Thomas White, Jeremy Pierre, and Mike Hess served as speakers for this special gathering of the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio Regular Baptist Associations. Over 400 were in attendance for this special gathering. 42 displayers from a variety of ministries provided helpful information for those in attendance. Kathy Schroder shared an impactful session for women on Tuesday afternoon. Each state association planned for future ministry initiatives during business sessions on Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday afternoon included a panel discussion on the topic of “Identifying and Educating the Next Generation of Pastors.” The panel, which was comprised of pastors, seminary professors, and TriState Association representatives, responded to more than a dozen questions dealing with the important need of a new generation of pastors.
The Tri-State Conference featured fellowship opportunities each day of the conference. Special concerts were held on Monday (Heartsong from Cedarville University) and Tuesday (Emmanuel Baptist Church) evening. Clarks Summit University (Monday) and Continental Baptist Missions (Tuesday) provided evening fellowship gatherings. Lunch (Cedarville University) and breakfast (Regular Baptist Church) gatherings were also featured.