Investing in the Future: Caring for Kids at Camp

DATE POSTED: 06/26/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

I recently read a quote by Dr. Richard Ross, nationally known professor of youth ministry. He said this about camp sponsors, “A layman goes to work all year, looking forward to days off. When they arrive, he spends a week inhaling the aroma of a middle school guys’ cabin, approaching heat stroke on a sport’s | Read More

DATE POSTED: 05/24/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

Training is important in any field, and that is certainly true for the church. The best leaders are trained leaders. This is the purpose behind the Leadership Training Conference on Saturday, August 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Denton. The older I get, the more I realize that leaders can | Read More

DATE POSTED: 04/17/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

New Name The DBA Family Gathering has been renamed Serve Together in order to better communicate the opportunity of collectively serving our community and our world. The past two years, our association has worked with Heaven Sent Ministries to participate in the Hunger Challenge packing project. This event, which is held at Camp Copass, has proven | Read More

DATE POSTED: 03/23/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

In George Barna’s book, The State of Pastors, he states, “46% of Pastors report struggling with depression at some point during their tenure in ministry”. This information was based upon a survey that the Barna group conducted in conjunction with Pepperdine University in 2017. While the book explores several topics that relate to ministers, the | Read More

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