July 31 — available
August 6 (Saturday) Graduation speaker at William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS. Dr. Tommy King, President. 4 pm. (They’ll have four graduations that day, with four different speakers. I have 12 minutes to change the world…or try to keep the graduates awake, whichever comes first.)
August 7-10 Greenville, AL – Antioch East Baptist Church Revival. Ronnie Boulware, pastor.
August 14 — Centreville MS Baptist Church — my 5th Sunday at that wonderful church this year.
August 15 (Monday) Second cataract surgery. Ochsner’s Hospital.
August 19 (Friday noon) Senior luncheon at First Baptist New Orleans. David Crosby pastor and Bob Moore, min to seniors.
August 20-21 (Saturday-Sunday) Beulah Baptist Church, Boaz. Brother Tony Holcomb, pastor. Saturday night dinner at the church; preach for Sunday morning services, to kick off their revival.
August 22 (Monday) Deacons/wives Cleburne Assn, Oxford, AL. Philip Morris.
September 7 (Wednesday) dental apptmt.
September 11 (Sunday luncheon) Annual singles’ luncheon for the Coffee Baptist Association, Enterprise Alabama. Dr. John Granger, DOM.
September 16-18 Deacon Retreat for Church in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, Alan Rogers, Pastor. This is part of Chattanooga Baptist Assn. Preach for the church Sunday morning, and possibly some Sat night senior event.
September 26-29 Senior adult revival, Baton Rouge Association. Dr. Tommy Middleton, director of missions.
October 2 (Sunday) Jacob’s Well Church, Diamondhead, MS. Pastor Bill Warren (professor at NOBTS) is leading a wonderful congregation in a church he founded.
October 8 (Saturday) Drawing for the Madisonville Boat Festival, Pastor Lane Corley. From 10:30 or so to 2 pm. Then driving to Birmingham that afternoon/evening.
October 9, Sunday. Community Baptist Church, Maylene, AL. Bo Brown, pastor. “Homecoming/Celebration.” Maylene is just below Birmingham, near Alabaster and Helena.
October 21 (Friday) “Global Fest,” the annual fundraiser for Global Maritime Ministries. Held at First Baptist Church New Orleans.
October 23-25 Senior Adult revival, FBC Albertville, AL. Dr. Chris Johnson, pastor.
November 20 (Sunday) pm. Brandon Baptist Church, Brandon, MS. Dr. Clarence Cooper, Pastor. A dinner at which I’ll draw, and then speak.
December 6 (Tuesday) Speaking at a Christmas party for the William Wallace Association. Feliciana Baptist Church in Clinton, LA.
December 9-11 (Friday-Sunday) First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS. “Carols by Candlelight.” Five performances. I’m there to sketch guests nonstop. Second year in a row. — (Last year, I also sat through four of the performances. So unforgettable. People from hundreds of miles in every direction attend. This will be the 47th edition.)
December 12 (Monday) 6:30 pm Christmas party for the Two Rivers Baptist Association, held at FBC Greensburg, LA.
December 13 (Tuesday) 6:30 pm Christmas party for the Washington Baptist Association, held at FBC Franklinton, LA.
December 15 (Thursday) 6 pm. Board of directors, Global Maritime Ministries, New Orleans.
December 30 (Friday) 7 pm Wedding of Emily England at LSU (BCM). I’ll be sketching at the reception.
AND THE YEAR 2017….
January 29 Centreville (MS) First Baptist Church.
February 12 Centreville (MS) First Baptist Church
February 16 Global Maritime Ministries Exec committee
March 19 Centreville (MS) First Baptist Church
March 23 Global Maritime Ministries Board of directors
April 20 Global Maritime — executive committee
May 18 Global Maritime — executive committee
June 12-14 Southern Baptist Convention, Phoenix, AZ
June 22 Global Maritime board of directors
June 20 Global Maritime executive committee
July 19-23 (I think) holding for a convention meeting in Biloxi.
August 17 Global Maritime executive committee
September 21 Global Maritime board of directors
Octobe4 19 Global Maritime executive committee
November 16 Global Maritime executive committee
December 14 Global Maritime board of directors
(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. The philosophy seems to be that it’s best to meet during the hottest part of the year. Yikes.)
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