Dr. Traylor Challenges Ministers to Integrity
Dr. John “Bud” Traylor shares a strong word about temptation, accountability and integrity in the workshop. It will challenge you to live wisely, especially in the realm of sexual fidelity and integrity. Listen and share with a friend.
Dr. Traylor graduated New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Th.D in Old Testament. He is a long-time Louisiana pastor, former LBC President and former LC Interim President. Since retiring, he has served 23 times as an interim pastor.
LABMA Regional Conferences
In response to numerous requests and to enhance the valuable ministry you provide to the churches, we are once again offering LABMA Regional Conferences. Many of you responded to our recent survey that enables you to express your thoughts on location preferences and topics to cover. From that survey, we came up with these conference locations and topics:
|April 23||Shreveport, Associational Office|
|April 24||Monroe, Associational Office|
|April 25||Lafayette, Associational Office|
|April 26||The Bridge Church, Madisonville|
|8:30 – 9:30||Introductions/Worship|
|9:00 – 10:30||Time Management|
|10:30 – 11:30||Managing Crisis|
|11:30 – 12:15||Lunch|
|12:15 – 1:30||Publications|
|1:30 – 2:45||Records Management|
|2:45 – 3:00||Q&A|
Our presenter for the conferences is Sandra Sartor. Sandra served for over 30 years as the Ministry Assistant Specialist for Lifeway and has a wealth of knowledge in these areas. In addition to fellowship and encouragement from other Ministry Assistants we will hear from a counselor about ministering in times of crisis.
The cost of the conference is $25 which includes snacks and lunch.
We hope to see you in April. We would love a time to meet you and let you know that we are here to help.
The conferences have passed, but check out our brand new LABMA Facebook group, which provides a platform to share ideas and to seek solutions.
Francis Schaeffer Scholarship
Louisiana College to offer Francis Schaeffer Scholarship. The goal is to help create and facilitate a Christian worldview in young students, who face an increasingly disinterested culture. Learn more.
Bivocational & Smaller Churches
Did you know 81% of the SBC churches reporting on ACP letters are considered smaller churches by definition? The consultants on this team provide practical, brief and to the point methods of proven growth tactics to encourage, affirm and assist smaller churches. They work closely with all other Louisiana Baptist teams to assist in finding resources that meet the needs of smaller churches. We are here for you. Learn more.
The Compensation Study is joint project of state Baptist conventions, GuideStone Financial Resources, and LifeWay Christian Resources. Compensation and congregational data was collected anonymously from ministers and office/custodial personnel of Southern Baptist churches and church-type missions. Reports are based on compensation for nearly 13,000 respondents from all 50 states. Learn more.
Reports for Download
Louisiana Baptist Singing Ministers
The Louisiana Baptist Singing Ministers is a men’s chorus composed of music leaders and musicians from Southern Baptist Churches throughout the state of Louisiana. Learn more.
Louisiana Baptist Singing Women
Louisiana Baptist Singing Women is an audition choir and volunteer group made up of church choir members from Southern Baptist churches across our state. Learn more.