Texas Baptists’ Childhood Summit equips leaders to remember the joy
by Kirsten McKimmey on August 16, 2017 in news
Children need to know and experience love. They need consistent adults and leaders in their lives who are willing to seek to understand them and meet them where they are. That is what the Texas Baptists’ Childhood Ministry Summit sought to accomplish - to equip ministers in childhood leadership to clearly and meaningfully plan, effectively teach and learn to value how children and preschoolers learn so they might have a genuine relationship with God.
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This issue focuses on the Cultural Engagement Team and their work. Through Hispanic, African American and Intercultural Ministries, our team is the primary resource for 45 percent of Texas Baptist churches. Through these offices, contextualized training and service is provided to strengthen the leaders and congregations ministering in over 69 languages. It is a crazy big endeavor that grows by the day.
Texas Baptists is partnering with an organization known as Ministry Safe to better address the issue of child sexual abuse in the local Church. We are concerned about the wellbeing of children and greatly desire to see that suffering, especially at the hands of child predators, be prevented. Through this partnership, we are offering training opportunities for your church leaders, as well as other resources to help your church become aware and informed about how to prevent child sexual abuse.
Cooperative Program 2016 Annual Report
The 2016 CP Annual Report answers the question: Where did that $33.1 million go? Partnering with 2,079,385 individuals and 5,309 churches, Texas Baptists saw some astounding results from their generous Acts 1:8 giving to missions.