What I have been up to
Following our Summer Freedom Sunday, I spent a couple of weeks in Florida and Alabama. The first week, we had children and grandchildren with us. During the second week, Jeana and I spent time together, ending our days in Birmingham, Alabama, as we drove up from Florida.
We spent three days taking care of our two oldest grandsons as Josh worked in his new job at Hewitt Trussville High School, and Kate was in the final preparation for their move from Arkansas to Alabama.
Since I was scheduled for a meeting at the National Headquarters of the Women’s Missionary Union in Birmingham, Alabama, the timing worked out favorably. Yesterday, I spent time meeting with Wanda Lee, the Executive Director and Treasurer of the WMU, and her staff team. What a grand work this ministry has done over their 125 years of history. Through the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions, the WMU leads the way in mobilizing churches to give 54% of the International Mission Board’s operating budget through this one offering.
I have been involved some with our ministry at Cross Church the past couple of weeks, but mostly with my responsibilities as President of the Southern Baptist Convention. I have been very busy with the release of the Supreme Court’s decision on Hobby Lobby, plus the crisis on the border of Texas, along with interviews, engagements, and correspondence. Yet, God has sustained me and will see me through this time in response to the prayers of His people. Thanks for praying for me.
This coming Sunday, my text will be the final two verses in the Book of Acts. Please join me. As I preach on “The Unstoppable Kingdom of God”, pray for me. I am excited about these two great verses and the message God has been putting on my heart. For these past eighteen months, we have been diligently working through this long book of Acts. God has spoken. We have grown. Now we must advance His Kingdom of Hope!
Invite Someone to Church this Week
Please invite someone to worship this coming week. We cannot ignore the great need of the hour in the lives of people. The gospel is their #1 need.
Let’s take Jesus to them. Please pray for me this Sunday. Pray for our other preaching pastors. Pray for our worship services.
Yours for the Great Commission,
Ronnie W. Floyd