It’s Annual Council time. What’s that? It’s when 300 church leaders from all over the world, mostly union presidents, meet to discuss church business. Once every five years they meet outside the North American Division. Conference presidents are told that when Annual Council takes place in their division, they can attend having both voice and vote. So I’ve been privileged to attend before; but not this time. This year they are in Manila, Philippines. World President Dr. Jan Paulsen told them that the Seventh-day Adventist Church is about mission, but it is also about unity. Elder Mark Finley preached that the Seventh-day Adventist Church is about the Bible. They will discuss topics ranging from the church’s structure to the appropriation of its funds, as well as progress made in the church’s mission efforts and its global AIDS ministry. So here’s my question: If you could be a fly on the wall at this the most significant annual meeting of the world church and in times like these, what would you hope our leaders are talking about?