Program and Bulletin

Second Day Bulletin

November 12-14, 2017

Waco Convention Center
100 Washington Ave
Waco, TX 76701

Above all, Texas Baptists are called by Jesus to live Compelled, to love our neighbors and share Christ. Through speakers, workshops and worship at the 2017 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting in Waco, we will explore exactly what it means to be led to live God-honoring lives. Join us this November as we ignite hearts and renew passions to embody the Great Commandment and the Great Commission every day.


How do you #liveCompelled?

keynote SPEAKERS

Dr. Delvin Atchison

Director, Texas Baptists Great Commission Team

Dr. Delvin Atchison brings over 35 years of pastoral experience to his role as Director of the Great Commission Team for Texas Baptists. He studied philosophy and psychology at The University of Texas at Austin and was awarded a Masters of Divinity degree with honors from George W. Truett Seminary, where he is currently seeking his Doctor of Ministry.

Will Mancini

Author &
Church Strategist

Will Mancini is the founder of Auxano, a non-profit church consulting group, and Younique, a training and certification company for personal calling and life planning through the Church. As a recognized thought leader, he leads a team of “navigators” who work with over 400 church teams a year to create breakthrough clarity and execute their vision.




featured WORKSHOPS

Caring for the Least of These

Jimmy Dorrell

Executive Director

Mission Waco

The Art of Persuasion:

Preaching for a decision

Dr. Joel Gregory

Professor of Preaching

Truett Seminary

The Great Commission Church

Ray Still

Senior Pastor

Oakwood Baptist Church

New Braunfels

I Was Thirsty

Mickey Lenamon

Executive Director

Texas Baptist Men

Church Strengthening

Will Mancini

Author & Church Strategist

Sunday, November 12

4:00 pm  Registration Opens

6:00 – 9:30 pm  Evening Rallies

Monday, November 13

8:00 am  Registration/Exhibits Opens

8:30 – 9:30 am  Morning Workshops

10:00 – 11:30 am  Morning Worship

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:30 – 3:30 pm  Afternoon Business Session

3:30 – 4:30 pm  Afternoon Workshops

5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner

7:00 – 8:30 pm  Evening Worship

Tuesday, November 14

8:00 am  Registration Opens

8:30 – 9:30 am  Morning Workshops

10:00 – 11:30 am  Morning Business/Worship

Annual Meeting News

Texas Baptists compelled towards God’s will, word and work


WACO–More than 1,700 messengers and visitors attended the 132nd Texas Baptists Annual Meeting in Waco where they were equipped and encouraged to live compelled for Christ. Messengers adopted a 2018 total budget over $37 million, passed a number of resolutions, and through speaking, worship, workshops and fellowship, were urged to live out Great Commandment and the Great Commission in every aspect of their lives.

“Be compelled to seek God’s will, search God’s word and support God’s work. This is the heartbeat of Texas Baptists,” said President Danny Reeves during his Monday morning address.

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