Make Missions Personal

DATE POSTED: 11/27/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

One of the great joys of pastoring a church was the excitement that came when you knew you were partnering with the International Mission Board to reach the rest of the world. Our medium-sized church gave regularly to the Cooperative Program. We recognized that as we did, we were supporting close to 5,000 missionaries. These | Read More

DATE POSTED: 10/29/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

On Sunday October 7, DBA held the third annual Serve Together Mission Project.  Over 475 people participated packing food during two one-hour shifts.  By the end of the afternoon, 950 hands had packed 150 boxes for a total of 32,400 meals. By working together, we were able to provide food which will be sent to | Read More

DATE POSTED: 09/19/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

On Sunday, September 9, Denton Baptist Association received two checks from First Baptist Church, Tioga totaling $140,000. These funds have been designated for use in the area of church planting. They have also given their property and buildings to DBA. Tioga’s gift was the culmination of several conversations that began in the early part of | Read More

DATE POSTED: 08/21/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

In John 10, Jesus describes himself as the Good Shepherd. In this text he offers insight into the common practice of shepherding sheep. Jesus then describes the characteristics of a good shepherd. Jesus’ analogy becomes a great model for what it means to be a good shepherd to the congregational sheep. This passage illustrates four | Read More

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