National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.

Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv., President

Rev. S.C. Dixon, General Secretary

 

BREAKING THE RECORDS IN KANSAS
Congress of Christian Education & Discipleship /Youth and Children's Convention

The Congress of Christian Education and Discipleship / Youth and Children's Convention will be held in Kansas City, MO on June 26-30, 2017.

President Tolbert is asking the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to bring no less than 500 delegates from each state and for all remaining states to bring no less than 75 delegates each.   Hotel rooms will fill up fast, so please secure your room today.

CONGRESS HOST HOTEL
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-841-1000
Rate: $129 Plus applicable taxes
 
To make your reservation online, please click on the Sheraton Online Reservation link below.
Sheraton Online Reservation

YOUTH & CHILDREN'S CONVENTION HOST HOTEL
Westin Kansas City at Crown Center 
1 East Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-474-4400
Rate: $129 Plus applicable taxes

To make your reservation online, please click on the Westin Online Reservation link below.
Westin Online Reservation


PROCLAMATION BY COOPERATIVE BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP
Occassion:  Greater Mount Olive MB Church and School Reform

Dr. Suzii Paynter, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) presented a check for $150,000 to Greater Mount Olive MB Church in Baton Rouge, where Rev. S. Dixon is pastor, to assist in the restoration of their church and academy which was destroyed during the devastating flood in 2016.  Dr. Paynter stated that this is the largest check that they have ever presented.  CBF pledged resources, volunteers and supportive partnerships for the repair and restoration of the buildings and facilities of the Greater Mount Olive MB Church and the Greater Mount Olive Christian Academy.


NBCA GPO
Group Purchasing Organization

Introducing NBCA-GPO, "A Group Purchasing Organization" for NBCA churches and Affiliated Organizations that makes us "Better Together".
 
NBCA-GPO is a group purchasing program that will provide your church with deeply discounted, highly preferred pricing on key administrative products and services through a variety of top-tier vendors. By combining the total spend of all NBCA churches into one, your church will be contributing to the overall buying power and will be able to enjoy significant savings.  As your participation in the NBCA-GPO grows, you will quickly learn how exceptional this product truly is at saving money and managing your church's budget more effectively.
 
This program will launch on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 and we will eblast information for your church to sign up and continue buying needed products, but now at a discounted price. 


BLESSED COMMUNION
New Partnership

NBCA has partnered with Blessed Communion and we are excited to extend the ease of fresh communion to all our churches, since they make their communion products fresh each day.  As a member church of NBCA, you will receive a discounted price AND receive free shipping by using discount code NBCA17. Please see below for ordering details.
 
Online:
Visit  www.blsd.com and place your order in the shopping cart.  Upon checkout, enter code NBCA17.
 
Phone:
To place your order over the phone, please contact Sam Rushing directly at 630-517-0687 or you may call call customer service at 844.789.2573. Please remember to tell them the discount code of NBCA17.


STRATEGIC PASTORAL EXCELLENCE PROGRAM
New Partnership

NBCA has partnered with the Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board (MMBB) to offer the NBCA Pastoral Excellence Program, designed to assist our pastors in realizing and achieving their financial wellness.  MMBB is offering NBCA pastors an opportunity to work with them to determine their pathway to financial wellness by providing financial tools, workshops and individualized planning with their Certified Financial Planners.  This program will engage approximately 20 pastors in a cohort each year, for 3 years, totaling 60 pastors from NBCA.

The following pastors will serve as NBCA liaisons: Rev. Keyon Payton, Michigan; Dr. Kevin Donalson, Virginia; and Rev. Rikki Ferrel, Los Angeles.  Additional information on this  partnership, along with the qualifications for eligibility will be forthcoming.


FORMER DALLAS HEADQUARTERS
Transition to Simmons College, Louisville

The NBCA Headquarters which was in Dallas, TX, has now been officially sold to the Texas Department of Transportation.  All debt on that building has been retired and we thank God for such a blessing.  In our transition to Simmons College in Louisville, KY, we remain available to serve our members.  Below please find our transitional contact information.

NBCA Transitional Headquarters
P. O. Box 4840
Dallas, Texas 75208
Toll-Free Phone: (844) 610-NBCA (6222)
Toll-Free Fax: (844) 620-NBCA (6222)
Email: info@nbcainc.com
Website: www.nbcainc.com


NBCA RETREAT AND LEADERSHIP CENTER
Proposed New Site

Now that we have sold the headquarters, one of the projects that we are now working on is the purchase of 56 acres of land in Louisville Kentucky, which will be used as the NBCA Retreat and Leadership Center.  During the meeting, a rendering of the proposed site was shown by Rev.  Samuel Bland, pastor of Pleasant Hill MB Church and  the Chair of the Architectural and Mechanical Computer Design Drafting Programs at Sullivan College of Technology Design, Louisville, KY.  This Center will offer sleeping accommodations, kitchen, conference room, lakes (with fish), and other amenities for our member churches to use.  As more information becomes available, we will be excited to share the details. 


COOPERATIVE BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP
New Partnership

We broke a record in Albuquerque because of a partnership with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF). NBCA and CBF now have a signed MOU that provides NBCA with a consultant who will from time to time consult with President Tolbert and others on strategic decisions about our future. In addition, CBF has been an outstanding partner in disaster relief. 


GHANA
New Partnership

The E. Edward Jones School is anticipating renovations to begin, as there is a Fall 2017 reopening with the fully accredited Ghana Baptist University occupying the facility.  Documents that gives us ownership of the property was forwarded to President Tolbert, as executed by the chief in Ghana Africa of the Tribal government.
 
During the Mid-Winter Board Meeting, President Tolbert signed the document that now puts NBCA in possession of over 60 acres in Ghana, West Africa. We will partner with Ghana Baptist to develop a complex for Baptist Missions at this site.  These projects are being done with the Ghana Baptist Convention being NBCA's agent. 


NBCA MEMBER CHURCH BENEFITS
NBCA Partnerships

NBCA continues to act on the feedback from the strategic planning session, wherein there was several requests for  programs that would benefit the churches and members.  For the past couple of years, NBCA has placed intense focus on how we can continue to "serve congregations", as we prayerfully entered into these partnerships. Currently, we have 25 partnerships with universities and other businesses that directly benefit our churches and members.   For your convenience, we have developed a brochure listing our 25 current partnerships and their benefits. Please click on the link below to download a copy of our NBCA Member Benefits.
NBCA Member Church Benefits 


SQUARE ONE - Equipping, Empowering, Enriching
Strategic Planning Session

During the Mid-Winter Board, Rev. Vincent Parker, pastor of Golden Gate MB Church, Dallas, TX and team facilitated a Square One peer conferencing platform, wherein the different groups focused on creating an environment tailored to meet the specific needs of ministry leaders and those who serve in ministry.  The delegates were encouraged to honestly share both the triumphs and challenges of ministry while working together to discover new viable solutions.  to download a copy of the Square One model, please click on the link below.


HAT TOOLKIT
How to Start a Health Awareness Team in the Local Church

Dr. Kemp and members of the Health Awareness Team (HAT) have created a HAT Toolkit to assist churches in starting a HAT in your church.  This comprehensive toolkit will give you all the steps needed to successfully implement a HAT. To download a complimentary copy, please click on the HAT Toolkit link below.


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PRESIDENT 
Completion of Seminars for Doctor of Ministry Degree

In the midst of all this work, God has favored President Tolbert to complete all Seminars for his Doctor of Ministry degree, complete the writing his dissertation project entitled "Equipping African American Men to do Missions Through the Greater St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church of Lake Charles, Louisiana" and is now scheduled for oral defense, March 28, 2017, on the campus of Union University in Jackson, TN. Union is historically a Southern Baptist Institution. Our President is schedule to graduate with his Doctor of Ministry degree on May 20, 2017, in Jackson, TN! 

Click on the link below to view the
2017 Mid-Winter Board & Mini Congress Photo Gallery

NBCA Transitional Headquarters
P. O. Box 4840
Dallas, Texas 75208
Toll-Free Phone: (844) 610-NBCA (6222)  
Toll-Free Fax: (844) 620-NBCA (6222)
Email: info@nbcainc.com * Website: www.nbcainc.com