Last time, we talked about reprising what I called “my former life, as the Youth Director.” I mentioned how much I loved being Youth Director; to be the Youth Director of the South Central Conference in those days might have been the best job in the Adventist Church.
We have a very gifted and dedicated Youth Director now-Elder Vandeon Griffin-and he loves being Youth Director-just as I did. But it is so much harder now-so many more distractions, so many more things to take young people (and older people’s) attention away from the things of God. I had it much easier than he does. But working with people is still a wonderful job. As I said, I loved it-I truly did.
Anyway, I shared with you last time that in my former life, I did a monthly newsletter and in it was a section called “News and Notes from Over.” In it, we talked about things that were happening around the conference and around the church. We said that in this one column, we wanted to do that once more.
Last time, we talked about two things: Camp Meeting and an initiative for 2015 from the conference office: An emphasis on the visiting the smaller churches to mid-sized churches in our conference:
Here is a tentative list of the smaller churches that I am planning to visit in 2015:
Nashville New Life
North Cheatham County
(Where two churches are listed together it means that I am planning to visit the district and shall ask the Pastor to suggest which of the two churches he would like for me to visit. I also plan to visit the following large churches: Huntsville Oakwood University, Memphis […]