"The financial resources provided by GuideStone are geared specifically for the unique financial challenges and opportunities ministers face,"
"[It] started me on a journey toward a more balanced schedule in all of life."
The program was originally launched in 2022, when 95 recipients were awarded grants, and interest in the grant has continued to grow.
The award reflects cumulative service, as all these ministers have helped multiple churches through difficult interim periods, excelled in peer reviews of their Intentional Interim Ministries, and provided additional leadership for the Interim Ministry Network of the BGCT.
“We’re thankful to be connected with a convention that sees its pastors and the ministry we do, and offers these resources,”
Christian and Matia Messemer share how they manage their Christmas expenses and still find ways to honor their family’s Christmas traditions and celebrate while not overspending.
"Helping our pastors stay strong spiritually, emotionally, financially, and in all ways remains a high priority for Texas Baptists,”
“Our Texas Baptists family joins many others in praying for the families of those whose loved ones were senselessly killed in today’s Uvalde school shooting. We stand ready to help in any way that’s needed,”
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and I think this is a good reminder for us all to pause and do a quick systems check-in.
“Time is running out. Protest deadlines vary from county to county, but most deadlines are May 16th,”