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Upcoming Events
JAN

17

THU
Pastors Prayer Meeting
9:00 AM
Pastors invited to meet for prayer weekly on Thursdays at FBC Ewing. Contact Ron Satterwhite at 660-341-7199 for more information.
Trustee's Mtg
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
FBC Ewing
Exec. Board Mtg
7:00 PM
FBC Ewing
JAN

20

SUN
Association-Wide Revival Services
6:00 PM
Revival services will be weekly in January at Durham Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. We are "Better Together".
JAN

24

THU
Pastors Prayer Meeting
9:00 AM
Pastors invited to meet for prayer weekly on Thursdays at FBC Ewing. Contact Ron Satterwhite at 660-341-7199 for more information.
WMU Quarterly Mtg
9:30 AM
Meeting at Durham Baptist Church. Women and men are welcome to attend to learn about missions and how we can get involved. Ends with carry-in lunch. Contact Connie Handyside at 660-754-6225 for more information.
JAN

27

SUN
Association-Wide Revival Services
6:00 PM
Revival services will be weekly in January at Durham Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. We are "Better Together".
JAN

31

THU
Pastors Prayer Meeting
9:00 AM
Pastors invited to meet for prayer weekly on Thursdays at FBC Ewing. Contact Ron Satterwhite at 660-341-7199 for more information.
Bible Search
Bible Training Centre for Pastors and Church Leaders
Approved Instructor: Randy J. Ewart & Russell I. Brownell

   BIBLE TRAINING CENTRE for PASTORS

             and CHURCH LEADERS

In January 2013 we began to offer and instruct non-formal Christian education classes in our Association. Classes are currently scheduled in two separate locations: (1) Alexandria Baptist Church in Alexandria, MO (north group); and (2) FBC Lewistown in Lewistown, MO (south group). Both class groups are identical in content, however, the two class sites are offered for the convenience of the students.

The classes are offered in partnership with the world renowned "Bible Training Centre for Pastors" (Tucker, GA), of which the curriculum is by Dr. Dennis J. Mock, founder and president. There are two distinct study tracks: (1) Bible Training Centre for Pastors; and (2) Bible Training for Church Leaders. The course of study is to prepare men to pastor a New Testament church, and also to prepare lay men and women in their God-called roll of leadership (e.g., Deacons, Sunday School & Discipleship Teachers, Mission Teams, etc) in a local New Testament church. 

The classes, as mentioned, are "non-formal," meaning there are no written exams, grades, or research paper requirements. BTCP/BTCL uses a Biblical, systematic, portable and comprehensive approach to providing the foundational equivalent of a good Bible college or seminary education. Our training consists of 520 hours of interactive classroom lecture and discussion under the supervision of a qualified instructor, taking about 2-3 years to complete. There are different levels of certificates that may be earned.

The mission statement of BTCP/BTCL is: "To extend non-formal theological training to the world's untrainined pastors and church leaders." The classes are open to anyone affiliated with a church of the Christian faith, and located in the geographic region of our Association. The courses are open to all on a trans-denominational (i.e., classes are open to all students of Christian faith, regardless of Christian  denominational affiliation--however, a signed BTCP/BTCL statement of faith is required for acceptance). Costs are minimal.

If you are interested in participating, or would like more information, check the web site of BTCP directly, at www.bibletraining.com

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