Caldwell urges Missouri Baptist praticipation in crusade
By Allen Palmeri
March 2, 2004
JEFFERSON CITY – With the Heart of America Billy Graham Crusade in Kansas City a little more than three months away, Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) Evangelism Director Bob Caldwell is urging Missouri Baptists to call the Graham office at (816) 361-8484.
“If you have people in your church who are interested in being a part of the choir, being a part of counseling, find out how you can play a part and then get your people involved," Caldwell said.
“The greatest thing we can do is to start developing relationships with lost friends and acquaintances, people we work with, and already start inviting them to come with you to Kansas City. Bring lost people to the crusade. Sit with them. Encourage them. If they need to commit their life to Christ, go forward with them. That’s the greatest role we can play.
“We as Missouri Baptists can get literally tens of thousands of lost people there, if we really work together on it."
Caldwell is making plans to go. He will serve as needed.
“I want to be involved in any way," he said. “If that’s picking up trash in the parking lot after the event’s over, or if that’s being in the middle of the counseling, I want to be involved in serving any way that I possibly can. I know that Missouri Baptists have the same heart, wanting to do everything they can to watch the kingdom extended through this crusade."
|Heart of America Billy Graham Crusade
The Pathway will provide regular updates on events leading up to the Heart of America Billy Graham Crusade June 17-20 at Arrowhead Stadium. This update centers on seminars that you can attend to help make the crusade a success. For more information on how you can participate, visit www.heartofamericacrusade.org or phone (816) 361-8484.
March 1-6: Crusade Outreach Seminars. From Monday through Friday at 7-9 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, crusade leadership workshops will be held. These workshops will include pastors, congregational leaders, children’s leaders, counseling and follow-up leaders, mobilization leaders and student leaders.
March 14: Crusade Support Sunday. The pastors present the financial needs of the crusade and the proposed program for church involvement.