Crank Up! Kick Off! Get Fired Up! Go All Out for God!

Everything Cranks Up August! The School Year, The Church Year, Football Season all kick off!

Seek the Lord, Set the Course, Share the Vision, Start your Mission! Be Intentional, Be a Disciple!

My “To Do” List: (and the Churches)
Priorities for the New Church Year

Worship & Glorify God           Matthew 22:37-40          Matthew 6:10
Pray for Revival                        II Chronicles 7:14, Isaiah 64:1 Oh Lord, Rend the heavens & come down
Share the Gospel                   Acts 1:8
Make Disciples                        Matthew 28:18-20 Matthew 4:19
Revitalize Churches                Ezekiel 37:13-14,26-28
Plant New Churches              Acts 13, 14, 15, 16:5
Develop Leaders                     II Timothy 2:2
Live with Urgency                     Matthew 24:14
And this Gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world for a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come

Live on Mission!                       Psalm 2:8
Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Thine inheritance and the very ends of the earth as Thy possession.

Jesus Is Coming Back! Pray like you have never prayed before!

Reach Your Community

Saturate Your Community with the Good News of Jesus!

SaturateUSA Materials available at the LRBA Office. LEARN MORE
I read a great book on leadership during vacation by Dr. Jeff Iorg, President of Gateway Seminary titled Seasons of a Leaders Life: Learning, Leading, and Leaving Your Legacy. Dr. Iorg shares 21 lessons for emerging leaders, 13 priorities for active leaders and 10 convictions of maturing leaders.

~Marty Dupree

Ministers' Monthly Conference
August 16th, 10am
LRBA Office

Pastoral Health: Leading Well
Helping Pastors Find Joy & Effectiveness In Their Calling
Sandy Marks, Revitalization Ministry Strategist, NC Baptist
Ministers' Monthly Conference
September 20th, 10am
LRBA Office

Church Health & Revitalization
Terry Long, Church Health & Revitalization Strategist,
NC Baptist
Ministers' Monthly Prayer Meeting
August 30th - 9:30 am
A Time of Kingdom Focused Prayer for Revival & Awakening
LRBA Office

Replenish Retreat
September 5th-7th, Fort Caswell

The “Replenish” Retreat for pastors and their families is designed to help pastors replenish their marriage, their ministry and their mission. Click for more details.
Senior Adult Revival
September 8th @ 9am
Kennebec Baptist Church, Angier
Guest Speaker: Jonathan Lotz

Begin planning now to bring a group from your church. Call LRBA by Sept.1st to let us know how many will attend. We look forward to seeing you!  
Mark your calendar!
  • Associational Council/Executive Committee Meeting: September 19th @ 6pm; LRBA Office

  • Fall Annual Meeting: October 24th @ Coats Baptist Church; Speaker: Todd Unzicker, Executive Director-Treasurer, NC Baptist

Drop off date will be August 10th from 10-3pm. (Supplies will be loaded directly into a vehicle.)
Collection of 10-15 ounce-bottled shampoo-without conditioner and/or 8-11 ounce bottles of lotion-no pump bottles for the RED BOX Prison Ministry. Please deliver to LRBA by September 27th.
Camp Mundo Vista
August 12th-14th
A Military Spouse Ministry Event
American Chapel - Ft Bragg
August 20th

A one-day gathering to receive encouragement in the waiting of life, hear expository teaching for practical Christian living, and be empowered to pursue The Great Commission.
NC Women's Baptist Conference
October 28th-29th
The 2022 N.C. Baptist Women’s Retreat, “Remember,” will encourage and challenge you to cultivate your relationship with the Lord through study of His Word, time in prayer, and fellowship and encouragement with other women who are also seeking to know Him more.
Baptist on Mission Opportunites
  • BOM Region 4 Rally, August 23rd Ridgecrest Baptist Church,Durham REGISTER
  • Serve with BOM at the NC State Fair; October 13 - 23, 2022 DETAILS SIGNUP
Church Job Openings
LRBA Calendar
10 School Supply Dropoff from 10am-3pm
12-14 Military Wives Retreat, Camp Mundo Vista
16 Ministers' Monthly Conference - Pastoral Health, 10am
20 SUMMONED - A Military Spouse Ministry Event, Ft Bragg
23 BOM Region 4 Rally - Ridgecrest Bapt, Durham Register Here
30 Associational Prayer Meeting (In-person @ LRBA Office) - 9:30am

5-7 Replenish Pastor/Family Retreat, Caswell
8 Senior Adult Revival, 9am
19 Associational Council/Executive Committee Meeting, 6:30pm @ LRBA
20 Ministers' Monthly Conference - Church Health & Revitalization, 10am
27 Red Box Ministry Items Due to LRBA Office