One of the identified goals that arose from the Vision Team’s listening to the Conference in its various settings had to do with identifying a new name for the conference that would be more inclusive of the mission geography we serve.
I have discovered that sometimes going off the trail either intentionally or accidentally can lead to discoveries that I might never have experienced.
Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming, from tender stem hath sprung! Of Jesse’s lineage coming, as saints of old have sung. It came a floweret bright, amid the cold of winter, When half-spent was the night.