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Association Meetings & Events
Partnership Spotlight - Alaska Missions
FBC, Weatherford partners each spring with Alaska Missions to provide support for servant evangelism projects surrounding the Iditarod Trail Race. Alaska Missions sponsors numerous outreach efforts and camps throughout the year. Click the link below to learn about the impact that Alaska Missions is making, and explore their website.

Contact FBC, Weatherford if you would like to learn more about the spring mission trip to Alaska.
3 Dimensions of Multiplication
A Roundtable event presented by PBA in partnership with Exponential
Thursday, May 20
9:00am - 1:30pm
North Side Baptist High School Ministry Room

Topic: “The 3 Dimensions of Multiplication”
  • Disciple Making
  • Mobilization
  • Capacity Building

Roundtable Highlights:
  • 3 main sessions that include a TED-talk style video presentation followed by a roundtable discussion.
  • Content-related conversations with other church leaders, and with your own team.
  • Access to the complete content library for this session.
  • Cost: $39/person, or $29/person for teams of 5 or more.

and choose the Weatherford, TX event.

For PBA churches, the cost is $19/person.
Call our office for the discount code before you register.
Disaster Relief Wish List
The Disaster Relief Laundry Unit may not be deployed right now, but they are in need of items to restock the Laundry Unit trailer so it is ready to go the next time it is needed. If you would like to support the PBA Disaster Relief ministry, you can follow this link to the Amazon Wish list and purchase items needed on the trailer.

Or, you can go to this link to our giving page to donate. Follow the instructions and choose "Disaster Relief Fund" as the designation for your gift. All contributions are tax-deductible.
Online Giving
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Church Announcements
I-Discover Teacher's Conference
April 30 - May 1
6:00 - 8:00pm Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm Saturday
Spring Creek Baptist
100 Spring Creek Rd
Cost: $20 per person or $60 max. per church

This is a highly interactive and engaging two-day workshop about leading Bible study founded and taught by Eli Bernard who served local churches as a student pastor, education minister, pastor, and church planter with NAMB. Lunch will be provided. You can find out more information and register at www.myspringcreek.org. Just click on the I-Discover banner.
Prayer Emphasis for this week:
  • Baker
  • Ballew Springs
  • Beulah
  • Brazos Trails Cowboy Church

Follow PBA on social media for a daily update on our prayer emphasis.
Useful News & Tips
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There are growing numbers of Christians throughout North America seeking to learn how to effectively make disciples who make disciple-making disciples (2 Tim. 2:2). Most major cities have at least a small network of individuals seeking to put DMM principles to work. Many churches, especially after our year of COVID, are reorienting their priorities and “trying this DMM thing out.” This is a good thing and, I believe, a God thing.

And yet, even with great effort and great commitment by a great number of people, we are seeing few if any true disciple-making movements here in North America. We are seeing some multiplying of congregations who focus on planting other churches. This shows good addition-growth but nothing like the exponential explosion of new disciple-making believers you see in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

We have church buildings in almost every neighborhood and yet there seems to be little transformative impact on the communities around them. The majority of people in this nation are sliding ever deeper into moral depravity and the church, for decades now, has seemed impotent to stop that slide. We all need to humbly learn what God is doing in these Disciple Making Movements around the world and, more specifically, understand what God wants us to do about what we learn.

Yesterday, I posted reflections on my fortieth anniversary of ministry. I continue that list today by noting times when I’ve thought about quitting . . . and then explaining why I’ve never done that.
Job Openings
Lead Pastor Positions

Baker Baptist Church - Bi-vocational
1912 Baker Cut Off Rd
Weatherford, TX 76087 

Eureka Baptist Church
401 Eureka St
Weatherford, TX 76086

Soda Springs Baptist Church - Bi-vocational
1801 Soda Springs Rd
Milsap, TX 76066
You may also call Michael Kinman at 817-565-6010 for more information.

Zion Hill Baptist Church
PO Box 2920
Weatherford, TX 76086

Full- and Part-time Support Staff Positions

Brock Baptist Church is searching for a part-time Worship Leader/Music Minister. They are also looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant at 20 hours a week, 5 mornings a week. They are looking for someone preferably with receptionist/office experience, computer skills & website/social media knowledge & skills. If interested, please email resume and cover letter to office@fbcbrock.com or call Pastor Greg Bowman at 817-597-7944.

FBC Willow Park is searching for a part-time Children's Minister (serving birth-6th grade). If interested, please email your resume to Pastor Jonathan Mansur at pastor@fbcwillowpark.com.

Lakeshore Baptist is looking for a full-time Children's Minister. If interested, Please email your resume to Reagan Miller at reagan@lakeshorebaptist.com.

Silver Creek Baptist Church is seeking a paid part-time Worship Pastor to lead worship on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, and a part-time Youth Pastor. Interested candidates please email Brandee at bfaughn03@gmail.com.

Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Azle (Reno) is looking for a part-time Worship Leader/ Music Minister and a part-time Youth Minister. Please contact Shane Scott at pastor@walnutcreekbaptistchurch.com or 817-221-2110 for more information.