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Statewide Prayer Gathering
The 8th Annual Statewide Prayer Gathering Is Just Around the Corner!
Arkansas Baptist pastors, ministry staff members, associational missionaries, staff members of ABSC agencies and institutions, students training for ministry, itinerant or retired ministers, and ABSC staff members are invited to gather to call out to God in prayer for revival and spiritual awakening in our state, nation, and around the world.

This year's Gathering will be held at Indian Springs Baptist Church, 23581 I-30 in Bryant on August 30–31. There is no cost for the gathering, but you must register. You are responsible for your travel and hotel room.
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Navigate - A Digital Equipping Conference
Navigate—A Digital Equipping Conference 
In partnership with First Baptist Church in Benton, the Navigate Conference aims to supply parents, teachers, coaches, grandparents, and youth workers with the skills, training, and knowledge to better traverse the digital world and raise up the next generation.
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One Day and WMU
Arkansas WMU on Board with One Day 1:8 Missions Experience

WMU wants you to join them Friday, October 1, for a night of worship and to celebrate missions before One Day (on October 2) this year at Second Baptist Church in Russellville. No registration is required for Friday evening—all women, children, and men are invited!

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Sexual Abuse Awareness Training Webinar

Join the ABSC Church Health Team for a Sexual Abuse Awareness Training Webinar Online presented by MinistrySafe, the nation's foremost leader in sexual abuse prevention, on August 10 from 10:00–11:30 a.m. Hear from MinistrySafe Director and attorney, Greg Love, who will address safeguarding children from abuse as ministries prepare for Fall programs and activities.

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Save the Date for the Lead>Defend Conference 

Mark your calendars! Lead>Defend Conference 2022 has an official date. Join us on March 5, 2022, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock to hear dynamic speakers and inspiring worship. We will have a new track this year designed for youth 6th–9th grades with their own speakers and worship band! You won't want to miss it! Registration begins this fall.

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Bible Storying & Discovery Bible Workshop 

Whether you are working cross-culturally with immigrants and international students, or among those who are simply unfamiliar with Christianity, the Church, and the Bible, this workshop will help equip you to engage the lost in an easily reproducible way.  

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Disaster Relief Training
Be a Part of the Yellow Shirt Family! 

 Join Arkansas Baptist Disaster Relief for their last regional training of the year at Cross Church Springdale on August 21, 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. To volunteer with Disaster Relief you must attend training, so don’t wait!
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Senior Adults: Time Is Now
Senior Adults: Time Is Now 

"A hand-addressed envelope arrived in my mailbox—a rarity, indeed—and I smiled as I tore it open. The precise, cursive script penned a message, however, that dissolved my smile: 'Thank you for asking me to be on the women’s team, but I just feel like it’s a job for a younger woman.'"

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Inspire On The Go Podcast - Bonus Show: Navigate 2021
Inspire on the Go Podcast—Bonus Show: Navigate 2021

Andrea sits down with Steve and Bethany of the HopeCast and Clay Cunningham, Associate Pastor of Family Ministery at FBC Benton, to talk about all things technology and your family. What apps should you be on the lookout for as "unsafe"? How much screen time is too much? And more! This conversation leads to the introduction of a new conference being held at FBC Benton on August 7!
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The Bridge - Getting Back to the Rhythm
The Bridge—Getting Back to the Rhythm 

In this episode, the guys sit down with Dr. Charles Simmons Jr., Pastor of Connect Church (a current church plant) in Little Rock. He goes over his church's strategy in beginning to open back up, and how they decided to go forward with their summer activities like VBS.

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About Us
The Arkansas Baptist State Convention is made up of six agencies/institutions that are funded by the Cooperative Program and Dixie Jackson Offering giving of more than 1,500 Arkansas churches.

The Teams of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention are regularly creating resources for your use. Find more resources, organized by Team, on our website.
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Little Rock, AR 72204
Call us:  501-376-4791
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