David Mahfouz, pastor of First Baptist Church in Warren, has stepped down from his position as chair of the BGCT’s Executive Director Search Committee.
“It’s a strategic moment in the college rhythm,”
“A pastor in today’s world and ministry, you have to get out of your box, out of your office,”
The African American church historically and theologically has always been concerned about social transformation as well as spiritual transformation.
Stating that the upcoming Family Gathering July 16-18 in McAllen, Texas, is an opportunity to practice Pentecost by joining in worship together and celebrating the diversity of Texas Baptists, Guarneri called on Texas Baptists to spend seven weeks in prayer from Easter to Pentecost, praying for God’s mission in Texas.
“If God moves,...their water bill is going to go up – and that’s not a problem.”
The death toll from the powerful 7.8 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6, 2023 has risen to more than 38,000, with more fatalities expected as search teams continue to work amid the devastation.
"I’m so grateful I have the opportunity to feel this.”
Tim Fuller, African American Ministries specialist, offers the first in a series of posts celebrating the impact of the African American church. Its history is rich, Fuller says, and it contains lessons that can benefit everyone.
Dr. Ira Antoine talks to Pastor David Derry, from the Houston area, and Pastor Ryan Michelsm from the DFW Metroplex for a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of bivocational work.