January 20-23 (Sunday-Wednesday) Mid-Winter Bible Study at Birmingham’s Community Baptist Church of Maylene. Bo Brown, pastor. Schedule: Sunday morning, both services, and Sunday night, then each night at 6:30 through Wednesday night. Also, M-T-W we’re doing shorter versions for seniors each morning at 10 am in the sanctuary.
January 28-29 Monday-Tuesday I’ll be drawing at the Louisiana Baptist Evangelism Conference at FBC Covington, LA. Dr. Keith Manuel, Evangelism Director.
February 4 (Monday) Luncheon in Hattiesburg for local ministers. Pine Belt Baptist Assn. Dr. Will Wall, director of missions.
February 7 Thursday — annual physical examination.
February 8 Friday — Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison, MS “Night to Shine” – I’ll be drawing.
February 9-10 (Saturday, Sunday) Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Trussville, AL. Widows’ banquet Sat night and preach for the church Sunday morning. In between, I’ll sketch as many people as possible. Ric Camp, pastor.
February 10 Sunday. pm for Central Baptist, Argo, AL. Dr Dewey Corder, pastor. Johnny Kilgore, my terrific first-cousin is their minister of music. (Will begin drawing at 5 pm in the foyer. and then speak to everyone.)
February 14 (Thursday) “Legacy Banquet” for widows, sponsored by the deacons. FBC Choudrant, LA. David Harrell, pastor.
February 16 (Saturday) Lakeshore Congregational Methodist Church, Byram, MS Speak/draw for seniors. Arrive at 10:45 am.
February 21 Thursday Mississippi Delta Community College–Greenwood Campus. Sketching from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Katie Jones, contact.
February 28-March 2 (Thursday-Saturday) “Shepherding Conference” for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Meeting in Lexington, KY. Steve Rice, team leader. I’ll be leading a breakout conference on “Longevity in ministry” and trying to sketch as many pastors/spouses as possible.
March 3-4 (Sunday and Monday) FBC Woodbury TN “Bible study on 7 churches of Asia Minor” Dr. Dean Anderson, pastor
March 8-9 Friday-Saturday New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Foundation Board.
March 17-20 (Sunday through Wednesday) First Baptist, Gainesville, GA “Spiritual Enrichment Week” Bruce Fields, Associate Pastor. Will be working with George Fields, a wonderful entertainer/inspirational leader.
March 30 (Saturday) 10 am — Speak to a retreat of ministers and spouses at a local hotel
April 3 Wednesday — FBC Pleasant View, Tennessee. Brad Shockey, Pastor. In schools and with his church tonight. (Bertha and I are working our way northward to Michigan.)
April 5 Friday –– With Clough Pike Baptist Church, Cincinnati, OH. Josh Carter, Pastor.
April 7 Sunday am services. With Highland Baptist Church, Highland, MI. Pastor Rob Freshour.
April 7-9 Sunday-Tuesday Speaking and drawing for the “Office Personnel Conference”, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Michigan District. Held in Bay City, MI. Bertha and I will drive up, stopping to visit with friends and preach in churches along the way, coming and going.
April 10 heading southward toward home.
May 3-4 (Friday/Saturday) Wedding in New Orleans. Krystal Farnsworth and James Falvey.
(Saving May 23-26 weekend and the next week for a visit to south Florida)
May 31-June 2 (Friday-Saturday-Sunday) Olivet Baptist Church, Milton, FL. Weekend revival. Pastor William Milam
June 8 (Saturday) Draw at the wedding reception of Elizabeth Coker/Dane Wedgeworth’s marriage. Reception at the Crafts Center of Natchez Trace, Ridgeland MS. Arrive 2:30 pm.
June 9-12 (Sunday through Wednesday) SBC meets in Birmingham, Alabama
June 12 (Wednesday) During the SBC in Birmingham, I’ll be the luncheon speaker on Wednesday with the annual meeting of the BSCLN (Bi-vocational and Small Church Leadership Network).. Dr. Joe Wright, Executive.
July 8 (Monday) 10 am. Eastern Louisiana Baptist Assn. Walker, LA. Speak to the monthly ministers meeting on the subject of “church health.” Mark Carroll, contact.
July 14 Sunday Centreville (Baptist Church), Mississippi. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor. 10:45 am.
August 6 Tuesday — Deacon training for Associational churches. Selma, Alabama. Jonathan Jenkins.
August 23-24 Friday-Saturday Meadowview Baptist Church, Starkville MS. “Annual Men’s Conference.” Rev. Jason Middleton.
September 19 Thursday evening. Ruston, LA. Barry Joyner, DOM for the Concord-Union Associations, has me spending several hours with his pastors in an open-ended, free-wheeling talk session.
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