By Art Toalston
PHOENIX — Just to the right of a heart defibrillator and fire extinguisher, Phil Baker has set up a plastic-top folding table in the cavernous loading dock at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Baker has placed a plastic box there labeled “Prayer Requests,” along with a supply of blank index cards and pencils and a couple dozen devotional booklets.
Another small stack of cards explains what Baker, the building superintendent at the Southern Baptist Convention building back in Nashville, is up to in Phoenix and every other city where the SBC holds its annual meetings. He is a member of The Glade Church, Gladeville. [Read more…]