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Worship Summit
Plainview, TX
Special Friends Retreat
Cedar Hill, TX
10/3/14 – 10/5/14
Retired Ministers’ Retreat
Kerrville, TX
10/6/14 – 10/9/14
Certification Class
Dallas, TX
Youth Ministry Conclave
Arlington, TX

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Executive Board approves purchase of BUA property

by Kalie Lowrie — October 1, 2014

DALLAS – During the September 29 business session of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board, it was unanimously approved for the convention to purchase 12.87 acres of land in San Antonio currently owned by the Baptist University of the Americas. The land will be purchased for $4.373 million, with an additional cash payment of $200,000 to pay off two bank loans held by the university.

“Thank you for walking alongside them [BUA] in this time of need,” said Dr. David Hardage, executive director. “We will continue to pray for them and seek God to meet their needs. This is a great way to help one of…


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.

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As the peak of summer heat has already passed in Lebanon, most residents are gearing up for winter while many refugees are preparing just to survive. Texas Baptists have the opportunity to help provide warmth to the refugees through a partnership with the Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD) whose mission is to serve the church in Lebanon and the Arab World through spiritual, social and educational development.

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This year, the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation (TBMF) is celebrating their 30th anniversary of supporting missions work both in Texas and around the world. In honor of this milestone, they have compiled 30 opportunities that can each be accomplished with $1,000. To discover more about each project, please download our booklet below.

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Baptist General Convention of Texas
333 N. Washington Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246
(888) 244-9400

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Thirty years ago, a group of
individuals were challenged with the
task to provide resources to start
2,000 churches. Now this group is
known as the Texas Baptist Missions
Foundation (TBMF). Today, the
TBMF works with individuals who
want to support missions in Texas and
around the world.

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Bill Arnold, president of the Texas
Baptist Missions Foundation, has been
with the Foundation since its start.
Thirty years later, he is just as
passionate about the Foundation’s
current projects as he was about the
very first one. In this month’s profile,
learn more about Bill, his family, his
favorite projects and his love for flying.

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