BLOGFORCE: Question of Resurrection for Executive Council Candidates

We’re now in Pentecost and heading quickly towards General Convention at the end of the month.  At convention, we elect members to the Executive Council, which functions kind of like the vestry of a church or the board  of a non-profit.

There are not a lot of good ways for deputies across the country to get to know the EC candidates, so we thought we would provide a small opportunity for candidates to answer a question about what we try to do here at Acts8 – Proclaim resurrection.

Acts8 will not be endorsing any particular candidates.  We will simply post the answers here on our website as a resource.

The question, to be answered in 350 words or less so we can list them all in one post is:

“How will you share your love of Jesus inside and outside the church, and how must the church change in order to be more effective at proclaiming resurrection?”

Candidates who do not have a blog can simply send their answer as noted below and it will be published in the summary.  Those who do will have the full answer published in the summary along with a link to their blog.  All submissions are due by 5PM Central on June 15.

If you are not an Executive Council candidate and wish to blog or send your answer, we will list those in a section below the candidates.  It’s a good question for us all.

David Simmons
Acts8 BLOGFORCE Wing Commander

How do I participate in the Blogforce?

If you have a blog, Simply blog your 350 word or less answer on your own site, then:

1. Paste the code you can find here at the bottom of your post – note that it is code so you will probably need to switch to HTML view in your blog editor. It should look like this on your blog when posted or previewed:

2. Send the permanent link to  This should be done by no later than 5PM Central Time on the 15th of June.  On Monday, the abstracts will be re-posted with links.  At that point, the provided code will point to the round-up page instead of here.

If you do not have a blog, simply send your 350 word answer to This should be done by no later than 5PM Central Time on the 15th of June.  Make sure you let us know your full name.

The editorial board of Acts8 reserves the right to decline submissions that are deemed offensive or do not uphold the Guiding Principles.

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