May 27 (Saturday) Sketching at a wedding in Campbellsville, Kentucky. Bethany Thomaston, daughter of pastor-friend Rusty, is marrying her prince charming, Drew O’Neal.
May 29 (Memorial Day) I’m spending the day at Friendship Cemetery in Columbus MS (where we pastored 1974-86 at First Baptist Church). Meeting with the families of loved ones who were active in the church (or were buried) during our ministry there. From 8 to 5 pm.
June 2-3 (Friday/Saturday) Southern Christian Writers Conference in Tuscaloosa. Held each year at FBC-Tuscaloosa. Dr. David and Joanne Sloan in charge. (My two conferences are: “Writing informational and inspirational blogs” and “Writing about personal experiences.”)
June 3 Saturday evening. Draw at the wedding reception for Molly Rhodes and Alex Twist. Alpharetta, GA.
June 13 (Tuesday) Teen Challenge Chapel (local)
June 14 Wednesday. 6 pm. Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison, MS. “Grandparenting by faith” in the Chapel.
June 18 Sunday– Centreville (MS) Baptist Church.
June 21 Wednesday 6 pm. Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison, MS. “Grandparenting by faith.” in the chapel.
June 25 Sunday — Country Woods Baptist Church, Byram, MS. Deacon training sessions Sunday evening 5 pm with dinner between two sessions. Jon Daniels, pastor
July 16 Sunday 11 am. First Baptist Church, Picayune, MS. Supply for pastor Dr. Keith Warden. .
July 16 (Sunday night) Drawing at a Convention meeting (Credit Union) in Biloxi. Tom McWilliams.
July 17-18 (Monday- Tuesday) Drawing children and adults for the Baptist Children’s Home in Monroe, LA. And probably speaking one time.
July 28 Friday night. New Orleans. Fundraiser for Global Maritime Ministries. Held at Mardi Gras World. I’ll be sketching nonstop.
August 18-19 Friday-Saturday, Metrolina associational deacons retreat in Charlotte NC. Dr. Bob Lowman, director of missions.
August 20 (morning service) First Baptist Church, Inman, SC. Dr. Paul Moore, pastor.
September 18-20 Senior adult revival — tentative
September 25-27 Senior adult revival. Baton Rouge Association. Dr. Tommy Middleton, DOM.
October 22 (Sunday) 5-7 pm Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison, MS. Drawing for their “fun fest.”
October 29-November 5 Sunday through Sunday. Revival. Hearne Texas. Two churches working together.
December 31 (Sunday) 10:30 am First Baptist Church, Jackson MS (my home church). Preach. Dr. Matt Brooks is our terrific pastor. So honored to be back in this great church where I served 1971-73 as minister of evangelism.
(Future meetings of the SBC. 2018 (June 11-13) Dallas TX. 2019 (June 10-12) Birmingham, AL. And, in 2020, (June 8-10) Orlando, FL.)
And in the year 2018….
Memorial Day weekend. Family reunion in Alabama.
June 11-13 Southern Baptist Convention. Dallas.
September 8 — draw for the wedding of Whitney Lingafelter in Springfield, IL.
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