[img_assist|nid=6944|title=Mike Canady|desc=LBC Executive Director David Hankins (right) recognizes Mike Canady, his wife Linda, and son Matt during the 2010 Annual Meeting. Canady, the LBC’s Director of Missions, is retiring Dec. 31 after serving in that post for the last 17 years.|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=67]By STAFF, Baptist Message
ALEXANDRIA – Many, La., native Mike Canady on Dec. 31 concludes his service as Director of Missions with the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It’s a post he’s ministered through over the last 17 years.
“Not until we bow before the feet of Jesus will we fully understand all that Mike Canady has done for the kingdom of God,” said LBC Executive Director David Hankins. “In his faithful service as an international missionary, as a director of missions, and as the leader of the LBC Missions and Ministry team, Mike has demonstrated great faith, wisdom and a heart for lost people.