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Registration

RegistrationStudent Disaster RecoveryRestoring hope •Rebuilding communities •Reflecting Christ Registration for BOUNCE will open January 15, 2015

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Registration

Abide is an unscheduled prayer experience for college students, high school seniors and adults who work with college students. Abide is designed to be a time of retreat. There is a opening session on Friday night and a closing session Saturday afternoon. Everything in between is up to you. There will be various "Abide Encounters"...

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African American Ministry

African AmericanMinistry We strive to cooperate with other Baptists bodies to minister to African Americans and others in fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. We achieve this by raising up and training leaders in the African American church body. Our Objectives Serve as facilitator and liaison to Texas Baptists (BGCT)...

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Executive Board

Executive Board Login Directors click below to log in to the Executive Board password protected pages. Questions? Contact Bethany Frisch at bethany.frisch@texasbaptists.org or (214) 828-5296. Log in About The Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas consists of 90 Directors selected from 30 sectors around the sta...

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Churches and the Democratic Process

Churches and the Democratic Process Churches and Campaigns Churches are free and encouraged to speak out on current moral and ethical issues of the day that have political components. However, they may not intervene in partisan political campaigns. In exchange for the benefit of tax exempt status, churches (and other nonprofit org...

texasbaptists.org/ministries/clc/public-policy/legislative-action-churches-individuals/churches-democratic-process


GED Prep U

GED Prep U The Baptist General Convention of Texas is dedicated in its efforts to put General Equivalency Diploma (GED) preparation programs in its churches. We are committed to equipping Texas Baptist churches with the resources needed and to help expand educational opportunities for all students and promote adult education throu...

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Child Protection Training

Child Protection training & certification Training Certificate Information All Adult Sponsors and participants 18 years of age and older are required to take the MinistrySafe Sexual Abuse Awareness Training. After watching the online training, a quiz is administered. A minimum score of 70 is required. After taking the test, yo...

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Texas Baptist Educator's Retreat

April 16-18, 2018 T Bar M Camps/Retreats 2549 Highway 46 WestNew Braunfels, TX 78132 Reserve Your Room Guest Speaker Dr. Daryl Eldridge View Bio Dr. Daryl Eldridge Dr. Daryl Eldridge is the President of Rockbridge Seminary, a fully-online seminary built on the five purposes of the church.  He served as the Dean of the School...

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About

About The Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas consists of 90 Directors selected from 30 sectors around the state. Three directors are selected from each sector to serve a three year term. A director is eligible and could receive a second three year term. These directors are nominated to the convention by the...

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Executive Board - Private

Executive Board - Private Announcements Registration now closed.Please contact Bethany Frisch at (214) 828-5296 with any questions regarding registration. 100 year history of the Executive Board Meeting Information Executive Board Dates for  2018, 2019, and 2020May 2018 Schedule Meeting Location February, May, September, 2018...

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Certification Courses

Certification Courses The Childhood Certification consists of the following nine courses: Characteristics of Preschoolers and Children Essentials of Ministry Family Ministry Guidance in the Classroom Implementation of a Safe Ministry Area Leadership in the Church/Ministry or Programming Principles of Teaching/How to Choose Curricu...

texasbaptists.org/ministries/great-commission/discipleship/childhood-discipleship/certification-courses


Abide

Abide is an unscheduled prayer experience for college students, high school seniors and adults who work with college students. Abide is designed to be a time of retreat. There is a opening session on Friday night and a closing session Saturday afternoon. Everything in between is up to you. There will be various "Abide Encounters"...

texasbaptists.org/ministries/collegiate/abide


Schedule

Abide is an unscheduled prayer experience for college students, high school seniors and adults who work with college students. Abide is designed to be a time of retreat. There is a opening session on Friday night and a closing session Saturday afternoon. Everything in between is up to you. There will be various "Abide Encounters"...

texasbaptists.org/ministries/collegiate/abide/schedule


Stations

Abide is an unscheduled prayer experience for college students, high school seniors and adults who work with college students. Abide is designed to be a time of retreat. There is a opening session on Friday night and a closing session Saturday afternoon. Everything in between is up to you. There will be various "Abide Encounters"...

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Publicity

Abide is an unscheduled prayer experience for college students, high school seniors and adults who work with college students. Abide is designed to be a time of retreat. There is a opening session on Friday night and a closing session Saturday afternoon. Everything in between is up to you. There will be various "Abide Encounters"...

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Directions

Abide is an unscheduled prayer experience for college students, high school seniors and adults who work with college students. Abide is designed to be a time of retreat. There is a opening session on Friday night and a closing session Saturday afternoon. Everything in between is up to you. There will be various "Abide Encounters"...

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FAQs

Can our church attend multiple sessions? Can Super Summer hold or save spaces for participants who have not paid their registration fee? Where can I look to find qualified Team Leaders? What happens if I need to cancel an attendee and/or substitute that attendee with another person? May we request that certain students room togeth...

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Camp Exalted

Camp Exalted is a one-week spiritual enrichment experience for youth in grades 7-12, as well as college students. It is a place where youth can come and have a meaningful, life changing encounter with Christ, as well as fellowship with other young believers. July 6th -10th Latham Springs Camp and Retreat Center134 Private Rd. 223...

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Camp Fusion

Camp Fusion aims to connect students from Texas Baptist Intercultural Church at this crucial time in their faith journey. During this culturally relevant camping experience they will worship, fellowship, grow intellectually through teaching, physically through recreation, and spiritually through God’s word. Download the Broc...

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Camp Fusion FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Church Leaders & Organizers How many adult sponsors does Camp Fusion need?Answer How many adult sponsors does Camp Fusion need? The ratio is 1 adult to 10 students by gender. So if you have 11 boys then you need 2 adult male sponsors. If you only have 1 girl then you will still need 1 adult fe...

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Children's Worship University

January 18-19, 2019 First Baptist Church1001 N. Central ExresswayRichardson, TX Featured Guest Dr. Artie Almeida Educator, Clinician, Author of Parachutes and Ribbons and Scarves Oh My! REGISTRATION Early (through December 21, 2018):  $125  |  Regular (beginning December 22, 2018):  $149 Cancellation fee o...

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Board of Directors Meeting Private

Downloads Every Board Member is responsible to download and print individual agendas, reports, and other documents needed for board meeting. Please click on the links to access our Board Google Drive folders. Each folder contain the documents you need. Download and print for board meeting. Tentative Agenda Download Agenda Past Min...

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Board of Directors

Login Directors click below to log in to the Board of Directors password protected pages. Questions? Contact Erica Zamora at erica.wmutx@texasbaptists.org or (214)-828-5150. Log In About The Board of Directors of Woman's Missionary Union of Texas consists of elected officers, the Executive Director-Treasurer of WMU of Texas, two D...

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Missions Camp Leaders

Missions Camp Leaders Welcome, camp directors! this page is designed to help resource you with all things related to missions camp. You will find the latest information about the camp module, ideas, helpful tips, and much more. Please fill out the questionnaire below and keep WMU up-to-date with your contact information and your c...

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Missions Camp in Texas

Missions Camps Nearest You! At GA and Acteen's Mission Camps, girls participate in exciting worship experiences while learning about missionaries and mission activities around the world. They also learn about God's plan for their lives and how they can be part of His mission to bring everyone to a saving knowledge of His Son, Jesu...

texasbaptists.org/wmu/missions-discipleship/preschool-children/missionscamp


National Certification Training

National Certification Training Online Registration National Certification Training 2017 offers several opportunities for anyone to learn how to begin and develop a ministry site for their church or community. Individuals will be fully prepared with knowledge and skills to implement this ministry that touches and changes lives. Co...

texasbaptists.org/wmu/cwjc-cmjc/national-certification-training


Regional Day of Service

Regional Day of Service Sisters Who Care Want to plan ahead for some summer fun and ways to join God with your hands and heart in unassuming ways? Keep June 2016 open for the Sisters Who Care Regional Day of Service. This is a day to roll up your sleeves and take part in ministry action as you connect with others while using your...

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Preschool and Children's Ministers' Retreat

PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN'S MINISTERS' RETREAT January 15-16, 2018Summers Mill Retreat & Conference Center, Salado, TX Join us for two days of worship, Bible study, and fellowship at the picturesque Summers Mill Retreat & Conference Center, just between Belton and Salado.  Enjoy a comfortable space where you can disconne...

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Instrumental Convergence

INSTRUMENTAL CONVERGENCE March 3, 20189 AM - 4 PM *Please note the following change in location*Tallowood Baptist Church555 Tallowood Rd., Houston, TX 77024 Led by an experienced clinician, this event is designed for all instrumentalists. This one-day training offers master classes, reading sessions, massed playing and more...

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Feria Hispana de Educación / Hispanic Education Fair

FERIA HISPANA DE EDUCACIÓN • HISPANIC EDUCATION FAIR Sábado 23 de junio del 2018  •  Saturday, June 23, 2018 Iglesia Bautista Getsemani4755 North FreewayFort Worth, TX 76106 8:30AM - 2:30PM DOWNLOAD THE EVENT FLYER Talleres para estudiantes y padres WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS O...

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African American Fellowship Conference

Colonial Hills Baptist Church7330 S. BroadwayTyler TX, 75703 A multifaceted training event introducing ministry resources provided by Texas Baptists in a unique, encouraging and enriching context to the African American Church. REGISTER ONLINE You may also download the registration form and mail it back in.Download FormRegistratio...

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MinistrySafe

Dear Texas Baptists, Texas Baptists takes very seriously the safety of children at church.  Therefore, we are taking a proactive approach in providing you and your church the proper training in ensuring a safe environment for children.  We have partnered with an organization called MinistrySafe and are hosting regional t...

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Super Summer

  Start Here to Register for Super Summer 2018! Download on Vimeo    Session 1 East Texas Baptist University June 11-15, 2018 Speaker: Lance ShumakeBand: Jen Holm & Emily Cranford Session 2 Hardin-Simmons University June 11-15, 2018 Speaker: Jamin RollerBand: Isaac Wimberley Session 3 University of Mary Hardin-B...

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Event Schedule

EVENT SCHEDULE FRIDAY, APRIL 13 10:00 am Registration and The Village is Open  1:00 pm Opening General Session 2:45 pm Breakouts 4:00 pm5:00 pm BreakoutsDinner (off campus) 7:00 pm8:30 pm General Session - Acteens Afterglow - Reception to welcome the new EDT, Tamiko Jones  SATURDAY, APRIL 14 8:30 am Breako...

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WMU Annual Meeting

"So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another."   Romans 14:19 (NASB) APRIL 13-14, 2018 | ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED The WMU of Texas is hosting our Annual Meeting and Missions Celebration on April 13-14, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Georgetown. This event will cha...

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Handbell Festival

October 19-20, 2018South Main Baptist Church4300 E Sam Houston Pkwy S,Pasadena, TX 77505 Cost$30/person through October 1, 2018$40/person after October 1, 2018 Register Now! Clinician Hart Morris Hart Morris is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and the University of Houston.  He has served as minister of music for chu...

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Bible Drill & Speakers' Tournament

What is Bible Drill/Speakers’ Tournament 2.0?  A discipleship ministry of scripture memory and application for children and students to internalize the magnitude of God’s love for each one of us.  It is scripture memory, Bible skills, and speech preparation for children and youth to internalize and respo...

texasbaptists.org/ministries/great-commission/discipleship/bible-drill


Harvey Response

En Español About one-quarter of our Texas Baptists congregations–more than 1,200–are located in the Gulf Coast area affected by Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding which occurred from Aug. 25-Sept.1, 2017. While we are working to determine the condition of these churches, and find ways to help those in...

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National Boomer & Senior Adult Ministry Conference

SEPTEMBER 6-7, 2018FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF SAN ANTONIO515 McCullough Ave.San Antonio, TX 78215 This conference is designed to encourage, equip, and train any pastors, ministers, or volunteers who work in a church which desires to be more effective in reaching and ministering to baby boomers and/or senior adults. participants ...

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Worship Summit

Check back for information on the next Worship Summit!

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VBS Overview 2018

2018 REGIONALVacation Bible School Overviews Vacation Bible School Directors, Leaders, and Decision Makers, don’t miss this opportunity to check out VBS materials before you purchase! We will have curricula from five publishers for you to evaluate and study, as well as breakouts. Breakout topics include director/pastor VBS r...

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Congreso Conference

Challenging Hispanic students (6th grade and up) to live out the call of Godin and through their lives now and in the future CONGRESO 2018 Highlights!Check out highlights from Congreso 2018! Watch Now DATE April 27-29, 2018 LOCATION Ferrell Center | Baylor University1900 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX Friday, April 273:...

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Childhood and Family Ministry Summit 2018

August 10 - 11, 2018 First Baptist Church, Garland | 801 West Avenue D. | Garland, TX 75040 This summit is a multi-leveled event to equip teachers for the Weekday Ministry Program, Preschool Bible Study, and Children's Bible Study. Everyone in Childhood leadership will leave equipped to teach. A must for every teacher! Registratio...

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Family Gathering Exhibitors

2018 FAMILY GATHERING EXHIBITORS REGISTER AS AN EXHIBITOR Terms and Conditions On behalf of the Committee on Annual Meeting, it is our pleasure to invite your ministry/organization to exhibit at the Texas Baptist Annual Meeting to be held at the Arlington Convention Center located at 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, Texas 76011. The...

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Congreso Conference - Mission Projects

MISSION PROJECTSSaturday, April 28th, 1:30 - 4:30pm Sign up your group for a mission project! Sign Up Now! Complete Release Form Release Form Instructions Print one page per number of participants Parent / Legal Guardian sign form Bring signed forms to Congreso Registration when picking up packets Friday, April 27th This Release F...

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2018 African American Evangelism Conference - Lubbock

2018 African American Evangelism Conference September 21 - 22, 2018Lubbock, TXFaith First House of Hope Baptist ChurchWayland Baptist University

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2018 African American Evangelism Conference - Dallas

2018 African American Evangelism Conference September 14 - 15, 2018Dallas Baptist University | Dallas, TX

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Family Gathering 2018

TEXAS BAPTISTS FAMILY GATHERING JULY 29-31, 2018 Arlington Convention Center  1200 Ballpark WayArlington, TX Guest Information  |  Map The 2018 Texas Baptists Family Gathering will be an exciting family reunion as we bring together joint sessions of Texas Baptists Annual Meeting, the African American Fellowship...

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Messengers of the Convention in session

CONSTITUTION OF THE BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF TEXAS Article III – Membership Section 1. This Convention in session in all its meetings shall be composed of messengers elected by Baptist churches that shall voluntarily cooperate with the Convention. All messengers must be members of the church by which they are elect...

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Family Gathering | Information

Information Messenger Registration Churches may register messengers for both the Baptist General Convention of Texas and Convención Bautista Hispana de Texas. Completed registration for each convention is required for messengers to vote during business sessions. Separate registration areas will be available for BGCT and Con...

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Special Friends Retreat 2018

This retreat is for the mentally challenged 12 years of age or older, their parents and teachers. This is a time of age-appropriate Bible study, encouragement and educational sessions. WEST TEXAS September 7-8, 2018 Plains Baptist Assembly3001 Love Rd.Floydada, TX 79235 More Details Forms must be completed and submitted to by Augu...

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Messengers grant board authority to consider building sale

SAN ANTONIO -- Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting elected officers and granted the BGCT Executive Board and an ad hoc committee authority to consider sale of the Baptist Building in Dallas.In the second day of the Texas Baptist Family Gathering and during the first BGCT business session, messengers...

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CLC 83rd Session Report

Christian Life Commission Final Report: 83rd Regular Legislative Session During each legislative session, the Christian Life Commission (CLC) works to promote sound public policy on a variety of fronts important to Texas residents. The following is a list of bills the CLC actively followed, supported and, in some cases, opposed du...

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'Kumbaya' should be no joke

In 2010, a story in The New York Times noted that the song, "Kumbaya," had lately been "transformed into snarky shorthand for ridiculing a certain kind of idealism, a quest for common ground."I remember singing the song in the 1960s, and we loved it. It was no joke; it called us toward something better than what we knew. I did not...

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YEC students learn to get the Word out

BURLESON -- Over 1200 students lifted their hands and hearts in worship at this years' Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) at Venue 510 in Burleson, Texas on June 27-28. The theme, "Speak His Name," was evident as students heard Christian artist Propaganda rap, worship leaders Dara Maclean and For King and Country sing, and speaker...

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Internet Church and you

Live streaming, podcasting, providing worship services online…there are many different ways for churches today to offer online options for their congregations. What works for one church may not work for another, but there are a myriad of options available for churches interested in providing an online community, connections and...

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Texas Baptists prepare to Live the Difference

WACO – Texas Baptists' annual meeting November 16-18 in Waco will be an opportunity to see what it means to truly "Live the Difference." The meeting, to be held at the Waco Convention Center, is centered on the theme verse from 1 John 2:6 with a special emphasis on ministry opportunities through Advocacy/Care and Chaplaincy, incl...

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​Texas Baptists gather in Waco for Annual Meeting

WACO – Texas Baptists' will welcome messengers to the annual meeting November 16-18 in Waco. The meeting, held at the Waco Convention Center, is centered on the theme "Live the Difference" with a special emphasis on ministry opportunities through Advocacy/Care and Chaplaincy, including the Christian Life Commission.Registration b...

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​Texas Baptists approve 2015 budget, elect new officers at Annual Meeting

WACO - During the 129th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, several important business items were discussed, voted on and approved. On Tues., Nov. 18, at 9:30 a.m., Earl Ann Bumpus, chair of the Committee on Credentials announced 1,240 messengers and 515 visitors had registered for a total of 1,755 in attend...

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Golf Classic brings in $15,000 for disaster recovery

Blue skies and a bright shining sun made an appearance as 265 golfers stepped onto the green of the TPC San Antonio golf course on April 27 for the second annual Texas Baptists Golf Classic. The tournament raised an estimated $15,000 by way of donors, event fees and 17 sponsors, with Baptist Church Loan Corporation (BCLC) serving...

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Don’t Call Me Senior!

There was a day that one of the most creative outlets for the "Senior Adult" minister was the opportunity to come up with a cute name for the senior adult group at the church. Remember some of these? Triple L Club, Seasoned Saints, Keenagers, Ageless Wonders, Sizzlin' Seniors, Merry Makers, JOY Club (Just Older Youth - They always...

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Give me a break!

"I really prefer not ever having any time away from my students," said no youth minister ever! As youth ministers and lay youth workers, we love students. But, we have a tremendous need for worship experiences, fellowship, resources and training alongside other adults who do in their own churches what we do in ours. We need time w...

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Texas Baptists to observe Baptist roots at Annual Meeting

FRISCO—Texas Baptists are examining their roots at the Nov. 8-10 annual meeting with the theme "Deep Roots: Living Legacy."The meeting at Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco and will center around Colossians 2:6-7, with a special emphasis placed on the Baptist Distinctives. "This year, we'll examine Baptist Distinctives and share the reaso...

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7 Reasons Ministry Wives Need to Retreat Together

The first staff wives retreat I attended came very early on in my 26 years of marriage and ministry with Clay. I’ll be honest: at the time, I did not think it was all that great. My biggest takeaway from the weekend came when my then pastor’s wife told me, “I will never get close to another church member again. I...

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Road Trip!

WMU of Texas Annual Meeting and Missions Celebration is coming to Midland, TX March 31 – April 1. We know what you might be thinking, ​ “Midland is too​ far!” While it might not be in your neck of the woods, ​ we don’t want you to miss out on this great missions ​experience...

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Green Acres hosts church safety workshop for Texas Baptists church leaders

TYLER -- Texas Baptists, a state-wide denomination, is hosting the first of nine regional Church Safety Workshops at Green Acres Baptist Church on February 9. The workshop will be led by MinistrySafe founder and president Greg Love. MinistrySafe is a national and industry leader in sexual abuse risk reduction with a mission to prot...

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Christian Life Commission to host Advocacy Day in Austin for Texas Baptists

AUSTIN - Texas Baptists’ Christian Life Commission will host 2017 Advocacy Day Feb. 28-March 1 in Austin for ministers, leaders, students and advocates. Workshops and general sessions will be held at Hyde Park Baptist Church Tuesday, Feb. 28, and appointments with legislative offices will take place at the Capitol building W...

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First Baptist Midland to host free child sexual abuse prevention training

MIDLAND -- Texas Baptists, a state-wide denominational convention of more than 5,300 congregations, is partnering with MinistrySafe, a national leader in sexual abuse risk reduction, to provide nine regional child sexual abuse prevention training workshops throughout 2017. First Baptist Church Midland will sponsor the third of nine...

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Highland Baptist Church to host free child sexual abuse prevention training

LUBBOCK -- Texas Baptists, a state-wide denominational convention of more than 5,300 congregations, is partnering with MinistrySafe, a national leader in sexual abuse risk reduction, to provide nine regional child sexual abuse prevention training workshops throughout 2017. Highland Baptist Church in Lubbock will sponsor one of nine...

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Texas Baptists and MinistrySafe to provide free child sexual abuse prevention training in Dallas

DALLAS – Texas Baptists, a state-wide denominational convention of more than 5,300 congregations, is partnering with MinistrySafe, a national leader in sexual abuse risk reduction, to provide nine regional child sexual abuse prevention training workshops throughout 2017. Dallas County Cowboy Church will host one of nine Churc...

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A Life Worth Giving

BOUNCERS have arrived in Bartlesville! Our BOUNCE staff welcomed all of our churches and helped them get settled in for the week.  Participants played Spike Ball and hung out with our collegiate staff while student leaders went through registration.  Our BOUNCERS are ready to serve the community of Bartlesville BOUNCE bac...

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Convención celebrates 100 years of UFM, approves bylaw changes

SAN ANTONIO –The 100th Anniversary of Union Femenil Misionera de Texas (UFM) was celebrated during Convención Bautista Hispana de Texas in San Antonio June 25-27. The sanctuary of Trinity Baptist Church was filled as past presidents lined the stage and Raquel Contreras, director of Casa Bautista de...

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Campers impact volunteers at Special Friends Retreat

By Ruth Whorton There are some things in life that make you smile so much your face hurts. These joyful life moments are precious and rare, and the Special Friends Retreat is one of these experiences. Through support from the Mary Hill Davis Offering and Texas Baptists’ Cooperative Program funding, the Special Frien...

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Texas Baptist CLC to host racial reconciliation event in Grand Prairie

For Immediate Release GRAND PRAIRIE–The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission will host a one-day conference on racial reconciliation Aug. 26. The event, “One: Unity not Uniformity,” will be at First Baptist Church of Grand Prairie 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Tasha Morrison, founder of “Be t...

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BOUNCE revises schedule to serve in Harvey-affected areas

DALLAS–In response to the devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, BOUNCE, the student disaster recovery ministry of Texas Baptists, has revised the 2018 schedule for spring break and summer mission trips to solely serve Harvey-affected areas along the Gulf Coast. “We have revised our BOUNCE schedule to mobil...

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Texas Baptists at work to provide Harvey relief efforts through partnerships

The devastation Ryan Rush, senior pastor of Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, has witnessed in recent days is heartbreaking. “We’ve seen hundreds of our neighbors lose everything they owned, and the idea of the work ahead is overwhelming. The thing that sustains us, however, is the incredible way this disaster has broug...

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Texas Baptists encouraged to live compelled at Annual Meeting in Waco

Texas Baptists are celebrating their call to “Live Compelled” at this years’ Annual Meeting in Waco, Nov. 12-14. For up-to-date information including schedule, speakers, business and more, go to texasbaptists.org/annualmeeting. Online registration for your church is available until No...

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Equipping people for Gospel talk

“The future of the world depends on the average believer being able to proclaim the message of the Gospel,” said John Meador during his Monday morning workshop at the 2017 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting. Meador, founder and president of One Conversation, a nonprofit organization geared toward kindling Gospel movements, h...

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“Giving Your Money Purpose” Retreat offers education and inspiration

By: Elizabeth York, Media Writer & Digital Editor, Houston Baptist University Texas Baptists offered pastors and their church members the opportunity to be refreshed and reminded of biblical stewardship, including personal and church budgeting. The first of five “Giving Your Money Purpose” day retreats in 2018 was held...

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Online Student Reaches Longtime Goal Through HBU

By: Elizabeth York, Media Writer & Digital Editor, Houston Baptist University When Faith Wilson earned her associate’s degree in nursing at 23 years old, her goal was simply to finish the program and leave school. “Back then, my main focus was not excelling,” she said. “But this time is different. Houston Ba...

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