We have a reservation for about 20 at the Old Spaghetti Factory at 5 pm tonight. Our agenda is messed up. We were gonna a) start planning the PC for 2017 or b) start analyzing what went wrong. Instead we’ve got to wait till tonight to find out if we won or lost. The vote […]
I am nominating Dave Miller for pc president this afternoon on the basis of a new idea for 2017. The vote for Pastor’s Conference President will take place shortly after 2:00pm today, at the conclusion of Jack Graham’s message. Here is my nomination speech: My name is Todd Benkert, messenger from East Lake Baptist […]
During the Pastors Conference and Annual Meeting it is a free-for-all! Post your observations and opinions at will. If two people post at the same time, so be it! It might be best, though, if your post isn’t SBC related, to hold it till after the gavel falls.
There I go again – a misleading title. Actually, there are very few points that one can draw from the terrible events in Orlando last night. When we drove away from Columbus last year we were shocked at the news coming out of Charleston, SC – a white supremacist loner had killed 9 people at […]
I’ll add my voice to those who have commended all three candidates in this year’s presidential election. I don’t have anything negative to write about Crosby or Gaines. I even blogged in a recap of last years convention about the positive experience I had meeting and talking with Steve Gaines at last year’s convention. I […]
I am running so far behind in getting ready and leaving for the convention – a recent Africa trip has had that effect. However, it seems that our group has decided that our best bet for a gathering is to meet at the supper hour at the “Old Spaghetti Factory” at 727 N 1st Street, within […]
The Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention is a business meeting. That’s a simple, indisputable, “duh” sort of statement, but it is sometimes easy to forget in the midst of all of the other things that accompany the Annual Meeting. Sometimes people allege that the business aspect of the meeting is entirely “in the […]