ESL Workshop a Success

DATE POSTED: 04/19/2017  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

Fifteen participants from (6) DBA churches and another 15 from other area faith-based organizations came together for 8.5 hours of concentrated introduction to teaching English as a second language. The beginning level workshop, Teaching English with Excellence, sponsored by DBA, was hosted by FBC, Denton April 7-8 in their new facilities. Karen Peiser, teacher/trainer with | Read More

DATE POSTED: 02/23/2017  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

February saw the beginning of two new ministries among our Hispanic churches. Life Fellowship, Denton, launched 5 new home groups. Members from the church attended the DBA Leadership Training in August 2016 which provided information for starting off-campus groups. Three of the classes meet in English and the other two are in Spanish. These groups | Read More

DATE POSTED: 11/16/2016  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

by: David Crane Recently two of DBA’s Hispanic churches had the opportunity to partner with First Baptist Church, Denton in its annual Elves Shelves program this Christmas season. Life Fellowship Baptist Church, led by pastor Rafael Natividad and FE: A Baptist Ministry, led by José Mata helped with registrations. Elves Shelves, which started in 2005 | Read More

DATE POSTED: 10/19/2016  |     |   Category: Missions, Pastors, Shoulder to Shoulder

I had the opportunity a few days ago to spend time with a family that is a product of Southern Baptist international missions. As we approach the Week of Prayer for International Missions, I would like to share their story. Colombian pastor Leonel Pulgarín gave his life to Jesus when he was 23 years old | Read More

DATE POSTED: 09/29/2016  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

Living in association is a wonderful thing and was recently demonstrated between First Baptist Church, Sanger and Iglesia Bautista El Reino de Dios. On Saturday, September 17, FBC, Sanger partnered with their Hispanic mission to help prepare the way for this Hispanic ministry to grow in the future. Property and a building had recently been | Read More

DATE POSTED: 07/18/2016  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

Empezamos hoy un espacio de interacción entre nuestras congregaciones hispanas.  Al hacer “cliq” en el encabezado “Hispano” en la entrada a la página web de nuestra Denton Baptist Association:, podemos ahora escoger del menú las siguientes opciones: calendario, blog, y anuncios. Calendario: El calendario será utilizado para indicar la fecha, la hora, y el | Read More

DATE POSTED: 06/20/2016  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

The statistical data for Denton County shows a 2016 projection of 160,000 Hispanic/Latino residents, or 19.1% of the total population. As I participate with each of our Hispanic congregations, I have loosely counted some 600 participants in our eight congregations. Needless to say, we have our work cut out for us. There is, however, an | Read More