Lord, We Are Weary!

Lord, We Are Weary!

Lord, we are weary! Especially your people in Louisiana. First, it was COVID-19. We spent weeks leading the nation in cases per capita. We went home. The economic impact of that is still being felt. When people went home, gas prices plummeted. So many of our people who make their living in the oil and […]

2020 Encourage Webinar

Encourage Webcasts

Did you miss the opportunity to be encouraged or need to get a second dose of encouragement? Scroll down to view the Encourage webcasts that took place on Tuesday, October 6. These webcasts are available for ministers and minister’s wives. If they encouraged you, share this link with a friend.

Connecting Your Six Degrees

Connecting Your Six Degrees

I’m sure you’ve heard of the six degrees of separation. Popularized in music, stage, and screen, the idea is that all people are six degrees (people), or fewer, social connections away from another person. To put it another way, we all know someone who knows someone who knows someone, until in only six relationships, we […]

Duration

Duration

One of the most frequently asked questions I’ve received in recent weeks is, “Are y’all almost finished with Hurricane Laura relief?” That’s a relatively easy question. “NO! Not even close!” Sometimes, the question will vary slightly – “How long will y’all be helping?” That answer is also easy, “As long as it takes.” The reality […]

Moments that Challenge Us to Respond

Moments that Challenge Us to Respond

World War II, the assassination of JFK, the Space Shuttle Disaster in 1986 and again in 2003, the OKC Bombing in 1995, 9-11, Hurricanes—What do they all have in common? They are historical moments that impact life. They change things. September 11, 2001, changed our world. Some defining moments are historical moments that link all […]

Pray for the Northshore Baptist Association

Associational Mission Strategist: Don Pucik Covers St. Tammany Parish, south Tangipahoa Parish, and a sliver of east Livingston Parish. Major cities are Hammond, Ponchatoula, Covington, Mandeville, Slidell. 315,005 souls reside in the Northshore Baptist Association. 21.8% of the population, or 68,587, are evangelicals. 162,250 or 51% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated […]

Pray for the New Orleans Baptist Association

Associational Mission Strategist: Jack Hunter Covers Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, and Plaquemine Parishes. Major cities are New Orleans, Kenner, Metairie, Destrehan, Chalmette. 912,024 souls reside in the New Orleans Baptist Association area. 15.1% of the population, or 137,848, are evangelicals. 427,562 or 47% of the population are listed as […]

Greenhouse Church Planting Training Moves Online

Louisiana Baptists have offered free training to church planters and replanters since at least 1999. These have mostly been in the form of two day retreats at our regional Baptist retreat centers with about 100 planting team members attending the training annually. In 2020, Covid-19 safety protocols have caused us to cancel three of this […]