Hello, Texas Baptists. I had the privilege of worshipping at First Baptist Church of Hewitt Dec. 7. Thanks to Pastor Roy Marshall for the opportunity.
I attended the annual pastors’ and wives’ Christmas fellowship at Galveston Baptist Association Dec. 8. It was a wonderful evening. Their director of missions, Dale Hill, is a great leader and friend.
Houston Baptist University’s 50th season for men’s basketball. It is definitely a milestone for the Huskies. Make this a great season, gentlemen!This is
If you have not seen Blair Blackburn’s book A City on a Hill, you are missing out. This book beautifully depicts the architectural history of Dallas Baptist University.
Mark your calendars for Jan. 22-23. The Winter Texan Retreat & Missions Training will take place at the Valley Baptist Missions Education Center. Click here for more information, and RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 19 to attend.
The 2015 Everlasting Choir Celebration will take place on two dates in two locations. The first is March 5-6 at First Baptist Church of Amarillo, and the second is March 19-20 at First Baptist Church of Bryan. I hope you will join us. Click here to learn more.
Hardin-Simmons University is offering a doctorate in leadership. This degree merges an academy of scholars with community practitioners to develop enlightened, ethical leaders. Learn more about this great educational opportunity by clicking here.
I will be at First Baptist Church of San Angelo January 28. If you are in the area, please join us for worship. I would love to see you!
As Christmas approaches and this year comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on the tremendous blessing it is to serve you in the capacity I do. I am beyond grateful for the opportunity. As the Lord guides the Baptist General Convention of Texas into the future, I am encouraged, motivated and ready. Please continue to pray for the convention. We covet your prayers and appreciate your support.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all!
David Hardage is executive eirector of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board.