Texas Baptist Discipleship Leaders Retreat

November 3-5, 2021

T Bar M Resort • New Braunfels, TX

Room Reservations

Calling all second-chair pastors

Join us for the Texas Baptist Discipleship Leaders Retreat, geared for equipping you to lead up and out in your church. Church staff leaders with responsibilities for Bible study, discipleship, and executive leadership will gain valuable ministry insight as well as encouragement and connection with colleagues from across the state.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Texas Baptists recognizes that the safety of all of those on site at our events and meetings is our top priority. Our commitment to safety will continue to evolve based on state and federal guidance to ensure that all participants follow safe and healthy protocols on site.

Out of an abundance of caution, Texas Baptists in partnership with the Host venue, T Bar M Retreat Center, will continue to follow CDC recommended guidelines related to coronavirus regarding mask wearing and social distancing.

T Bar M Retreat Center will have hand sanitation stations located throughout the venue.

All spaces will be set up to accommodate CDC recommended physical distancing.

These guidelines encourage peace of mind for all attending this event. Thank you for your cooperation.


Mike Bonem

Mike Bonem is an author, consultant, speaker, church leader, businessperson, husband and father. He loves to help ministries and their leaders reach their God-given potential through strategic planning, organizational design, and coaching. Mike’s books include Thriving in the Second Chair, In Pursuit of Great and Godly Leadership and Leading from the Second Chair. He has spoken across the country and internationally on topics related to ministry leadership and congregational effectiveness. Mike has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a breadth of experience in ministry and business, including 11 years as an executive pastor, consulting with Fortune 100 companies, and leading a start-up business. More information is available at MikeBonem.com.

Wednesday, November 3

4:00 pm

Earliest Check-In Time for T Bar M


Registration, Fellowship, Exhibits

Texas Sage



Buckboard Dining Room


Session 1

Texas Sage


Fellowship Time

Thursday, November 4

7:00 – 8:00 am

Breakfast Served

Buckboard Dining Room


Session 2

Texas Sage




Session 3

Texas Sage


Lunch on Your Own/Afternoon at Your Leisure

6:00 pm


Buckboard Dining Room


Session 4

Texas Sage


Fellowship Time

Friday, November 5

7:00 – 7:45 am

Breakfast Served

Buckboard Dining Room


Session 5

Texas Sage




Check-out Deadline for T Bar M

Scholarship Opportunity

Reggie Bowman Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is named after Reggie Bowman, former Minister of Education at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene who passed away in 2005. Reggie was a friend to Christian Educators across the state. His enthusiasm and professionalism were trademarks of his dedication to follow Christ and lead people. As discipleship leaders we honor his example and want to encourage new generations of leaders in Christian education through this scholarship.

Download application

2019 RECAP | Dr. Bill Hull’s Session Recordings

Bill Hull’s passion is to help the church return to its disciple-making roots and he considers himself a discipleship evangelist. This God-given desire has manifested itself in 20 years of pastoring and the authorship of many books including Conversion & Discipleship - You Can’t Have One Without the Other.

  • Principia Mathematica, Numbers, The Leader’s Universal Love Language Listen
  • Will the Church Encounter American Culture? Listen
  • The Gospel Americana, Why Our Gospel Keeps Us from Making Disciples Listen
  • Discipleship Alone: Reclaiming the Gospel Listen
  • Creating a Disciple Making Movement, Why Ordinary Pastoring Isn’t Enough Listen


Sheryl Page
Ministry Assistant, Adult and Youth Discipleship

(214) 828-5286

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