Thanks for letting the CLC share about its work
by Gus Reyes — November 20, 2014
Thanks to Texas Baptists for giving the Christian Life Commission the opportunity to share about its ministries this week at the BGCT Annual Meeting. The CLC staff is proud to serve you day in, day out; it was especially rewarding to share about that work in this special setting.
A special word of thanks to Dennis Parrish, whom we contracted to produce our main stage and exhibit stage production. His design and production skills helped us greatly in presenting the ministries and impact of the CLC.
A.C. Miller, Foy Valentine, Jimmie Allen, James Dunn, Phil Strickland and Suzii Paynter established a tremendous direction for the…
Good Grief: A Way through the Holidays after a Loved One Dies
by Eric Whitmore — November 24, 2014
My favorite cartoon to watch is, and will always be, A Charlie Brown Christmas. There is something so poignant and sad, yet celebratory, about the story. On one hand, Charlie Brown works so hard to make Christmas special, and all he ends up with is a small, insignificant tree. On the other hand, the cartoon probably has the most memorable presentation of the Birth of Jesus, delivered by Linus in the school play.
This is the eighth Christmas after the death of my father. As a retired military chaplain, I understand that the holidays are difficult without a loved one next to you. This is even truer if the loved one will never…
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Before making your trip to Waco for the 2014 Annual Meeting, be sure to take a look at the 2015 Budget Summary. If you or your church haven’t received a copy, expect to see it early next week or download the digital version. Contact the Treasurer’s Office at (214) 828-5310 if you have any questions.
Our Annual Church Profile (ACP) is to enable your church to examine its progress of ministry and growth. As you cooperatively share this information associations, state conventions and Baptist agencies are better able to assist your congregation in all areas of church life. This profile can be filled out manually or submitted online by November 30, 2014.
“You will be made rich in everything so that your generosity will spill over in every direction.” 2 Corinthians 9:11
Hear from Dr. Hardage and his message on how the fall season is a time of generosity and find out more about how your generosity is impacting the lives of others around the state and globe.
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