I am still having trouble recovering from this year’s annual meeting. Wears this old codger out. I was born on Friday the 13th, and tried to wear 13 in athletic competition when possible. So, here are 13 prophetic utterances about 2020. Of course, if this were OT Israel my track record on predictions would have […]
It appears that 16 resolutions were submitted and 13 are being reported out, though some were produced by the committee. Many are completely rewritten by the committee. Ten of the 16 are listed as declined, yet some of them appear to have been the basis of resolutions brought forth by the committee. I am going […]
Retail losses in the last 5 years have been 50 million dollars. I hope this video is widely available. It explains the closings very well. LifeWay.com is growing and healthy. (You should go watch the whole report through the SBC’s portal, here’s the nearest points on the Lifeway report, unfortunately it’s on my Youtube […]
1. We need the right heart – to grieve, mourn, and repent. 2. We need the right public statements – our resolution and bylaws change 3. Right partnerships – associations, state conventions, national entities 4. Right Training – ERLC is presenting this. 5. Right resources – video curriculum called “Becoming a Church that Cares Well […]
I realized something today, following Twitter and discussing issues over meals and with friends. There are a lot of issues on which I disagree with my closest friends in the SBC. On one election ballot, my wife put her x on a different number than I did. I could not convince her that complementarianism required […]
Dr Greenway announced the disposition of the rest of the motions. Out of Order Morgan Bush – urging churches to oppose pornography. It is a resolution. Derin Stidd – ERLC to study ways to abolish abortion. The convention can only request not direct the trustees of an entity. Caleb Lewis – request Council of Seminary […]
Jennifer Lyell moved to replace Roger Spradlin with Susan Codone on the newly forming Credentials Committee. Susan shared her story at the ERLC Abuse forum Monday night and Jennifer said she would be the only abuse survivor on the committee. Chair Bucky Kennedy and EC chair Mike Stone spoke against the amendment. It failed and […]
We had some discussion and good questions – only one embarrassing speech – and passed the new amendments and system on sexual abuse with overwhelming majorities. Honestly, they were basically unanimous. Amazing.
8115 registered messengers 3571 votes Kathy Litton 1803 votes – 50.49% Don currance 1759 votes- 49.26%
Referred to all entities Philip Bethancourt’s motion seeking a progress report on abuse progress in entities. Referred to EC Brent Epling’s motion on global persecuted church. Aaron Collier on funding for dealing with abuse. Robert Anderson on day to honor George Liele. Referred to ERLC David Haynes on effects of birth control. Referred to NAMB […]
There are 8098 messengers presently. There were 4018 votes. Yeats received 2527 votes – 62 89% Eddie Eaton received 1465 votes – 36.46% We are voting on registration Secretary now.
I get it and I agree. Social media is out of control. Bloggers and Tweeters give evidence of the works of the flesh far too often – more than we demonstrate the fruit of the Spirit. Guilty. Not just “them.” Not just the discernment bloggers and Twitter terrorists – all too often I speak before […]