Articles from August 2019

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MAP Stories: The Carpenter Family

by Bonnie Shaw on August 28, 2019 in MAP Stories

In August 2015, Aaron and Nichole Carpenter and their children uprooted their lives in Alabama to move to the Pacific Northwest to plant a church. With little idea of where they would go, they began researching, and prayerfully settled on Tacoma, Washington as their new home and the location of the church plant.

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Passing the chalk: Advice from experienced teachers to teachers starting their first year

by Bonnie Shaw on August 27, 2019 in Great Commission

As the new school year began, a fresh batch of teachers entered into schools around the country, nervous and excited for their first year of teaching. Though they have studied, student taught and prepared all summer, many of them still have lingering questions of what to expect.

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After-school program provides church with new ministry opportunities in the community

by Bonnie Shaw on August 27, 2019 in Great Commission

First Baptist Church of Monahans has been actively involved in after-school ministry for five years. Judy Braswell, minister of Children, Education and Missions, began the ministry, and she continues to run it with a passion to this day.

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Beyond the bars: new ministry focuses on the forgotten members of the prison system

by Bonnie Shaw on August 26, 2019 in Great Commandment

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How your church can get involved with local schools

by Bonnie Shaw on August 22, 2019 in Resources

Partnering with schools is a great way for churches to get plugged into the community and serve other people. Below are five tips that churches and Texas Baptists staff have suggested for connecting with your local schools:

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Regional motorcycle retreat in Kerrville aims to foster community and worship

by Bonnie Shaw on August 22, 2019 in News

The first Light Up the Hills Regional Motorcycle Retreat will be hosted in Kerrville, TX on Sept. 13 and 14. This retreat will provide Christian riders a chance to gather together and be encouraged through a motorcycle rally approach. It is free to all participants.

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The value of a donor advised fund

by Bill Arnold on August 22, 2019 in Great Commandment

You may have heard about the benefits of something called a “Donor Advised Fund.” Simply put, a Donor Advised Fund is a vehicle for giving that lets you contribute assets to the fund when it’s most advantageous for you, receive a tax deduction, and then later decide how you want the money distributed.

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Cuatro Culturas Distintas Que Cada Iglesia Hispana Debe Alcanzar

by David Miranda on August 14, 2019 in Great Commandment

David Miranda, pastor de West End Church y Especialista en Misiones para los Texas Baptists, describe el ministerio en una iglesia multi-étnica en Dallas.

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Four Distinct Cultures Every Hispanic Church Should Reach

by David Miranda on August 14, 2019 in Great Commandment

David Miranda, pastor of West End Church and Texas Baptists Missions Specialist, describes ministry in a multi-ethnic church in Dallas.

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La Beca de DBU Provee a Estudiantes Hispanos una Oportunidad para Crecer Como Líderes

by Kalie Lowrie on August 14, 2019 in Great Commandment

Nuevas oportunidades de becas para estudiantes hispanos en DBU proveen el sostén económico que necesitan para crecer como líderes en sus comunidades.

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