The kids in the feeding program I work with have been selected from families most in need. They burst through the classroom doors each day with so much energy and excitement. Full Story »
There are two kinds of people in our town: people who like the smell of church and people who don’t. That is not to say that they are not open to Jesus, but their perception is that the church comes with pews and weird music. So our church’s leadership has been exploring non-traditional types of Christian education by building faith community into other activities that don’t smell like church. Full Story »
Sitting on couches overlaid with colorful quilts, university students from Dallas Baptist University and the University of Sao Paulo each sang to the tune of “Amazing Grace” in their own language. Full Story »
May 18-20, 200 Go Now Missionaries gathered at Dallas Baptist University for Orientation. They were prepared for service through worship, training sessions and seminars. On Sunday, May 19, family and friends were invited to attend a Commissioning Service. Below is a peek into orientation from some of our students. Our Go Now student missionaries will be serving from 2 weeks to 10 months in 13 different states and 21 countries. We are scattering Texas student to the nations! Full Story »
Leading a Significant Sunday School is the theme for the 2013 Texas Baptist Educators Retreat on April 15-17 in New Braunfels. Church staff with responsibility for adult or overall education/discipleship ministries will receive practical ideas and experience great fellowship with friends in ministry. Visit the retreat information pages to find out more and to register.
Friends of the BGCT may register for the 2013 Catalyst Dallas conference at a discounted rate through March 7. For more information about the conference, visit catalystdallas.com. Click here to register with the special BGCT discount code.
Between now and December 31, we have an opportunity to give a big boost to the North Texas Food Bank’s efforts to meet the challenge of hunger in the North Texas Area. We Texas Baptists care about hungry people, and we want to do something that makes the best use of the dollars we give. Here’s is such an opportunity.
Normally, when you give to the NTFB, each dollar provides three healthy meals to some hungry person. That in itself is a pretty good deal. But from now to the end of the year, someone has offered to match every donation to NTFB! That is six meals for each dollar you give! Here is the message to us from NTFB’s president/CEO.