| 10 Things to Know About Leading Young Adults|
-by Sam Rainer
Leading the next generation requires an attitude of indebtedness to the followers—leaders don’t exist without followers. So let me share with you a few critical issues from the perspective of these young adult followers.
| 2009 Annual LBC|
Annual of the Louisiana Baptist Convention
162nd Annual Meeting
November 9-10, 2009
Summer Grove Baptist Church
| 2010 Annual LBC|
|163rd Annual Meeting|
| 2012 Annual LBC|
The 2012 Louisiana Baptist Convention Annual is available online. One printed copy of the Louisiana Baptist Convention Annual is mailed to each church. The Annual is posted for review and/or download at www.LBC.org/Annual. The 2010 Louisiana Baptist Convention Annual is available online. One printed copy of the Louisia
| 2013 Budget Distribution|
Louisiana Baptist Convention Cooperative Program For World Missions and Related Causes Projected Budget Distribution
| 2014 Rally / Work Schedule|
|Louisiana Campers on Mission’s Rally / Work Week Schedule 2014|
| ACP - More Than Just Numbers|
The ACP provides a comprehensive picture of what God is doing among Southern Baptists. It may look like just numbers and names, but it's a whole lot more than that.
| Adult Ministry Strategy|
By Bret Robbe
| Adult Sunday School Organization Guide|
Open Group Adult Sunday School Class Model
| Barnabas Team visit card|
Your Name Home Address City State, Zip Contact Phone Email Address Barnabas Team Visit Record Your age group (circle one) 18-25 26-35 36-45 45-55 55+ Your Name Home Address City State, Zip Contact Phone Email Address Barnabas Team Visit Record Your age group (circle one) 18-25 26-35 36-45 45-55 55+ Your Name Home Addre
| Beginning a Literacy Ministry|
This is an overview of the basic tasks involved in organizing a literacy missions ministry.
| Biblical Disciple Making, Part 1|
How Jesus Made Disciples
| Biblical Disciple Making, Part 2|
How Can Jesus’ Church Make Disciples?
| Boomer Research|
By Dr. Bill Craig
| Building a Basic Library|
Suggested volumes for starting a pastoral library.
| Building a Basic Pastor’s Library|
Where does a new pastor begin when building his library?
| Campers on Mission Enrollment Form|
Send completed form to COM Secretary-Treasurer
| Care and Hope Ministry Worksheet|
Web Site Worksheet for Care and Hope Ministries
| Children's Bible Drill Resources|
links to Children's Resources
| Church Accompanist Compensation Study|
Survey of compensation paid to keyboard (piano, organ, electric keyboard) accompanists in Louisiana Baptist churches.
| Church Renewal Journey Pastors Guide|
For the Lay Renewal Weekend
| Church Starting Interest Questionnaire|
| Community Needs Assessment|
A simple strategy to discover mission needs in your area.
| Community Needs Assessment Checklist|
Outline to help with the planning and follow through of a Community Needs Assessment.
| Community Needs Assessment Time Line|
A four to six week timeline for completing a Community Needs Assessment.
| Cooperation Key to Resurgence|
Dr. Hankins' thoughts on the Great Commision Resurgence
| Disaster Relief Product Brochure|
|A brochure of Disaster Relief products is now available for download with items such as Aprons, Water Bottles, Scrubs and more.|
| Don’t Let Them Drop—Connect Them|
LifeWay project connects students in transition
By Mandy Trammell
| Essential Church|
Reclaiming a Generation of Dropouts
By Thom S. Rainer and Sam S. Rainer III
| Essentials for Excellence|
Free Sunday School Downloads. Find a wealth of planning, preparation, implementation, and training resources for adult, preschool, childhood, and student Sunday School ministry.
| Every Church Needs - Leadership Training|
Suggested Topics for Leadership Training
| Every Church Needs - New Believer Training|
Suggested Topics for New Believer Training
| Every Church Needs - New Member Training|
Suggested Topics for New Member Training
| Fifty Ways to Love Your Pastor, Staff, and their Spouses|
Your pastor, staff and their families are the key to your church’s future.
| Fit For The Fight|
"Fit for the Fight" is a continuing series of articles written by Dr. Jim Fisher to encourage pastors in their journey of biblical shepherding and as an exhortation for holistic care. Dr. Jim Fisher has a heart for pastoral wellness.
| Fit for the Fight 01-2010|
|Pastor, Do You Care About Wellness?|
| Fit for the Fight 02-2010|
|Pastor: Are You Wondering about Wellness?|
| Fit for the Fight 02-2011|
|Pastor, Is Your Spiritual Health Counsel Well?|
| Fit for the Fight 03-2010|
|Pastor, Can You See the Need for Wellness?|
| Fit for the Fight 03-2011|
Pastor, Are Your Metaphors Well?
| Fit for the Fight 04-2010|
|Pastor, Is Wellness Absent from Your Vocation?|
| Fit for the Fight 04-2011|
|Pastor, Is Your Mentoring Well?|
| Fit for the Fight 05-2010|
|Pastor, Is Your Duty Description Well?|
| Fit for the Fight 05-2011|
|Pastor, is Your Practice Well? |
| Fit for the Fight 06-2010|
|Pastor, Is Your Temple Well?|
| Fit for the Fight 06-2011|
|Pastor, is Your Practice Well? (part 2) |
| Fit for the Fight 07-2010|
|Pastor, Is Your Theology Well?|
| Fit for the Fight 08-2010|
|Pastor, Is Your Self-Control Well?|
| Fit for the Fight 09-2010|
Pastor, Is Your Preventative Maintenance Plan Well?
| Fit for the Fight 10-2010|
Pastor, is Your Studying Well?
| Fit for the Fight 11-2010|
Pastor, Is Your Holiday Plan Well?
| Fit for the Fight 12-2010|
Pastor, Is Your New Year Plan Well?
| Founding of the Cooperative Program|
Louisiana's Involvment in the founding of the Cooperative Program.
| GENERATIONS 1|
Overview Information on:
GI Generation (1901-1924)
Silent Generation (1026-1944)
Gen X (1964-1981)
| GENERATIONS 2|
Specific information on Boomers
| GENERATIONS 3|
Specific Information on Young Adults
| Guide for Pastors Performing Weddings|
Qualifications and Responsibilities of an “officiant” in Louisiana
| High School Bible Drill Resources|
links to High School Resources
| Involving Southern Baptists in DR Manual|
Introduction to SBC DR Processes. Goes with the Involving Southern Baptists in Disaster Relief Video Training.
| Is Sunday School training for leaders still necessary?|
|Training, or “equipping the saints for the work of the ministry” (Eph.
4:12), to more effectively reach, teach, and
minister. is not a once a year, or a once every other year, event. Growth is
a process that happens slowly as leaders are exposed to new ideas to become
more effective at reaching, teaching and ministering.|
| January Bible Study 2010 Parables Handout|
Stories For Life: Jesus' Parables of the Kingdom in Matthew
| LBC Archives Brochure|
Describes the content, guidelines, and responsibilities of the LBC Archives
| Leading Your Church To Build|
Slides presented by Steven D. Newton, A.I.A. at the March, 2013 Church Building Conference. Deals with master plans and leading a successful building project.
| Lost and Found|
The Younger Unchurched and the Churches That Reach Them
By Ed Stetzer
| Louisiana Baptist Building Conference|
Includes information on the building process, rules of thumb for necessary space, and choosing team members
| Louisiana Baptist Singing Ministers Constitution and By-Laws|
Document describing the purpose and function of the Louisiana Baptist Singing Ministers
| Louisiana Baptist Singing Women|
Louisiana Baptist Singing Women
2013-2014 Concert Season
| Master Multipurpose|
Slides delivered by John Garner at March, 2013 Church Building Conference. Deals with the effects of multipurpose spaces for churches.
| Matching Members and Ministry Survey|
Worksheet to determine your best fit as an Adult SS class leader
| Microfilming Your Church History|
|One way to preserve the records of your church is by microfilming. The primary purpose of preservation microfilming church records is to provide a replacement of materials for researchers, historians, and future generations of the church.|
| Mission of Christ's Church|
What Are We Supposed to Be Doing?
| Missions Involvement Questionnaire|
| Multipurpose Space Presentation|
Things to Consider When Planning a Multipurpose and Recreation Space Including Ministry Purpose, Planning, and Materials
| One-on-One Brochure|
Full Brochure of One-on-One Evangelism Made Simple
| Partnership Missions Presentation Spring 2009|
Partnership Missions Presentation Spring 2009
|Sermon preparation helps
Over 2500 Illustrations
Over 2000 sermons
| Planning A Church Anniversary|
Article outlining the process of planning a church anniversary.
| Planning for Long Term Growth|
Information and Formulas to Help Estimate Long Term Facility Needs
| RA Congress 2013 download|
| Raising Money for Buildings|
What to Look for In a Fund Raising Company
| Real Revival by Jimmy Robertson|
You can have as much revival in your heart as you are willing to believe God for.
| Risk Management Presentation|
Taking a Proactive Approach Serves as a Deterrent to Suits. Things to Consider in Risk Management.
Helping people to discover how God uses their spiritual gifts, experiences, relational style, vocational skills, and enthusiasm to mold them into a servant leader.
| Singing Ministers Poster|
Promotional poster for download
| Singing Women and Singing Ministers Poster|
Promotional Poster available for download
Encouragement, Training, and Resources
for youth leaders in small churches
| Soap Box Derby|
Car and Race Specifications
| Spiritual Gifts Survey|
Worksheet to help individuals discover their spiritual gifts
| Starting a Care and Hope Ministry|
Guidelines for Starting a Care and Hope Ministry
| State of Disciple Making|
How Are We Doing?
The State of the American Church
| Sunday School - Discipleship Assistance Request|
Online form to request training and consultation assistance in the areas of Sunday School and Discipleship
| Sunday School-Discipleship Assistance Request Download|
Download version (PDF) that can be filled out and mailed or faxed in.
| Tax & Accounting Resources|
For Churches and Ministers
| The 10 Most Costly Errors in Church Building|
List of the top 10 most Common Costly Errors Made
| The Dream Team|
|A Great Way to Begin a Ministry with the New Old by Amy Hanson|
| The Power of 12 Campaign|
|Pastor Steve Shirley, Carlyss First Baptist Church, prepared and implemented this Sunday School enrollment and attendance campaign in 2011. The church saw numerical increases in worship, SS, baptisms, and other church ministries. The campaign helped focus the church on reaching, teaching, and ministering to people. If there are questions regarding the campaign, you may contact Pastor Shirley at 337.540.1062.|
| The Stewardship of Influence|
America needs Christians to Vote
by Michael Stewart
| Thirty Essential Volumes for a Pastor|
Recommended Volumes For a Pastor Just Beginning to Build a Library
| Three Discipleship Strategies|
|12 Month, 13 Week, and 6 Week Discipleship Strategies|
| User Friendly Church Facilities|
Slides delivered by Steven D. Newton, A.I.A. at the March 2013 Church Building Conference. Includes multiple examples of user friendly church facilities.
| Wedding Officiant Policy|
Sample Policy for Demonstration Purposes
| Week One|
|Taking Your First Steps as a Follower of Jesus Christ|
| What Do I Keep|
A general out-line of the items necessary for legal, historical, and financial matters of the church’s history.
| Young Adults in Southeastern States|
Insights for Healthy Models of Reaching Young Adults
| Youth Bible Drill Resources|
links to Youth Bible Drill Resources
| Youth Ministry Forum Notes - April 25-2008|
Brad Parkhurst, High School Pastor
Northstar Church, Kennesaw, GA
"Connecting with Community and Campus Ministry"
| Youth Speakers Tournament Resources|
links to Youth Speakers Tournament Resources