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173rd Mississippi Baptist Convention

Convention Board Emphasis Video

Convention Session Reports

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Schedule

October 28, 2008 • Tuesday Morning First Session

Time Event Other Information
8:25 Concert of Praise Fairview Baptist Church, Columbus
Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra
8:30 Sounding of the Gavel Mickey Dalrymple
Congregational Praise and Worship Slater Murphy
Scripture Reading: Acts 1:8 and Acts 8:1-5 Doris Knight
Prayer Linda Donnell
8:45 Organization of the Convention Mickey Dalrymple
Recognition and Seating of Messengers
Report of Committee on Order of Business Lavon Gray
Recognition of Tellers and Credentials Committee Mickey Dalrymple
Welcome from FBC, Jackson Stan Buckley
8:55 Congregational Praise and Worship Slater Murphy
9:00 Bible Treasure David Platt
9:25 Report of Committee on Committees Jay Richardson
9:30 Presentation of Resolutions
9:35 Election of the President David Hamilton
9:45 Testimony Sammy Gilbreath
10:05 Concert of Praise Fairview Baptist Church, Columbus
Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra
10:10 Christian Action Commission Report Jimmy Porter
10:20 Baptist Children’s Village Report Rory Lee
10:30 Convention Board Report Gary Richardson
10:40 Congregational Praise and Worship Slater Murphy
10:45 Concert of Praise Fairview Baptist Church, Columbus
Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra
11:00 President’s Address Mickey Dalrymple
11:30 Benediction Ruben Ramirez

October 28, 2008 • Tuesday Afternoon, Second Session

Time Event Other Information
1:30 Concert of Praise Mississippi Singing Churchmen
1:45 Sounding of the Gavel David Hamilton
Congregational Praise and Worship David Blackwell
Scripture Reading: Luke 17:11-19 Johnny Bley
Prayer Courtney Selvy
1:55 Bible Treasure David Platt
2:20 Testimony Jerrod McCabe
2:40 Concert of Praise Mississippi Singing Churchmen
2:50 Business Session Mickey Dalrymple
Presentation of 2009 Budget Weldon Aultman
Results of Election of President
Election of Convention Officers Mickey Dalrymple
Presentation of Resolutions
Miscellaneous Business
3:15 Mississippi Baptist Foundation Daniel Hall
3:25 Business Session Mickey Dalrymple
Election of Convention Officers
Miscellaneous Business
3:50 Congregational Praise and Worship David Blackwell
3:55 Choral Praise FBC Kosciusko Sanctuary Choir
4:10 Convention Sermon Barry Corbett
4:40 Benediction Travis Willis

October 28, 2008 • Tuesday Night, Third Session

Time Event Other Information
6:30 Congregational Praise and Worship Graham Smith
6:40 Sounding of Gavel Mickey Dalrymple
Final Presentation of Resolutions
Congregational Praise and Worship Graham Smith
Scripture Reading: John 4:1-10 Anthony Britt
Prayer Tracy Moser
6:55 Choral Praise Metro Jackson Combined Choirs
7:05 Congregational Praise and Worship Graham Smith
7:10 Testimony Iris Blue
7:30 Choral Praise Metro Jackson Combined Choirs
7:40 Mississippi Baptist Convention Board Emphasis Jim Futral
8:15 Benediction Peter Liu

October 29, 2008 • Wednesday Morning, Fourth Session

Time Event Other Information
8:30 Sounding of the Gavel Steve Mooneyham
Congregational Praise and Worship Randy Wood
Scripture Reading: Luke 10:25-37 Alvester Brown
Prayer Robert Lenair
8:45 Bible Treasure David Platt
9:10 Report of Education Commission Brian Remley
9:15 Memorial Service Bruce Cappleman
9:25 Choral Praise Mississippi College Singers
9:35 Introduction of College Presidents Mickey Dalrymple
9:40 Mississippi College Report Lee Royce
9:50 Testimony Janet Thomas
10:10 Business Session Mickey Dalrymple
Adoption of 2009 Budget Weldon Aultman
Committee on Nominations Report Paul Crowley
Time, Place & Preacher Committee Report Matt Buckles
Resolutions Committee Report Jon Daniels
Miscellaneous Business Mickey Dalrymple
10:40 Missions Mobilization Ken Rhodes
10:50 Congregational Praise and Worship Randy Wood
10:55 Special Guest Musician Aaron Odom
11:05 Message
Sowing and Reaping – Psalm 126:5-6
David Uth
11:45 Benediction Jim Booth

Featured Speakers

Barry CorbettBarry Corbett, pastor of FBC Kosciusko, since 1991, was born in Alexandria, LA. He is a graduate of Mississippi College and received a Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has also served as pastor of FBC, Poplarville, MS, Pelahatchie BC, Pelahatchie MS, and Calvary BC, Smithdale, MS. Denominational service includes MBCB Executive Committee, Mississippi College Board of Trustees, MBC Chair of Committee on Committees, and MBC Committee on Nominations. He and his wife, Denise, are the parents of two children, Patrick and Sarah.

Mickey DalrympleMickey Dalrymple, pastor of Fairview BC, Columbus, since 1984, is an Alabama native. He is a graduate of Athens College, Athens, AL, and received a Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also served as pastor of Moulton BC, Moulton, AL, and associate pastor of FBC, Decatur, AL. He has served on the Board of the Alabama Baptist Convention and the Mississippi Baptist Convention. He has also served on the Committee on Boards and Agencies and Committee on Nominations for the Southern Baptist Convention. He and his wife, Carol, have two children, Clint and Julie.

David PlattDavid Platt, pastor of the Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham, AL, is an Atlanta, GA native. His first love in ministry is disciple making through the biblical model of teaching God’s Word, mentoring others, and sharing his faith. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Philosophy from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has previously served at NOBTS as Dean of Chapel and Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching and Apologetics. He and his wife, Heather, are the parents of two sons, Caleb and Joshua.

David UthDavid Uth, became the senior pastor of FBC of Orlando in April 2006. He was born in Memphis, TN. He graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion. He earned a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. While teaching at the seminary for three years, he began his Doctoral studies, completing his PhD. in New Testament. He has pastored churches in Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana. Prior to coming to First Orlando, he served as senior pastor of FBC West Monroe, LA. He and his wife, Rachel, have three children, Joshua, Andrew, and Hannah.

Program Personalities

Personality Position
Aultman, Weldon Lay Member, FBC, Indianola
Blackwell, David Minister of Music/Worship, FBC, Kosciusko
Bley, Johnny Director, NOBTS Extension, Parchman, MS
Blue, Iris Duane & Iris Blue Ministries, Lucas, TX
Booth, Jim Volunteer Deaf Ministry Team Leader, Pinelake Church, Brandon
Brashier, Edd Orchestra Director, FBC, Jackson
Britt, Anthony BSU Director, Southwest Mississippi Community College, Summit
Brown, Alvester Pastor, Solid Rock BC, Greenville
Buckles, Matt Pastor, FBC, Vicksburg
Buckley, Stan Senior Pastor, FBC, Jackson
Cappleman, Bruce Director, Church-Minister Relations, MBCB
Corbett, Barry Pastor, FBC, Kosciusko
Crowley, Paul Pastor, Woolmarket BC, Biloxi
Dalrymple, Mickey Pastor, Fairview BC, Columbus
Daniels, Jon Pastor, Country Woods BC, Byram
Donnell, Linda Lay Member, University BC, Hattiesburg
Futral, Jim Executive Director-Treasurer, MBCB
Gilbreath, Sammy Director, Evangelism, Alabama State Convention, Montgomery, AL
Gray, Lavon Minister of Music/Worship, FBC, Jackson
Hall, Daniel Executive Director, Mississippi Baptist Foundation, MBC
Hamilton, David Pastor, West Heights BC, Pontotoc
Knight, Doris Lay Member, Como BC, Como
Lee, Rory Executive Director, Baptist Children’s Village, Clinton
Lenair, Robert Pastor, Strangers Rest BC, Dundee
Liu, Peter Pastor, Chinese Ministry, FBC, Jackson
McCabe, Jerrod Interim Pastor, Thompson Hill BC, Beaumont
Meaders, James Director, Mississippi College Singers, Clinton
Mooneyham, Steve AMD, Gulf Coast Baptist Association, Gulfport
Moser, Tracy BSU Director, Blue Mountain College, Blue Mountain
Murphy, Slater Minister of Music/Worship Fairview BC, Columbus
Odom, Aaron Minister of Music/Worship, FBC, Satsuma, AL
Platt, David Pastor, The Church of Brook Hills, Birmingham, AL
Porter, Jimmy Executive Director-Treasurer, Christian Action Commission, MBC
Ramirez, Ruben Pastor, Primera Iglesia Bautista, Gautier
Remley, Brian Chairman, Education Commission, FBC, McComb
Rhodes, Ken Director, Missions Mobilization, MBCB
Richardson, Gary Pastor, North Oxford BC, Oxford
Richardson, Jay Pastor, Highland Colony BC, Ridgeland
Royce, Lee President, Mississippi College, Clinton
Selvy, Courtney AMD, Panola Baptist Association, Batesville
Smith, Graham Director, Church Music, MBCB
Thomas, Janet Executive Director, Choose Life Mississippi
Uth, David Pastor, FBC, Orlando, FL
Valentine, Milfred Director, Mississippi Singing Churchmen, Prentiss BC, Prentiss
Willis, Travis Pastor, Hope Indian BC, Philadelphia
Wood, Randy Minister of Music/Worship, FBC, Tupelo