In our last blog, we shared some final thoughts before the General Conference. If you have not read it, I hope that you take a few minutes and read our call to prayer. We are asking everyone to pray daily for the General Conference and especially for the discussion on Wednesday-the vote on the issue of Women’s Ordination.
Whatever your position on this issue, all of us want the will of the Lord to be done. We also want to be able to address this issue-and every issue at this General Conference-in a manner that is pleasing to God and in a way that will bring glory to His Name.
Therefore, in South Central, we have issued a call to prayer each day of the General Conference and a day of fasting and prayer for next Wednesday.
Mrs. Edmond and I arrived for the General Conference session on yesterday. To my delight, Mrs. Edmond arrived without the 9 million pairs of shoes that she brought to the GC session in Atlanta five years ago- she brought only half as many as she brought to Atlanta. That is still three times as many as I brought-but still, that’s progress!
It is probably just as well that she left a lot of her high heels at home. One of the differences between Atlanta and San Antonio is the transportation system for the delegates.
Five years ago, there was a superlative shuttle system that ran between the hotels and the Georgia Dome-the site of the 2011 GC session. With the exception of the final day of GC, just about any time of day-up until about 11:00 p.m., there was always a shuttle bus between the hotels and the dome. Not only […]