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  • Vision team to help implement SBCAL recommendations

    August 20 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Vision team to help implement SBCAL recommendations

    An 11-member vision team will study ways to help Southern Baptist state associations implement recommended changes including a new title and system-wide professional proficiencies for directors of missions (DOMs). The Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) vision team will research ways to help state associations implement a study team’s recommendations that were adopted during the SBCAL annual meeting in June.

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  • SBCAL group to study DOM title change, efficiency

    June 23 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBCAL group to study DOM title change, efficiency

    A 12-member study group is expected to recommend in 2018 a new title, credentialing process and expectations of effectiveness for Southern Baptist directors of missions (DOMs). The Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) appointed the group at its conference held June 11-12 in advance of the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

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  • Leader’s spiritual growth key to strong churches

    June 22 2016 by Barbara Denman, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Leader’s spiritual growth key to strong churches

    Nearly 200 associational leaders were challenged to “work heartily as for the Lord, and not for men” during the 2016 Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders gathering held prior to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in St. Louis. “Do you consider your work important?” asked Ray Gentry as he established the meeting theme. 

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  • Assoc. leaders urged to embrace ‘crucial role’

    June 24 2015 by Barbara Denman, Florida Baptist Convention | with 0 comments
    Assoc. leaders urged to embrace ‘crucial role’

    Denominational leaders championed the role of the association as partner and doctrinal watchdog during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders in Columbus, Ohio. Speakers shared how as young ministers, a local director of missions took them under their wing to guide them through challenging times.

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  • Associational leaders’ involvement grows

    June 18 2014 by Don Graham, IMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Associational leaders’ involvement grows

    After a year of breaking in a new name and structure, the future looks bright for the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders, reports Johnny Rumbough, conference “team leader” and executive director of South Carolina’s Lexington Baptist Association.

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