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Breaking the church’s silence on mental health

Read about how you and your church can engage in the mental health conversation and help those in your area suffering from mental illness. Click below to read stories spotlighted in the summer edition of TX Baptists, including features on Mental Health and the Church, a minister’s view point, a church’s model and a first-hand account of a ministry family’s struggle with mental illness and their road to recovery.

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Donate to Disaster Recovery

Texas Baptists Respond to Louisiana Flooding

Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery will be responding in the days ahead. Click here to learn more about Texas Baptists involvement in Louisiana.

All funds given will help support the work of Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery. TBDR works with disaster survivors throughout the long-term restoration process by partnering with local churches, associations and other long-term recovery teams to mobilize volunteers, gather donated funds and raise awareness.



Events

Special Friends Retreat
Floydada, TX
9/9/16 – 9/10/16

Urban Church Leader Coaching & Mentoring Seminar
Waco, TX
9/12/16 – 9/13/16

Chaplaincy Relations Annual Training
Waxahachie, TX
9/13/16 – 9/16/16

Special Friends Retreat
Cedar Hill, TX
9/30/16 – 10/1/16

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Summit attendees learn how to care for families with special needs children


When Jason and Maggie Whitt shared about the impact of special needs ministry during the Childhood and Family Ministry Summit on August 12, they spoke from their personal experience parenting their 7-year-old daughter, Camille.

“It is important for the awareness to be heightened for families of children with special needs,” Whitt shared on Friday evening at First Baptist Church of Arlington, where the retreat was held. “This will raise the awareness of the entire church.“

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We’ve Moved

We value your partnership and continued giving! Please send all future payments and gifts – including Cooperative Program giving – to our new finance and accounting address:

Texas Baptists
7557 Rambler Road
Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75231-2310

All other mail may be sent to our new primary mailing address at Texas Baptists, 7557 Rambler Road, Suite 1200, Dallas, TX 75231-2388.

Ministry Safe

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.

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TX Baptists Magazine

In this edition of TX Baptists magazine, we are spotlighting how you and your church can help break the silence on mental health. Also, read stories about the power of partnerships in planting a new church, why singing is integral in worship, why ministers should have an annual mental health checkup and more!

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txb.life

In the Fall edition of txb.life, take a look at discipleship from a variety of angles. From training up children in faith to focusing as an adult on discipleship day-to-day as you go, join us as we explore what it looks like to follow Jesus’ command in the Great Commission to make disciples.

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