What would have happened if the featured platform speakers included a senior minister of thirty or forty years, who preached an expository message about church ministry from Acts or one of the Epistles? And what if that pastor had spoken on suffering rather than success, or holiness rather than generational divides?
But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; 2 Timothy 3:14
All was well until a mega-church, Symphony Church, moved in and decided it didn’t like having a “conservative” neighbor.
When will we be treated to the wisdom of the man who gave his life serving a small church for 40 years? He has far more to say to a pastor’s conference than what is presently on the menu.