FRISCO?Renowned vocalist Babbie Mason will be among the musicians and speakers at the annual SBTC Empower Evangelism Conference, Feb. 28-March 2 at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco.
“Jesus Christ is Lord!” taken from Philippians 2:9-11, is the theme of the 2011 Empower Evangelism Conference.
The daughter of a Baptist pastor, she often accompanied her father, the late George W. Wade, as he preached at home and at churches across the Great Lakes states. She has sung at Billy Graham Crusades worldwide, Carnegie Hall, for Presidents Carter, Ford and Bush, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, comedian Bill Cosby, and NBA great Michael Jordan.
Her songs have been featured in major motion pictures and television shows such as “Showtime at The Apollo” and Denzel Washington’s movie “Déją vu.” Besides being a household name in the music industry, she is also the author of two books, “Treasures of Heaven in the Stuff of Earth” and “Faithlift.” She is a sought after speaker and hosts the television show “Babbie’s House,” seen all over North America, Africa, the British Isles and the Caribbean Islands.
Mason’s most recent endeavor is a worship event for women called Embrace.
The parents of two adult sons, Babbie and Charles Mason live on a farm in West Georgia.
The annual conference of preaching, teaching and music will feature a wide array of speakers, including pastors such as Jack Graham, Kie Bowman and Bryant Jones, best-selling author and apologist Lee Strobel, “Total Church Life” author Darrell Robinson, and women such as Pam Tebow (mother of the Denver Broncos’ Tim Tebow) and Dorothy Patterson. In addition to Mason, other musical guests include Charles Billingsley of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va.
The Cooperative Program Luncheon, held in conjunction with the conference, will feature guest speaker Richard Land of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and musical guest will be Mary Jane Schwartz. Tickets for the CP lunch are $10 and will be available online in January.
For additional information on the conference, visit sbtexas.com/evangelism.