By Larry Robertson
Sr. Pastor, Hilldale Baptist Church, Clarksville
Three frogs were sitting on a log. One decided to jump off, so how many are left? Three, because deciding to jump is not the same as actually jumping.
That old joke is a reminder to us that good intentions mean little until they become action. Incidentally, Evangelist Sam P. Jones (a southern contemporary to Dwight L. Moody) is credited with coining the phrase, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”
Tennessee Baptists transacted a number of important decisions regarding our mission and our future at last week’s Summit in Brentwood. The Five Objectives recommended by the Vision 2021 Transition team and approved by the assembly are hugely significant in establishing a clear and compelling vision for the next 10 years. Our goal is simple — to reduce the level of spiritual lostness in Tennessee. [Read more…]