Archives for February 2011

The Baptist Testimony, Volume 57 Number 1 January/February 2011

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The Baptist Testimony
Volume 57 Number 1 January/February 2011

The Word Has It
“Strengthen me according to Your word,” Psalm 119:28
Ken Floyd
MARBC Executive Director

“Commitment”

One of my favorite stories of history relates to the famous Duke of Wellington.  Born Arthur Wellesley, Wellington was a British soldier and statesman who was nicknamed “The Iron Duke.” He became famous when, as a general, he led his troops in overcoming the armies of the French Emperor Napoleon I in Spain and Portugal.  He later helped defeat Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. In his final years, Wellington became a leader of the Tory Party and served as prime minister. [Read more…]

MARBC News & Notes, January – February 2011

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From The Baptist Testimony – Volume 57 Number 1 January/February 2011

ANNOUNCING A NEW MARBC FUTURE PASTORS SCHOLARSHIP!

One key aspect of the MARBC strategic plan which was presented at this year’s annual conference involves the development of future pastoral leadership within the MARBC. This plan was first presented at the 2009 MARBC annual conference:

Scholarships are being developed by utilizing current MARBC escrow funds to encourage the next   generation of MARBC ministry leaders to pursue quality seminary education.  The MARBC will partner with like-minded seminaries in establishing scholarships for young men (typically third year seminarians) who have a desire to pastor in an MARBC church or, better yet, plant a church in the MARBC.  The scholarship opportunity will be communicated at state TFC events and through MARBC literature.  Sponsoring MARBC churches will be equipped to conduct internships in cooperation with the MARBC and the seminary in order to prepare the prospective pastor to launch a church plant.  The church plant location would be determined through the joint partnership of local churches, regional fellowships, and the MARBC.” [Read more…]