Bible Drill and Speakers’ Tournament exists to raise up a generation of Christ followers through encouraging them to hide God’s word deep in their heart and express it effectively. Browse the resources below for information on Bible Drill and Speakers’ Tournament.
2016 Blue Scripture Cards will be available to download mid-July.
Participants in BGCT drills may use one of three Bible translations – the King James Version (KJV), the New International Version (NIV), or the Holman Christian Standard (HCSB). Click here for details about which Bibles to order.
Points of Emphasis
The following notes are not exhaustive rules or guidelines, but are intended to help clarify issues from previous years’ competitions. Please refer to the appropriate age group Leader Handbook at texasbaptists.org/bibledrill for complete information. Click here for more information.
Four scholarships are available through Bible Drill. Click here for more information.
Stories of Victory
The main purpose of Bible Drill is to instill how to use the Bible and hide God’s word in our hearts. In the Summer 2014 edition of Texas Baptist Magazine, read about how Bible Drill transformed Mario – a child of poverty, who had a negative view of the world and a foul mouth. Also learn about this year’s National Invitational Bible Drill and Speaker’s Tournament Champion, Texas native Yana, as well as the Burkett family who wholeheartedly believe in the values of Bible Drill. Click here to read more.
Click here for a detailed Bible Drill instructional video.
Speaker Power is a helpful book for Youth Speakers’ Tournament participants and leaders. It includes sections on Choosing a Topic, Developing Your Speech, practice tips, and Giving Your Speech, and is available through the Discipleship Office by calling Sheryl Page at 214-828-5286. Cost of Speaker Power is $8.00 plus shipping.
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