1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Will you be attending the Southern Baptist Convention

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Salty, May 20, 2010.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    22,705
    Ratings:
    +658
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Will you be attending the SBC in Orlando this year?
     
  2. Mexdeaf

    Mexdeaf New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2005
    Messages:
    7,051
    Ratings:
    +0
    Nope. Would love to, though.
     
  3. SBCPreacher

    SBCPreacher Active Member

    Joined:
    May 30, 2006
    Messages:
    2,764
    Ratings:
    +0
    Faith:
    Baptist
    No. Not enough time (or money) to go.
     
  4. sag38

    sag38 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2008
    Messages:
    4,394
    Ratings:
    +1
    Would love to but there's a little thing called money that is better spent else where.
     
  5. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    39,128
    Ratings:
    +2,358
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Yes will be there
     
  6. rbell

    rbell Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2006
    Messages:
    11,103
    Ratings:
    +0
    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.
     
  7. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2008
    Messages:
    17,350
    Ratings:
    +628
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Amen.

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

    Shortandy New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    321
    Ratings:
    +0
    I will be there
     
  9. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    39,128
    Ratings:
    +2,358
    Faith:
    Baptist
    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.
     
  10. go2church

    go2church Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2002
    Messages:
    4,304
    Ratings:
    +16
    Faith:
    Baptist
    No, no and no. I don't want to be tempted by all the worldliness that is Disney World.
     
  11. preachinjesus

    preachinjesus Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2004
    Messages:
    7,406
    Ratings:
    +182
    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.
     
  12. Jon-Marc

    Jon-Marc New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,752
    Ratings:
    +0
    No, I won't.
     
  13. jaigner

    jaigner Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2009
    Messages:
    2,274
    Ratings:
    +0
    I'd rather have my knee drained.
     
  14. Speedpass

    Speedpass Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,492
    Ratings:
    +0
    Faith:
    Baptist
    What do you mean by the "C/A fight"?
     
  15. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2000
    Messages:
    17,933
    Ratings:
    +9
    If I got to go, I would like to go tot he pastor's conference to hear the preaching.
     
  16. Joshua Rhodes

    Joshua Rhodes <img src=/jrhodes.jpg>

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2003
    Messages:
    3,944
    Ratings:
    +0
    No money available for me to go. Much prefer to spend time with my wife and son.
     
  17. Speedpass

    Speedpass Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,492
    Ratings:
    +0
    Faith:
    Baptist
    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.
     
  18. Paul3144

    Paul3144 Active Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2009
    Messages:
    2,378
    Ratings:
    +0
    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.
     
  19. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    39,128
    Ratings:
    +2,358
    Faith:
    Baptist
    That would be great! I will be there Sunday through Wednesday.
     
  20. Paul3144

    Paul3144 Active Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2009
    Messages:
    2,378
    Ratings:
    +0
    Cool! One thing... let's not talk politics. :tongue3:
     
Loading...