- If you are going to the mike, write your motion out.
- State your motion. This is not the time to speak to the motion.
- Go to the mike realizing your motion will get referred and likely be rejected. Reality.
No guarantee I got all of it.
1. Philip Bethancourt
Requested entities provide a progress report concerning their responses to abuse initiatives. he is with the ERLC.
Will likely get referred and adopted.
2. Wade Burleson
Amend IMB report to include full report on abuse made by outside firm.
Will be referred to IMB. Wade might try to get it on the docket.
3. Brent Epling
Add a special emphasis day to calendar for the global persecuted church.
Referred. Might get adopted.
4. Aaron collier
Seek funding for churches that need help dealing with sexual abuse issues.
Referred. Likely failure.
5. David Haynes
Motion for ERLC to study effects of birth control and determine if it causes abortions.
6. Robert Anderson
To set aside a day in February to honor George Liele
7. Brad Cone.
Modernize initial stage of nomination process for boards and agencies.
Intriguing idea. Referred.
8. Leroy Fountain.
Requests a report of progress on the 10 recommendations on race adopted at the 2011 meeting.
I hope it passes. Probably referred.
9. Sarah Gregory
Asked for celebration of CR at next year’s meeting – 20th anniversary of BF&M 2000.
10. Morris Chapman
Requests EC to amend governing documents to strengthen fiscal accountability and transparency.
All for it. Not sure where it goes.
11. Matt Dunn
Motion about restoring Israel. If you understood it, feel free to enlighten us in the comments.
12. Dennis Golden
Amend governing documents to allow all senior pastors to vote electronically.
Let me count the ways this will get denied.
13. Dr.David Hobson
Motion for NAMB to study feasibility of a program to help small churches with bivocation pastors fund a staff pastor.
Great idea. Not happening, unless they let us print money.