Even in a place surrounded by water, clean drinking water can be hard to acquire.
"God’s not going to stand still. God’s going forward, and God is looking for people to keep up with Him,”
"We have to do something, and it takes all of us.”
On Tuesday morning, Jonathan Smith, director of Church Health Strategy at Texas Baptists, led a workshop focused on church revitalization at the 2022 Annual Meeting. The workshop looked at ways churches can kickstart revitalization in their own, unique contexts.
Outgoing President Jason Burden gave his final presidential address to messengers at the 2022 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting on Tuesday morning, Nov. 15.
“We’re not talking about statistics; we’re talking about names and faces of real people,”
“We can talk about the Kingdom … but people can ignore our words. They can’t ignore our actions. So I say, lead with needs, follow with words."
“Revival requires a heart that longs for the presence of God. It requires a divine and holy discontent,”
“We are not a missions-minded convention; we are a missions-centered convention,...That’s the heartbeat of Texas Baptists.”
“Jesus looks at the struggles in our lives and says, ‘Why don’t you just bring it to me?’ You can’t heal what you hide."