baptist Church, West Helena

Greg Kirksey, Teaching Pastor, The Church at Rock Creek, Little Rock, AR

Bill Elliff, The Summit Church, North Little Rock, AR

 

Resources

Pre-Registration for Childcare ABSC 18

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