Will you be attending the Southern Baptist Convention

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  1. Salty

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    Will you be attending the SBC in Orlando this year?
     
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    Nope. Would love to, though.
     
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    No. Not enough time (or money) to go.
     
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    Would love to but there's a little thing called money that is better spent else where.
     
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    Yes will be there
     
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    No, not a boxing fan.

    Seriously though...I'll probably never go, if I stay in my current ministry. Summer's not exactly prime time vacation time for me.

    I'm not much of a "convention" guy anyway. I'm not good with boring stuff, I'm not good with some of the "stupid conflict" that happens (like all the silly "resolution fights" we have no business doing), and (forgive me for my evil-ness), I'm not good with sitting long periods of time.

    Having said that, I'm sure it's an important year...with the "great commission report" fight and the C/A fight that's coming.
     
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    Amen.

    The older I become the more I dislike meetings of any kind. Almost always they are a waste of time.
     
  8. Shortandy

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    I will be there
     
  9. Revmitchell

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    If we are going to send money to the convention we need to be good stewards of that. Attending meetings and taking care of business is needful.
     
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    No, no and no. I don't want to be tempted by all the worldliness that is Disney World.
     
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    No, and never.

    The annual convention is a waste of time and money that could be better used and spent. We spend far too much time showing people what we're against rather than what we're for. We could put the whole thing online with satellite site at each state convention and save amazing amounts of $$$$$ that could be used to reach people with the Gospel.

    I usually schedule a missions trip every year during the convention week. It is a far better use of my time.
     
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    No, I won't.
     
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    I'd rather have my knee drained.
     
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    What do you mean by the "C/A fight"?
     
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    If I got to go, I would like to go tot he pastor's conference to hear the preaching.
     
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    No money available for me to go. Much prefer to spend time with my wife and son.
     
  17. Speedpass

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    Even if I could afford it, I don't think I could convince my church to appoint me as a messenger. We don't really participate in SBC life.
     
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    I'll be there. Not as a messenger, but as part of the choir. I don't know if I'll have time to as I'll only be there for one day, but I'd like to meet you.
     
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    That would be great! I will be there Sunday through Wednesday.
     
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    Cool! One thing... let's not talk politics. :tongue3:
     

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