Texas Baptists has partnered with NavPress to offer high quality discipleship materials to churches at a discounted rate.

By using the discount code D12L24QB6, congregations can receive a 10 percent discount on discipleship materials. A portion of the money used to buy materials also will be invested into Texas Baptist ministries.

“We are excited about our new relationship with NavPress as our strategic discipleship partner with the Baptist General Convention of Texas,” said Phil Miller, director of the convention’s Bible Study/Discipleship Team. “This is a tremendous opportunity for Texas Baptists to have access to some of the best discipleship resources available anywhere. This partnership will provide our churches new access to the ‘best of the best’ in discipleship resources that have made NavPress and the Navigators so well known around the world in the area of disciple-making. And, it opens the door to the wonderful new resources NavPress is creating in their Discipleship Inside Out emphasis.”

To order from NavPress, call 800-366-7788 or visit www.navpress.com.

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