God has been bless­ing in won­der­ful ways dur­ing this past month and we are also excit­ed to see how He will bless in the upcom­ing months. To God be the Glo­ry!

  • DBA church­es sup­plied 309 cakes as well as mon­ey to pur­chase cakes for the Bax­ley Children’s Home. Thank you Taber­na­cle and First Vidalia for col­lect­ing and deliv­er­ing the cakes.
  • The WMU spon­sored Mis­sions Inspi­ra­tion Fel­low­ship was a won­der­ful bless­ing and the soup was won­der­ful as well.
  • Jour­ney Church began with 350 peo­ple in atten­dance at the first ser­vice. To God Be the Glo­ry!
  • The Super Evan­ge­lism Sem­i­nar was a great bless­ing with 127 peo­ple from 16 dif­fer­ent church­es. Thank you First Bap­tist Lyons for host­ing such an inspi­ra­tional event.
  • The DBA Church Lead­er­ship Insti­tute begins Feb­ru­ary 10, 2009 with an impor­tant intro­duc­to­ry ses­sion at 7 p.m.  Class­es will be taught by Geor­gia Bap­tist Con­ven­tion staff and each course will cost stu­dents $20 which includes the text books. This is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty for pas­tors, staff, dea­cons teenagers and oth­er church lead­ers to bet­ter equip them­selves for min­istry. Please call our DBA office or David Bar­rett (Insti­tute Direc­tor 912–537-7343) for reser­va­tions, infor­ma­tion, and brochures.  Class top­ics include —
    • Lead­ing a South­ern Bap­tist Church
    • The Bap­tist Faith and Mes­sage
    • Church Admin­is­tra­tion Foun­da­tions
    • Pas­toral Min­istry Basics
    • Build­ing King­dom Lead­ers
    • Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion Min­istries
    • Wor­ship in a Mul­ti-Cul­tur­al Set­ting
    • Per­son­al Spir­i­tu­al and Lead­er­ship Devel­op­ment.
  • Mighty Men Min­istry (a lead­er­ship min­istry for men) will meet every Tues­day begin­ning Feb­ru­ary 11 at 6 a.m. at the Senior Cen­ter at Taber­na­cle Bap­tist. This will be a week­ly time of lead­er­ship train­ing, prayer and dis­ci­ple­ship. Men of all ages, and races are invit­ed to par­tic­i­pate. If you would like to par­tic­i­pate on the 11th please give us a call at our DBA office at 912–583-2713 so we will know how much food to pre­pare for break­fast. This min­istry is free to all. Asso­ci­a­tion­al Stu­dent Speak­ers Tour­na­ment is Feb­ru­ary 10th at 6 p.m. at Ailey Bap­tist Church. Please call our DBA office if any­one from your church will be par­tic­i­pat­ing.

Excit­ed in Jesus,

Broth­er Rob­by

Mis­sion­ary Notes