Nashville, TN—Free Will Baptist leaders from 21 states and two Canadian provinces gathered at Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel December 6-7 for the 2010 Free Will Baptist Leadership Conference. The annual event, which provides a meeting venue for denominational boards and agencies, is open to any Free Will Baptist minister or leader.
In addition to worship services and seminars, denominational officers and board members handled a lengthy slate of business. The Nominating Committee of the National Association of Free Will Baptists met to make recommendations for board and commission vacancies to be filled at the 2011 convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Todd Smith (SC) chairs the seven-person committee.
The 2011 Leadership Conference will meet December 5-6, at the Nashville Marriott Airport Hotel. The forum-styled conference will address the findings of a committee recently appointed to the task of promoting unity and cooperation across the denomination by helping churches respond to the cultural shifts that affect their congregations.