by Allen Webster

SEVIERVLLE, Tenn. (BNc)- This annual gathering of preachers, elders, deacons, church members, youth ministers and their wives will be held this year in the Great Smoky Mountains Aug. 22-28.

ptp08.gifFifty-four speakers from twelve states–including George Bailey, Alan Highers, Tom Holland and Winford Claiborne–will teach classes and preach the Gospel.

Of special interest this year, NASA Special Agent Mike Ball will conduct a seminar on Web safety for parents and teens; Tom Collier will teach a series on time management for church workers; and Dewayne Wilson, of Freed-Hardeman University, will teach on money management for Christians.

Classes for children (including meeting Digger Doug) and teens will be offered each day.

More than 800 people from 33 states and six nations are already registered.

To learn more, to see the full schedule, or to register, go to the Polishing the Pulpit website.

You may also email questions to Allen Webster.

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us