Meeting minutes from Michigan Baptist Bible Fellowship meeting on 5-17- 16

At Flint Baptist Temple, Burton, MI

Pastors in attendance Blaine Anderson,Dallas Berry, Dwight Billingsley, Greg Burdine, David

Chittenden, Dale Lewis, Jason Reaves, Richard Smith, Glenn Tatterson, Jon Wilkes, and Walt

Yeomans.

Greg Burdine, state chairman, called the meeting to order.

Opening Prayer: Dale Lewis

Previous Meeting Minutes: Motion to accept by Glen Tatterson, second by Jason Reaves, all

agreed, motion carried.

Treasurers Report: Presented by Richard Smith. Motion to accept by Walt Yeomans, Second by

David Chitttenden, all agreed, motion carried.

State Rep. Report: Glenn Tatterson – May Fellowship meeting at BBC Springfield was a good

meeting. A new Study abroad program was approved as well as 2 new affiliate schools. The national

officers ballot is set and you can get one by contacting the Tribune office.

Missions Report: Dwight Billingsley shared the start of a 2 year training program to train students to

minister to Arabic speaking people.

They will be selling the building in Clinton and looking to purchase a building in Deardorn.

Old Business: Accepting nominations for State level positions: Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary

and National Director are all open.

Greg shared some suggestions for constitutional changes to consider.

Currently we must have 10 pastors to make a quorum which poses a problem at some meetings.

Also we can only make changes to the constitution at the annual meeting in October.

New Business:

Next Meeting: Dinner Thursday, July 7 at the Brighton Cracker Barrel on I-96 at 6:30 PM Dutch

Treat.

Prayer requests: David Yeomans – went home to be with the Lord

Bob McDonald – pastor of Fair Haven Baptist – cancer

Linda Jones

Lloyd and Bea – members at Hale Baptist – college age son passed away

Closing Prayer: John Allen

Respectfully Submitted, Jon Wilkes