WHEREAS, The messengers to the 155th session of the Southern Baptist Convention have enjoyed a time of worship, encouragement, and fellowship; and
WHEREAS, We acknowledge God’s providence for all these blessings; and
WHEREAS, We also acknowledge the kind hospitality of all the people of New Orleans, Louisiana; and
WHEREAS, We also acknowledge our local Southern Baptist churches, associations, committees, the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and the many volunteers who worked diligently to make our stay a pleasant one; and
WHEREAS, We especially acknowledge the Lord’s work in enabling our president, officers, various committees, convention speakers, musicians, and other platform personnel to conduct the affairs of this Convention with dignity and a Christ-like spirit; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 19–20, 2012, express our profound gratitude to the Lord and to all those He used to bring about a meeting characterized by grace, evangelism, worship, encouragement, cooperation, and purpose.