Bluebonnet Baptist Association
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Assisting Churches

What We Do

 

 
Simply put, we assist churches! 
 
The following are the specific ways we carry out our mission of Assisting
Churches to carry out their Great
Commission Responsibilities.
 

1. Assisting Churches In Starting New Churches

·         Coordinate a process of church planting involving planters, local churches of all sizes, the association, and state conventions
·         Lead in the assessment of church planter candidates
·         Provide coaching and guidance to planters
·         Provide budget and special projects funding for church plants
·         Assist churches in equipping future planters through an internship process

 

2. Assisting Churches In Church Health and Revitalization

·         Assist churches in strategic planning and vision-casting through a facilitated process
·         Partner with churches to fund and carry out training, outreach, ministry and mission projects
·         Partner with the Oakwood Counseling Center to provide reliable and affordable professional Christian counseling for church members
·         Partner with churches to provide sabbaticals for pastors
·         Provide articles and other current information relevant to local churches
·         Assist churches with pulpit supply and interim pastors as needed
·         Assist churches with ordination processes and ordination services
·         Assist churches in conflict management
·         Help churches identify and tap into resources and ministry opportunities

 

3. Assisting Churches In Equipping Church Leaders

·         Provide a formal coaching process for pastors and other church leaders
·         Provide workshops, fellowships, and conferences for church leaders (both ministerial and administrative)
·         Provide monthly “Skill Builder” lunches for pastors and other church leaders
·         Provide training for specific church leadership teams (staff teams, deacons, pastor search teams, administrative teams, etc.)
·         Provide P.L.A.C.E. assessment and training for church leadership teams (via our account with www.placeministries.org)
·         Provide an annual Oasis Retreat for  ministry couples
·         Provide quarterly fellowship gatherings for pastors’ wives
·         Provide an associational office for use by church leaders as a ministry center for meetings, projects, and administrative helps.
 

Administrative Help Center

 

Conference Room & Kitchen