2003 Annual Meeting
A pledge to build "Kingdom
families" founded upon biblical principles and
mandates highlighted the Southern Baptist Convention's
annual meeting June 17-18 in Phoenix.
denomination held its first-ever "Kingdom Family
Rally" June 16, a day before the convention officially
began and the last day of the Pastors' Conference. Messengers
at the rally signed covenant cards pledging to follow
"Seven Pillars of a Kingdom Family," such
as "Honoring God's Authority," "Respecting
Human life" and "Serving My Church."