Lt Col Leemon Baird, USAF (Ret.): “All for Christ”
About the Topic: We are called to do everything for Christ. God wants us to be living for him every moment. So how can I serve in the military or do my job for Christ? Take care of the kids for Christ? Go to school for Christ? Wash the dishes for Christ? Let’s explore the scriptures together to see what it really means to do everything for Jesus.
About the Speaker: Leemon served 24 years in the Air Force, first as an Air Force Academy cadet, and later a professor there. After retirement, he has worked as a researcher and started several companies. He has been a member of OCF since 1985, and enjoys studying the Bible, and teaching Bible studies for groups from children to adults.
Concurrent Programs Available: Father Teen Adventure (parents and teens between the ages of 14 and 19), OCF Anchor Points
Whether you are a father or teenager, living life as a family in our fast-paced, “plugged-in” culture is not always an easy task. Constant busyness and a tremendous volume of messaging from outside influences can easily sidetrack us from deep relationships, both in our walk as Christians and in our relationships with our family. Sometimes we need to unplug from our daily routine and spend some time in a different and challenging environment both to deepen relationships between dads and teenage sons or daughters and to help facilitate the important transition from teenager to grown men and women. Father Teen Adventure is a unique program that was developed to help fathers and teens meet this need.
Every day of OCF Anchor Points enables participants to pull on a different thread of Christian calling in the context of serving the military community. OCF was incorporated as a ministry “to bind together officers serving, or who have served, in the Armed Forces of the United States of America, who own allegiance to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.” Our ministry requires a persevering member-led effort, so that in the midst of America’s changing culture, Christ-like leaders remain faithful in gospel-driven ministry. We call this premier servant-development week ANCHOR POINTS—a name built upon the imagery of rock climbing “anchor points” that combine to create a “master point”. A master point provides climbers security upon the face of treacherous rock. Similarly, God has placed each person in the body of Christ such that we help one another establish anchor points in our calling to glorify Him.