Christians are to be disciples and make disciples, and Texas Baptists want to do both well. The information on this page is intended to help church leaders with relationships and resources to enhance the discipleship process.
Baking Cakes – a recipe for discipleship
by Keith Lowry on August 18, 2016 in great commission
So, here’s the story. I have this friend. I’m only one of many friends he has. He’s a baker and makes the most awesome cakes. And ages ago, he gathered a bunch of his friends and sort of commissioned them to head out and enlist others to be cake bakers like him. It was a big deal, and that original group really got it! I mean, they were immediately baking cakes and enlisting others to bake cakes. The business grew exponentially.
But now, many years later, our group of cake bakers has sort of gotten off track. When we get together to talk about our enlistment and training program to develop more bakers, we tend to get bogged down... [continue]
Texas Baptist Educator's Network
The Texas Baptist Educator's Network connects leaders of education and discipleship ministries in churches across the state, to provide continuing education, fellowship, and support. There is no one-size-fits-all discipleship plan for every church, but we can learn from and encourage each other as we design ministries for our unique congregations. All pastors, directors, and ministers who oversee the education and discipleship ministries of their church are included and invited to participate. See below for more information:
Texas Baptist Educator's Retreat
Church staff leaders with responsibilities for Bible study and discipleship will gain valuable ministry insight and encouragement/connection with colleagues from across the state. Learn more...
Regional Fellowship Opportunities
These fellowship groups of education and discipleship ministers participate in a fellowship dinner every year at Annual Meeting and monthly or quarterly lunches for fellowship and discussion.Learn more...
Life Stage Discipleship Ministries
Consultations and Training Events
Our staff is available to consult on site, by phone, or by video conference with you and your church leaders regarding discipleship ministry in your church. We can also work with you and your association or area to provide leadership training events for those who lead the areas of Bible study and discipleship in your congregations. To schedule, or for more information, please contact one of our team members.
Director of Discipleship
Adult Discipleship Specialist
Youth Discipleship Specialist
Childhood Discipleship Specialist