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The Power of Story
In this class you will learn how to teach truth effectively so others can easily learn by grouping several stories together in a storyset or in a chronological format. This training is great for teachers and other communicators. When you want to influence others, there is no more powerful tool than story. Story can give meaning to life, reframe our frustrations, and give meaning to our challenges. People need story to organize their thoughts and make sense of the world around them. The cost of the class is $50 per person, which covers all printed materials. Taught by Dr. Darrell Horn.
 
Apologetics (basics)
Apologetics is the study of how to give reasons for our Christian hope. 1 Peter 3:15 reminds us to always be ready to make a defense for the hope that lies within us. This course will seek to constitute a rational basis for believing in Christian theism, by answering the objections and critiques of other worldviews. The cost of the class is $50 per person, which covers all printed materials. Taught by Albert Diaz.
 
One-Day Seminars:
 
Discovering Who Lives In Your Neighborhood
This one-day seminar on Thursday February 2, 2017 will focus on giving you the tools to research the community that lives around your church property. This is vital information for any church that wants to impact its community. Consider sending your mission committee or several key leaders to this event.
Additional information to follow.
 
The Missionary Nature of God and His Church
This one-day seminar on Saturday March 4, 2017 will discuss our missionary God and His plan and purpose for the whole of creation. The mission of God is what unifies the Bible from creation to new creation. The nature of the church, rooted in the very nature of God, is missionary. Our understanding that the Church is called and sent to participate in Jesus’ redemptive mission will influence how we view our local community. Practical ways in which to engage your local community will be discussed. Consider sending your mission committee or several key leaders to this event. Led by Brad Brisco, NAMB Church Planting Catalyst in Kansas City.
Additional information to follow.
 
Prayer Walking
This one-day seminar at your church facility will focus on the importance of walking through your community while praying for your neighbors. Church members are stepping into the streets to pray effectively for the community. This is intercession on a new level. Consider hosting a prayer walking event at your church. Call the SABA office to schedule your event.
 
Corporate Prayer
This one-day seminar at your church facility will focus on using the Lord’s Prayer to fervently pray as a church body. This can be a power gathering as your church collectively focuses on impacting your community through a guided prayer experience. This is a prayer experience not a Bible study. Consider hosting a corporate prayer event at your church. Call the SABA office to schedule your event.
 

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Click here to register online or call 210-525-9954.
 
The cost is $15.00.
 
The key note speaker is Christopher Mack, who serves as the young adult minister at Trinity Baptist.  There will be a panelist including Renato Mirabal, manager of Rack Space and Manny Ruiz, president of Texstar Bank.
 
Sponsored by: Shearer Hills Baptist Church, San Antonio Baptist Association, and Texas Baptist Men, Reg 19
 

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WHERE:
San Antonio Baptist Association
5807 IH-10 West
San Antonio, Texas 78201

Steve Payne, 210-525-9954, stevep@sanantoniobaptist.org
 
COST:
$30 - includes notebook manual

Participants are to bring their own sack lunch on Saturday. Payment is to be made August 25 (1st day of training) by check made out to Literacy ConneXus OR with exact amount of cash, NO change made.
 
RESERVATIONS:
Required by Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Registration is limited, so training may be closed BEFORE that date. 
 
For reservations contact:
Dora Parnell at ddparnell@sbcglobal.net; indicate “ESL Training” on the subject line. 
 
Questions concerning content of training, contact TEX trainer:
Dora Parnell, ddparnell@sbcglobal.net or 210-748-1184.
 

ACP2017
The Annual Church Profile Seminar is set for Thursday, September 7th at 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Lunch provided) and repeated in the evening 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Dinner provided). Please choose the best time for your schedule to attend. Both sessions will be at San Antonio Baptist Association’s offices at 5807 IH 10 West (Between Vance Jackson and West Ave.).
 
This seminar is for pastors, educators, secretaries, church clerks and others who are responsible for collecting and reporting the annual statistics for your church.
 
There are 3 basic requirements for a church to be in “Good Standing” with the Association; 1) they must contribute financially to the Association, 2) they must complete an Annual Church Profile (ACP) each year, and 3) they must participate in the activities of the association.
 
Please contact Jo Nell for reservations before Wednesday, September 5th NOON. She can be reached at 210.525.9954 or jonells@sanantoniobaptist.org.

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The Annual Church Tax Seminar is set for Thursday evening September 21st at San Antonio Baptist Association office.
 
This seminar will help all New Church Start Pastors, Church Administrators, Finance Committee Members and all Church Treasurers.
 
The focus is to help each person gain the very latest on how to stay current with the latest IRS laws for churches.
 
For more information and registration contact Jo Nell at 210.525.9954 or jonells@sanantoniobaptist.org.

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Hispanic Pastors Fellowship & Conference in July

8:30 am-11:00 am
Mondays in July at
Iglesia Bautista Oriente
3432 S Flores St

PRAY FOR VBS

Pray for these San Antonio Baptist Association Vacation Bible Schools Coming June & July

June 13-16
Calvary Baptist Church
(210) 222-1541

June 26-30
The Hills Church
(210) 674-5613

July 9-13
Lackland Baptist Church
(210) 674-2702

July 10-14
Iglesia Bautista Monte Calvario
(210) 344-7355

July 10-14
Northside Community Church
(210) 733-9125

July 10-14
Southside Baptist Church
(210) 626-2110

July 17-21
Crestview Baptist Church
(210) 655-7451

July 23-27
First Baptist Church of Castroville
(830) 538-3220
 
July 24-28
Lovera Baptist Church
(210) 735-7837

Aug 7-11
Redeeming Grace
(210) 661-5024

Please contact host church for details.

SUMMER CAMPS COMING JUNE & JULY

Make plans now for your church group to attend.

Alto Frio Encampment Schedule
June 12-15

Kid’s Camp
June 26-30

RA & GA Camp
July 9-14

Youth Camp
July 17-21

Master’s Camp
July 24-28

Emmanuel Camp
July 24-28
San Antonio Baptist Association
5807 W IH - 10 San Antonio, TX 78201 (map)
210-525-9954
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