National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.

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

Rev. S.C. Dixon, General Secretary

Attention Pastors:

We only have 20 scholarships available for our pastors. If you are interested, please apply today. The deadline for application submission is Thursday, May 25, 2017. Please click on the link below to download the application. Completed applications should be sent to  If you have any questions or need additional information on the program, please contact  NBCA Corresponding Secretary, Dr. Kevin E.  Donalson Sr. at (337) 263-1494.

Dear NBCA Pastor,

We are writing to invite you to apply as a pastoral candidate for participation in the
MMBB Lilly Initiative Strategic Pastoral Excellence Program (SPEP). The Program,  supported by a grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc., is designed to recognize and support  significant pastoral leaders and their congregations through a curriculum that focuses on  personal and business financial skills.

The Strategic Pastoral Excellence Program is a three-year program that will place pastoral  leaders in a cohort with up to 20 pastoral leaders where participants will be led by a  skilled leader with expertise in financial literacy. The program will explore financial areas  from a variety of perspectives, including theological, practical and from a congregational  systems perspective. The goal is to create a solid financial foundation in the lives of  personal participants and to build skills necessary for healthy conversation around money  within congregations.

As a representative of NBCA in this program, these are the requirements from our
Convention to participate in the program:
  • Registered NBCA Church
  • Willing to attend: Mid-Winter Board, June Congress, Annual Session
  • Willing to enroll in MMBB program (Retirement, Disability, Life Insurance,
  • Survivor Benefits)
  • Letter of Recommendation from State President
We are looking for Pastors who are serious about developing in the following areas:
  • Promoting congregational stewardship
  • Promoting and developing Mission and Discipleship within the congregation
  • Experience and success in promoting congregational growth
  • Experience and success with managing congregational budget and administration
  • Experience and success with managing staff and church leadership
If you feel like you have a heart for these areas, please click on the link below to download the application.   Applications can be emailed to . The deadline for the Application is  May 25th, 2017.

Any questions can be addressed to NBCA Corresponding Secretary, Dr. Kevin E.  Donalson Sr. at (337) 263-1494.

In His Service,
Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr.
Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., M.Div.
President, NBCA

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