09/28/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie provided information, resources, and prayer support for a couple using T4T methods to plant over 200 house churches in a violent area of at-risk people groups outside the US.
09/27/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: 21 pastors and leaders attended Developing Healthy Relationships presented by Ken Shuman, life coach.
09/25/2012 HISPANIC FOCUS / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: 17 pastor attended the OIKOS follow up meeting this evening with Campo and Gloria Londoño.
09/21-23/2012 HISPANIC FOCUS / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: 130 - 150 pastors and leaders joined Campo and Gloria Londoño for OIKOS Congreso with Ralph Neighbour and William Beckham.
09/20/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION - PRAYING FOR THE COMMUNITY: Rickie Bradshaw met with KSBJ leaders as they trained people for community prayer initiatives at UBA.
09/19/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION - JUSTICE INITIATIVES: UBA Mission Centers of Houston, directed by Ginger Smith, made the news for their work against human trafficking. Way to go! (Read Article, Baptist Standard)
09/18/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd convened the Pastors Learning Cohort at UBA.
09/18/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Sally Hinzie joined Church in the Center for lunch as they hosted 25 medical professionals.
09/17/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOMENT: Sally Hinzie taught Bibly Storying Skills to 15 guys in the Trustee Camp in Huntsville.
09/15/2012 NEXT GENERATION / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie presented "Who is Here and How do We Reach Them" to 75 students at the Baptist Student Ministry seminar.
09/12/2012 LÍDERES TRANSFORMADORES MUJERES: Gloria Londoño convened the leadership team for the women's track of transformational leaders.
09/11/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOMENT / CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd posted the audio session of Daphne Kirk, G2G, Generation to Generation, reconciling the parents to the children. Daphne Kirk comparte como reconectar las generaciones, reconciliando los padres con sus hijos.
09/05/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Dian Kidd & Ron Towery posted UBA awareness video, Stop Human Trafficking.
09/01/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / CHURCH PLANTING / HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: Gloria and Campo Londoño convened 81 pastors and church leaders for prayer and fasting. Ayuno y oración.
08/28/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Approximately 63 pastors and leaders of UBA congregations attended a presentation by Jeff Waldo, Jeff Berger, and Jerry Edmonson on Laying the Groundwork for Transforming a City.
08/27/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally HInzie and Jerry Phillips were the team providing the discipleship training to the participants in the School for Church Planters at the Trustee Camp and inside the walls at Huntsville. 19 in the trustee camp.
08/26/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / MOBILIZING CHURCHES / NEXT GENERATION: Rickie Bradshaw coordinated the opening of the University of Houston BSM Prayer Room with about 100 individuals participating.
08/25/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Rickie Bradshaw represented UBA at the Godly Parenting seminar presented at First Metropolitan Baptist Church with 15 people attending.
08/25/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / HISPANIC INITIATIVES: Campo & Gloria Londoño convened pastor and leaders for a training conference on cell churches with Ralph Neighbour and William Beckham, with 77 in attendance. OIKOS Congreso, Las 7 dimensiones de la iglesia. (Hear audio)
08/21/2012 HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: Dian Kidd hosted the Pastors Learning Cohort at UBA.
08/20/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd represented UBA at the Chinese Baptist Pastors Fellowship, enjoyed the fellowship of the pastors, and was treated to a delicious lunch afterwards.
08/20/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie hosted Dmitry Zborsky, Russian church planter, and a translator inside the walls for discipleship training with 19 inmates at the School for Church Planters in the State Prison in Huntsville.
08/19-25/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION /MOBILIZING CHURCHES: UBA provided support to the Week of Prayer and Service for Children and Youth via the online prayer guide and publication of daily prayer reminders.
08/18/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / EVANGELISM: Rickie Bradshaw supported the 4xFour Evangelism Training hosted at Antioch Community Baptist Church with 25 people from 3 congregations attending. (Greg Wallace, 4xFour Training Video Presentation)
08/18/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / REFUGEE MINISTRY: Be praying for Margie Randall, UBA Missionary to the City, as she begins a much needed "volunteer" sabbatic for some much deserved rest and restoration.
08/16/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw convened 6 Parole Chaplains for Life Change Group Training.
08/16/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw convened 5 leaders for the Parole Chaplain LCG (Life Change Groups) Training.
08/16/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / COOPERATIVE PRAYER: The Journey to Transformation continues as Rickie Bradshaw meets weekly with up to 10 pastors/leaders for an early morning Thursday prayer time for city transformation.
08/16/2912 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw represented UBA at the Week of Prayer and Service for Our Children & Youth Faith Summit.
08/15/2012 THE LIGHT & THE DARK BLOG: Dian Kidd posted 'Too Much Baggage' on assessing the things that clutter up our lives.
08/14/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / EVANGELISM: Campo Londoño convened 3 of the 5 leaders trained in the discipleship model T4T for follow-up and networking. (online resources)
08/13/2012 MOBILIZING CHURCHES TO TAKE ON LOSTNESS: Leaders and members of Vietnamese Baptist Church, Alief Baptist Church, Agape Community Church, and First Southwest Baptist Church returned from a mission trip to Brazil. Rickie Bradshaw facilitated connections.
08/12/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / MOBILIZING CHURCHES: Rickie Bradshaw and Ron Towery posted the Missional Moment video interview with Randy Ginnan of Apartment Life, exploring how churches can become involved in apartment ministries. (View Video)
08/12/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / SOMA CHURCH PLANTING: Campo Londoño and Ron Towery posted the video Clave de la transición como una iglesia de Brasil hizo la transición del modelo tradicional al modelo celular. (View video)
08/09/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Tom Billings, Ron Towery, Dian Kidd and Campo Londoño attended the Willow Creek Leadership Summit at Copperfield Church.
08/08/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / COOPERATIVE PRAYER: The Journey to Transformation continues as Rickie Bradshaw meets monthly with representative from as many as 30 congregations on the first Tuesday for prayer for city transformation.
08/06/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / REFUGEE MINISTRY: Margie Randall, UBA Missionary to the City, gathered with 7 adults and 4 children volunteers stuffing school back packs and sorting clothing for donations. To volunteer, contact Margie.
08/06/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / EVANGELISM: Dian Kidd, Rickie Bradshaw, Campo Londoño, and 6 UBA pastors or leaders participated in the 4-day T4T Training offered at WoodsEdge Church.
08/03/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / REFUGEE MINISTRY: Dian Kidd posted A Day in the Life of a Missionary shared by Margie Randall, UBA Missionary to the City, serving the Bhutanese/Nepali speaking refugee community in Houston.
08/03/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / CHURCH RESOURCES: Rickie Bradshaw recruited 2 congregations in the Sunnyside area to develop Life Change Groups for parolees.
08/02/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw met with the Parolee/Ex-Offender Life Group, with six present. The group will meet on first & third Thursdays and Fridays.
08/01/2012 MISSIONAL MOMENTS / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw interviewed Randy Ginnan with Apartment Life to explore how churches can become involved in reaching apartment residents, 95% of whom do not attend church. (view video)
07/31/2012 LOS ASUNTOS NUESTROS: Un nuevo artículo ha sido puesto en el blogg de el consultante Campo Londoño: Consumidores
07/30/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie provided discipleship and church planter training to 19 inside the prison walls at the State Prison School for Church Planters in Huntsville.
07/27/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING: UBA hosted Augustine Jebakumar, a church planting missionary strategist from India, to share about the rapidly multiplying church planting movement of which he is a part in Bihar, India. 18 pastors/leaders were in attendance.
07/26/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie, Rickie Bradshaw, Guy Caskey & Tre9 met to set schedule and develop curriculum for the fall training sessions of the School for Church Planters in the Wynne Unit.
07/26/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie attended an Iftar dinner at the Turquoise Center crossing cultures and building bridges for sharing the good news.
07/24/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING: Sally Hinzie met with a Korean church planter starting a church in the Spring Branch area.
07/23/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie and Rickie Bradshaw traveled to Huntsville to provide training and discipleship for potential house church planters in the Trustee Camp (21 attending) and inside the walls (18 attending).
07/20/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd, Sally Hinzie, and Rickie Bradshaw met with to ESL leaders concerning ESL in Houston.
07/20/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw provided Life Change Group orientation to 40 new parolees who were invited to participate in a group.
07/18/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw enlisted 3 congregations who attended with him the orientation training required to participate in the mentorship program with parolees.
07/16/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie traveled to Huntsville to provide training and discipleship for 19 potential house church planters 'inside the walls'. Another group was trained in the Trustee Camp.
07/15/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Rickie Bradshaw represented UBA in worship at Cypress Oaks Church.
07/15/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Sally Hinzie represented UBA at the installation of the new pastor of Southwest Chinese Baptist Church.
07/15/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / CHURCH RESOURCES, PRAYER: Rickie Bradshaw provided a prayer consultation for a Vietnamese congregation.
07/12/2012 OIKOS HOUSTON: Campo Londoño hizo un vídeo sobre OIKOS Houston: La Promoción de OIKOS Houston.
07/10/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw spoke on the topic of prayer to a gathering of pastors and leaders at the Fort Bend Pastors Meeting.
07/10/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / CHURCH RESOURCES: Rickie Bradshaw enlisted 4 congregations to participate in the COMET alliance of Alief ISD, providing mentoring and afterschool programming for the schools.
07/09/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Soma Team members Guy Caskey and Bobby Herring reported a great dialogue and discipleship time with potential church planters at the Wynne Unit in Huntsville.
07/09-12/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie spent 4 evenings using orality skills to share the good news with ARP groups in a highly restricted area in southwest Houston.
07/05/2012 BLOG THE LIGHT & THE DARK: Dian Kidd posted 10,000 Ways reflecting on how failure can be a positive experience.
07/02/2012 LOS ASUNTOS NUESTROS: Un nuevo artículo ha sido puesto en el blogg de el consultante Campo Londoño: El mover de Dios
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06/29/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Daphne Kirk comparte como reconectar las generaciones, reconciliando los padres con sus hijos, estableciendo una fuerte relación en las diferentes generaciones en la iglesia. 120 participants from 17 congregations. Eschuche el audio
06/28/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT/ COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw, Chaplain Michael Rutledge, and 4 others met for orientation to lead Life Transformation Group processes for Parolees.
06/25/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: 30 potential house church planters were discipled in two groups of 15, one group in the Trustee Camp and one group "inside the walls." Guy Caskey & Bobby Herring were the trainers.
06/19/2012 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Campo Londoño trained 29 pastors and leaders from 15 congregations in the T4T process.
06/18/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw traveled with UBA Pastor Parris Patrick and Regional Parole Chaplain, Pastor Michael Rutledge, for the Monday night Church Planter Training & Discipleship session at the Wynne Unit & Trustee Camp at the prison in Huntsville.
06/13/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / REACHING THE UNREACHED: UBA Volunteer Missionary to the City, Margie Randall, who has served four years with the Bhutanese/Nepali speaking community in Houston, shares one day's adventures. (read)
06/11/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie was the instructor for this week's session with potential church planters at the Wynne Unit at the prison in Huntsville.
06/09/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie spent her Saturday leading 10 participants on a South Avenue Baptist Church City Tour, experiencing the diversity of our area.
06/07/2012 REVITALIZING CHURCHES / CHURCH RESOURCES: Tom Billings, Josh Ellis, and Dian Kidd met with 4 pastors creating a learning cohort for pastors of existing congregations.
06/06/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HISPANIC FOCUS: UBA facilitated the start-up of a third Instituto Biblico Ministerial at Iglesia Bautista Tierra Prometida as pastors and lay leaders attend for extensive training in church,personal, and leadership development skills.
06/05/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED / DEVELOPING DISCIPLES: Campo and Gloria Londoño convened 34 pastors and leaders for T4T training the trainers for developing disciples through small groups.
06/05/2012 THE LIGHT & THE DARK BLOG: Dian Kidd posted a new blog, Lucky You Got Here Before We Got Organized on the negative impact of over-organization in older churches.
06/04/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie travelled to the Wynne Unit at the prison in Huntsville to provide discipleship training to 15 potential church planters in the School for Church Planters while a staff member of Covenant Church conducted training in the Trustee Camp.
06/04/2012 FROM THE EXEC BLOG: Tom Billings posted a new blog, Stepping Back, Going Forward, on the professional, spiritual, and innovative advantages of taking a break tof fuel the fires of creative thinking and personal development.
06/01/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Josh Ellis provided a demographic study for a UBA congregation in the Southwest part of the city.
05/31/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / CHURCH RESOURCES: Tom Billings convened 26 pastors and leaders of churches, associations, and denominational groups for a presentation by Dr. Aubrey Malphurs on Re-Envisioning Pastoral Leadership.
05/30/2012 EL BLOGG, LOS ASUNTOS NUESTROS: Campo Londoño escribío Oración estratégica 2
05/29/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / OIKOS LATINO HOUSTON: Campo and Gloria Londoño convened 33 pastors and leaders for T4T training on developing disciple making disciples through small groups.
05/28/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Margie Randall, UBA Missionary to the City, is celebrating 8 baptisms in the Caanan bhutanese Church.
05/25-29/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie put her experience working with Muslims to work as she led an experiential learning trip for the MARED group to Deerborn, Michigan.
05/21/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie trained 15 men in the trustee camp at the Huntsville prison School for Church Planters.
05/19/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd joined Dan Eppink, UBA Disaster Relief Coordinator, as he provided Yellow Cap Disaster Relief Orientation Training for 30 participants at hosting church, Westbury.
05/18/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Tom Billings, Ron Towery, and Dian Kidd, along with their spouses, attended the First Annual Visionary Pastors Awards evening in support of 5 UBA pastors being honored (the Reverends Walter August, Gusta Booker, Manson Johnson, Ralph West and Remus Wright).
05/18/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie convened 24 individuals for a Friday morning Islamic Awareness Conference at UBA.
05/17-18/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Campo Londoño attended Impacto Global, a missions training conference.
05/15/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie met with Sugar Creek & Urban Catalyst to discuss ESL strategy to reach immigrants.
05/14/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd represented UBA at the Senior Adult Preaching & Praise Conference, attending some sessions and introducing speaker John Morgan from Sagemont.
05/14/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw conducted training sessions with nearly 60 inmates as potential church planters in the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters in Huntsville.
05/12/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / PRAYER: Rickie Bradshaw convened 20 congregations for Fire Torch Prayer in preparation for community transformation.
05/10/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie convened a small group study in her home focused on reaching APGs.
05/09/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw attended the Compassionate Houston training event to equip Houstonians to become a more compassionate city.
05/07/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION/REACHING THE UNREACHED: Rickie Bradshaw facilitated COMET Apartment Outreach Team training for congregations partnering with Alief ISD and community agencies to address the needs of families.
05/07/2012, SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie led training sessions for 17 participants in the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters in Huntsville.
05/03/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION/PRAYER: Rickie Bradshaw joined with those gathered in Downtown Houston for the National Day of Prayer.
05/03/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw gathered with the Leadership Team planning the 2012 Issachar Summit.
05/02/2012 BLOG, THE LIGHT & THE DARK: Dian Kidd posted It's Not Complicated; It's Just Hard.
04/30/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED / MAKING DISCIPLES: Campo Londoño received reports that 130 profession of faith were received in the Billy Graham My Hope for Houston evangelism crusade.
05/01/2012 EL BLOGG, LOS ASUNTOS NUESTROS: Campo Londoño escribío Oración estratégica.
04/30/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Guy Caskey travelled to Huntsville to conduct a training session with potential organic church planters in the Wynne Unit.
04/29/2010 MOBILIZING CHURCHES/REACHING THE UNREACHED: Rickie Bradshaw travelled to Brazil to meet UBA pastors concluding an exploratory trip to develop future mission teams for their congregations.
04/28/2012 OIKOS LATINO UBA/DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened 5 pastores to plan activities and initiatives for 2012 Oikos Latino Houston.
04/26/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES/PEOPLE GROUPS: UBA is thankful for the report of 51 women (deaf or hearing working with the deaf) who enjoyed the March 16-18 Deaf Women's Retreat hosted by Woodhaven Women's Ministry and supported through UBA People Group initiative. (report & photos)
04/23/2012 MOBILIZING CHURCHES / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Campo Londoño led a training conference and participated in the 3-day training for Missions Mobilizers.
04/23/2012 MOBILIZING CHURCHES / REACHING THE UNREACHED: Gloria Londoño spent three days training to mobilize chuches for reaching the unreached through missions.
04/23/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING: Rickie Bradshaw provided training for approximately 16 inmates at the Wynne Unit Church Planters' School in Huntsville.
04/19/2012 MOBILIZING CHURCHES/GLOBAL-LOCAL FOCUS: Sally Hinzie led a team of four to spend 10 days teaching, worshiping, sharing and learning with the churches of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. (view video)
04/18/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Josh Ellis represented UBA at the Coalition for the Homeless Task Force Meeting, working to identify the homeless in Houston and the resources available to them.
04/17/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION/PRAYER: Over 500 individuals from 25 congregations participated in Houston Code Blue with prayer walks and acts of service in 8 Houston communities. Rickie Bradshaw facilitated the Alief and Fifth Ward Code Blue efforts.
04/17/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION/PRAYER: Dian Kidd and Steve Capper of Mission Houston met with UBA Church Prayer Coordinators to raise awareness for the Week of Prayer Service for Children and Youth coming up in August.
04/15/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Rickie Bradshaw traveled to Covenant Church in Huntsville to participate in the ordination for Warden Pittman.
04/15/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd attended the Commemoration of the Cambodia Holocause and worship held at First Cambodian Baptist Church, Aldine. (pdf history)
04/15/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES: Dian Kidd attended the worship and celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Northwest Chinese Baptist Church and brought greetings from UBA.
04/14/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/MISSIONS MOBILIZATION: Gloria Londoño and Campo Londoño convened 130 leaders from UBA congregations for entrenamiento de Escuela Biblica de Vacaciones (Vacation Bible School Training).
04/14-28 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING / REACHING THE UNREACHED: The Houston Community Cup of Nations Soccer Tournament, publicized and endorsed by UBA with Sally Hinzie on the Advisory Board, and organized and led by a UBA pastor, engaged 16 adult teams with players from 36 nations and 4 children's teams. Facebook
04/13-14/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw shared leadership in the Journey to Transformation Conference on reaching our city, enlisting UBA congregations to participate. 24 individuals participated in the conference.
04/13/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/MISSIONS MOBILIZATION: Tom Billings spent the morning with the staff of the Mission Centers of Houston providing leadership development.
04/12/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/MISSIONS MOBILIZATION/HISPANICS: Moises Flores, Director, reports 44 students from 15 congregations enrolled in the classes of Instituto Biblical Ministerial, a UBA supported training program consisting of 3 levels with 7 courses per level.
04/10-12/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/MISSIONS MOBILIZATION: Tom Billings and Josh Ellis met with Texas Directors of Missions in Dallas, TX, to facilitate leadership development.
04/10/2012 MOBILIZING CHURCHES: UBA staff, pastors, and church leaders gathered for a presentation on What It Takes to Reach A City by Jim Herrington, Faithwalking facilitator.
04/10/2010 CHURCH RESOURCES / COMMUNICATIONS: Check out the videos, blogs, and other online resources available from UBA. UBA Media Resources, April
04/07/2012 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / PRAYER: Rickie Bradshaw participated in the Saturday Houston Code Blue for Christ neighborhood prayer walks along with a reported number of 4,000 others.
04/04/2012 REACHING THE UNREACHED: Josh Ellis assisted missionary to the city in discovering probably locations for APGs.
04/03/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES/COMMUNICATIONS: Read the April 3 UBA E-Notes online for upcoming events.
04/03/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES/HOUSTON DEMOGRAPHICS: Josh Ellis researched and mapped the Japanese population in the greater Houston area.
04/03/2012 MOBILIZING CHURCHES/COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw engages Generation 1, a ministry in the Third Ward, for a video interview.
04/02/2012 CHURCH RESOURCES/HOUSTON DEMOGRAPHICS: Josh Ellis provided demographic research and mapping for Woodridge Baptist Church.
03/30/2012 BLOG, FROM THE EXEC: Tom Billings posted A Matter of Death and Life reflecting on sacrificial choices and Easter.
03/29/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING/DEVELOPING DISCIPLES: Sally Hinzie, Rickie Bradshaw, and Campo Londoño convened 5 additional pastors for a Learning Community around developing multiplying disciples through the T4T process.
03/27/2012 BLOG, THE LIGHT & THE DARK: Dian Kidd posted The Grasshopper Mentality about depending on God for the resources to accomplish his purposes.
03/27/2012 MOBILIZING CONGREGATIONS/REACHING THE UNREACHED: Sally Hinzie convened 10 congregational leaders to explore the use of ESL programs to establish cell churches and Bible studies for APGs.
03/26/2012 SOMA CHURCH PLANTING: Sally Hinzie discipled about 35 potential church planters in the Wynne Unit in Huntsville.
03/25/2012 MOBILIZING CONGREGATIONS: Dian Kidd shared volunteer opportunities in church, community, and cooperative ministries with Westbury Baptist Church Missions Fair.
03/23-24/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT/MISSIONS MOBILIZATION: Campo & Gloria Londoño convened 65 leaders of UBA Hispanic congregations in basic missionary principles applicable both the missions in Senegal and multiplication of groups in the US -- Punta de Lanza.
03/21/2012 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Tom Billings is leading a 2-day 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders Seminar for 12 participants.
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