Mobilizing Churches to Take on Lostness in 2015

Learn more about the opportunities offered through UBA and the key actions of the UBA staff as they allocate resources of time, energy, finances, and personal development to join God where He is at work to equip and mobilize congregations to effectively share the gospel with their communities.

NOVEMBER 2015

11/21/2015 HISPANIC CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: Conferencia de la Estructura Primordial para Iglesias drew 119 attenders exploring the legal and administrative tactics for starting a healthy church.

11/17/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOMENT / NEXT GENERATION: Josh Ellis convened a group of six pastors & leaders in the Leadership Cohort.

11/16/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Rickie Bradshaw and Parris Patrick facilitated the Wynne Unit Organic School for Church Planters with 13 men participating from the trustee camp

11/14/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: UBA offers Developing Disciples to Grow Your Church with Sally HInzie & Rickie Bradshaw, presenters. 31 in attendance.

DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: The Instituto Biblico at Comunidad Cristiana Internacional Nueva Esperanza reports 24 students from 4 congregations in attendance for the fall semester. Director, Zenis Fuentes

11/09/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / EVANGELISM: New classes in the Wynne Unit School for Organic Church Planters with 8 trainers returning and 7 new class members facilitated by Guy Caskey; Charles Anderson & Tre9 facilitated the training in the Trustee Camp with 3 trainers, 9 attendees, and 3 visitors.

11/09/2015 EVANGELISM / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: The UBA Baptist Men, under the leadership of Men's Ministry Director, John Clayton, met with 3 pastors from the Ukraine & Russia to learn about their ministry of children's camps and consider the ministry needs.

11/06/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / PRAYER: Rickie Bradshaw reported 40 in attendance at the Pray Houston Lunch.

11/05/2015 MOBILIZING CHURCHES FOR MISSIONS: Exec Tom Billings interviewed Buddy Brents & Jonathan Williams on the application of missional practices in an urban setting. Following the Dialogue Session, he welcomed new pastors to UBA with a presentation on the UBA Vision and initiatives.

11/03/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / MOBILIZING FOR MISSIONS: UBA hosted the Loving Houston "Developing School Partnerships" led by Mike Kraxberger.

October 2015

10/29/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: UBA offeres Church Safety & Security Conference in cooperation with Second Baptist Church, Houston.

ORGANIC CHURCH PLANTING / DISCIPLESHIP / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: 10/28/2015 Rickie Bradshaw mentored 8 inside the walls at the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters while Parris Patrick mentored 12 in the Trustee Unit.

10/22/2015 MOBILIZING CHURCHES FOR MISSION: The ATCO Conference challenged participants to live missionally in an urban culture.

10/20/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / NEXT GENERATION: Josh Ellis convened the Leadership Cohort with 8 in attendance.

10/17/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Region III Parole Division thanks Rickie Bradshaw and pastor Charles Anderson for facilitating the first Marriage Retreat for Parole Division Staff Employees and spouses.

10/14, 21, 28/2015 MISSIONS MOBILIZATION: Sally Hinzie teaches Worldview Conference at Houston's FBC for Wednesday night Milestones.

10/11/2015 MOBILIZING CHURCHES FOR MISSION: UBA celebrated the 175th Anniversary of the founding of Union Baptist Association. The celebration included videos sharing current and historical highlights.

10/08/2015 HISPANIC LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo & Gloria Londoño convened the LT & LTM Leadership Teams for 2016 planning of leadership development events.

10/06/2015 CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: Three pastors in the OIKOS PROTOTYPE group met with facilitator William Beckham.

10/01/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / CONGREGATIONAL HEALTH: 96 pastors, congregational leaders, facilitators and members convened for the LT / LTM / LTC weekend of leadership and church development with the teams led by Campo & Gloria Londoño.

10/2-4/2015 CRIMINAL JUSTICE MINISTRY / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / SPIRITUAL RENEWAL: 140 inmates and 10 volunteers from 4 UBA churches celebrated a Freedom Weekend with ex-offenders Cedric and Milton from the Wynne Unit house church planters training program as speakers. 12 were baptized.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE MINISTRY / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Life Change Groups (LCGs) are function in five prisons, the Wynne Unit with Jerry Phillips; Darrington Prison (13); Terrell Unit (25); Jester 3 Unite (14; and Carol Vance Unit (120.

SPIRITUAL RENEWAL / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / CRIMINAL JUSTICE: The Terrell Unit had a 12 hour prayer gathering for revival and spiritual awakening, facilitated by 10 volunteers.

DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Two Life Change Groups (LCGs) are functioning in Parole Office 7.

September 2015

  • 09/2015: ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Life Change Groups (LCG) training has begin with with seminary students in Darrington Prison, meeting weekly on Mondays, with approximately 50 inmates participating.
  • 09/29/2015 CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: The OIKOS Prototype leadership group met with 5 pastors attending with the facilitator, William Beckham.
  • 09/26/2015 SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION / PRAYER / DISCIPLESHIP: Inmates in the Terrell Unit gathered for a 12-hour session of prayer for transformation and unity.
  • 09/26/2015 CHURCH PLANTING / HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: 13 church planters and pastors of smaller churches convened for the bi-monthly PLA-DES meeting.
  • 09/21/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Guy Caskey and Doug Orr trained 7 inmates with T4T discipleship lesson 1, Our Identity. Jerry met with participants in the Trustee Camp.
  • 09/21/2015 EVANGELISM / SPIRITUAL RENEWAL: 3 UBA leaders met for evangelism conference planning, Renovacion Evangelismo.
  • 09/15/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: Josh Ellis convened the LEAD Cohort of existing church pastors and staff.
  • 09/15/2015 CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: The OIKOS Prototype leadership group met with 2 pastors attending with the facilitator, William Beckham.
  • 09/14/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS: Sally Hinzie and Brian H. led the Wynne Unit Organic School for Church Planters participants in a deeper understanding of the story of Ishmael. Brian was in the Trustee Camp with about 15 men while Sally and Leonard were inside with 9.
  • 09/10/2015 PRAYER FOR SPIRITUAL AWAKENING: 4 UBA pastors/leaders met for Clamor Por Houston.
  • 09/08/2015 CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: The OIKOS Prototype leadership group met with 2 pastors attending with the facilitator, William Beckham.
  • 09/6/2015: PRAYER FOR SPIRITUAL AWAKENING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: A Day of Solemn Assembly in preparation of Freedom Weekend was held at Carol Vance Unite. An estimated 150 inmates and volunteers participated.

AUGUST 2015

  • 08/27/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: 48 pastors and church leaders attended the presentation by Secret Church Shopper Buddy Brents, "What Message is Your Church Sending?".
  • 08/26/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally HInzie and Rickie Bradshaw convened the Organic Church Network Facilitators planning meeting with 10 in attendance.
  • 08/22/2015 MISSIONS MOBILIZATION / HEALTHY CHURCH: Campo & Gloria Londoño hosted ¿Donde Encajo Yo? [Where Do I Fit?] to promoted missions mobilization and involvement among hispanic congregations.
  • 08/18/2015 PRAYER / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / SPIRITUAL RENEWAL: Rickie Bradshaw estimated over 100 individuals participated in the PRAY Houston Church Mobilization Training held at First Presbyterian.
  • 08/17/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally & Leonard Hinzie led 12 inmates in the study of leadership styles through the Organic School for Church Planters in the Wynne Unit in Huntsville. Jerry Phillips facilitated the study for 32 men in the Trustee Camp.
  • 08/15/2015 PRAYER / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / MOBILIZING CHURCHES: Rickie Bradshaw estimates about 100 participants in the Annual Prayer Conference at Southwest Community Church where he was the Keynote Speaker.
  • 08/13/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / HEALTHY CHURCH: UBA hosted the United in Christ gathering with 14 in attendance.
  • 08/13/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: Gloria Londoño convened the Líderes Transformadores Mujeres Facilitator Team with 5 in attendance.
  • 08/13/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: Campo Londoño convened the Líderes Transformadores Facilitator Team with 6 in attendance.
  • 08/12/2015 REACHING THE UNREACHED / DISCIPLESHIP / EVANGELISM: Sally Hinzie provided a seminar to the U0fH BSM students on communicating the gospel effectively to those from an Honor/Shame culture.
  • 08/11/2015 OIKOS / CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: The OIKOS Prototype mentors met with William Beckham. Two in attendance.
  • 08/06/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally HInzie trained 16 inmates in bible storying and discipleship development principles inside the walls at the Wynne Unit in Huntsville while Jerry Phillips led 37 in the trustee camp.
  • 08/06/2015 UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS / EVANGELISM: Sally Hinzie led 5 apartment/refugee  ministry volunteers in a study for Understanding Afghan Women.
  • 08/04/2015 OIKOS / CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: The OIKOS Prototype mentors met with William Beckham. Three in attendance.

JULY 2015

  • 07/31/2015 UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS / EVANGELISM: Sally Hinzie led 7 apartment/refugee ministry volunteers in a study for Understanding Afghan Women.
  • 07/30/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / LOVING HOUSTON: UBA hosted the Loving Houston Training "Developing Church School Partnerships" with 29 in attendance.
  • 07/26/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / EVANGELISM: 40 staff members from UBA Trinity Pines Conference Center explored the highlights of the Honor/Shame Culture with Sally Hinzie.
  • 07/25/2015 PLADES - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / CHURCH PLANTING / HEALTHY CHURCH: 15 church leaders and potential planters convened for learning, fellowship, and networking with the bi-monthly PLADES Network.
  • 07/22/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie led 18 men at the Wynne Unit Organic School for Church Planters while Jerry Phillips led 30 in the trustee camp sessions.
  • 07/21/2015 NEXT GENERATION LEADERS: Josh Ellis convened the LEAD Cohort with 7 next generation leaders.
  • 07/14/2015 UNREACHED PEOPLE GROUPS / EVANGELISM: Josh Ellis, Sally Hinzie, and 4 additional people group consultants met to update the list of people groups in the greater Houston area.
  • 07/14/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH: 62 pastors and leaders from 41 congregations/organizations attended The Church Legal Issues Conference.
  • 07/14/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / SOCIAL JUSTICE: Rickie Bradshaw facilitated the Parole Office Appreciation Lunch, continuing to open doors for small group Bible study support groups in the parole offices.
  • 07/11/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: 40 pastors and leaders attended the UBA Equipping Institute offering seminars on Leading Change, Community Development-Tranformation, and Becoming a Missional Church.
  • 07/07/2015 UBA VISION DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CONGREGATIONS: Dr. Tom Billings & the UBA staff welcomed pastors and members of 6 new Watchcare congregations for a fellowship meal and orientation. 26 in total attendance
  • 07/06/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: At the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters, Jerry Phillips facilitated the group of 16 men inside the walls while Sally & Leonard HInzie facilitated the group of 20 in the Trustee Camp.

JUNE 2015

  • 06/26/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / CELL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño gathered cell church prototype pastors and leaders for an Experiental Training Weekend with Willliam Beckham. 7 in attendance from 4 congregations.
  • 06/23/2015 & 06/25/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HISPANIC FOCUS: Campo Londoño convened the Leadership Team of Líderes Transformadores for strategic planning for 2016.
  • 06/20/2015 EN BUSCA DE JESUS / EVANGELISM / HISPANIC FOCUS: Campo & Gloria Londoño facilitated a meeting with 34 pastors and leaders enlisting volunteers and exploring possibilities an online chat experience with an evangelistic focus.
  • 06/20/2015 VISION DEVELOPMENT: Dr. Billings, UBA Moderator Bryant Lee,  and UBA staff welcomed 8 pastors and leaders from four new Watchcare congregations.
  • 06/12-13/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / CRIMINAL JUSTICE MINISTRY: Freedom Weekend Lock In Ministry provides a transformational weekend of worship, discipleship and spiritual renewal for inmates and many family members. 130 inmates participate at the Terrell Unit. 
  •  06/09/2015 PRAYER / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: UBA hosted 16 pastors and church leaders for a preview showing of War Room, a movie about the power of prayer from the makers of Courageous.
  • 06/08/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / FELLOWSHIP: Rickie Bradshaw attended the African American Pastors Fellowship with 27 in attendance.
  • 06/04/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / PRAYER: Rickie Bradshaw met with community prayer leaders as UBA hosted them in prayer for the city.

MAY

  • 05/30/2015 EVANGELISM / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo & Gloria Londoño convened over 120 pastors and leaders from Hispanic congregations for training in 4xFour, 4xCuatro.
  • 05/25/2015 PRAYER / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londono convened 4 pastors for strategic prayer, the fifth meeting of 7 scheduled.
  • 05/21/2015 TRANSFORMATION / PRISON MINISTRY / ORGANIC CHURCH: Sally Hinzie led 85 men in the Bible Storying training at the Terrell Unit.
  • 05/18/2015 PRAYER / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened 4 pastors for strategic prayer, the fourth meeting of 7 scheduled.
  • 05/18/2015 REACHING THE UNREACHED / EVANGELISM / NEXT GENERATION LEADERS: Sally Hinzie trained a local church planter to lead City Tours for a deeper understanding of the city.
  • 05/14/2015 TRANSFORMATION / PRISON MINISTRY / ORGANIC CHURCH: Sally Hinzie led 85 men in the Bible Storying training at the Terrell Unit.
  • 05/13/2015 PRAYER / TRANSFORMATION: UBA opened its offices as Rickie Bradshaw and pastors and prayer leaders convened to prayer for the transformation of the city.
  • 05/12/2015 NEXT GENERATION / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Josh Ellis convened 4 pastors / church leaders for the Leadership Cohort.
  • 05/11/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOMENT: Guy Caskey (M-4 Network) discipled 14 organic church planters inside at the Wynne Unit while Tre9 and Ronnie led 14 in the Trustee Camp.  Principles of Multiplying Disciples who Multiply.
  • 05/11/2015 PRAYER / TRANSFORMATION: Campo Londoño convened 7 pastors for prayer, Reunión de Oración.
  • 05/11/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / FELLOWSHIP: Rickie Bradshaw attended the African American Pastors Fellowship with 31 in attendance.
  • 05/06/2015 REACHING UNREACHED / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Met with Crescent Project to discuss RMW conference in the fall.
  • 05/05/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: 27 pastors and leaders from 21 congregations convened to Join the Conversation about the persecuted church and the erosion of religious liberty with Dr. Randel Everett and Dr. Tom Billings at the UBA offices.
  • 05/04/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally and Leonard Hinzie convened the men participating in the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters.
  • 05/04/2015 PRAYER / TRANSFORMATION: Campo Londoño convened 6 pastors for prayer, Reunión de Oración.
  • 05/02/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / VBS:  Gloria Londoño coordinated the Escuela Biblica de Vacaciones (VBS) Training with Volunteer Leader, Eunice Garcia, for 150 participants from 25 Spanish-speaking congregations.

APRIL

  • 04/28/2015 OIKOS / CHURCH PLANTING / CELL CELEBRATION: Campo Londono convened 2 pastors for the OIKOS Prototype group mentored by William Beckham.
  • 04/27/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH / PRAYER: Nine pastors representing 7 hispanic congregations in UBA gathered with Campo Londoño for prayer.
  • 04/27/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIC CHURCH: Rickie Bradshaw had 22 men in attendance at the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters discipleship group.
  • 04/20/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIC CHURCH:  Sally Hinzie had 16 men inside the walls for the Organic School for Church Planters at the Wynne Unit, while Parris disciples 9 in the Trustee Camp.
  • 04/21/2015 EVANGELISM / ORALITY / DISCIPLESHIP: Sally Hinzie convened 11 pastors and leaders for The Art of Bible Storying, equipping them for sharing the Good News with an oral culture. 6 congregations represented.
  • 04/15/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH / AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERSHIP / UBA VISION: Moderator Bryant Lee and Tom Billings convened a group of 12 UBA pastors and leaders of African-American congregations.
  • 04/14/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HISPANIC FOCUS: Campo Londoño convened 7 pastors and leaders for the continuing evening sessions of 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders, offered in Spanish, 7 Habitos.
  • 04/13/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIC CHURCH: Guy Caskey led 18 men in the Wynne Unit Organic Church while Tre led the group in the Trustee Camp.
  • 04/13/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH / AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERSHIP:  Rickie Bradshaw represented UBA as 24 pastors and leaders convened for the monthly African-American Pastor Fellowship with 22 congregations represented.
  • 04/11/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIC CHURCH:  Tre9 had eleven guys in the organic house church in the Trustee Camp with some new attendees.
  • 04/11/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / SS TRAINING / HISPANICS: 156 congregational leaders attended the Sunday School Teacher Training, Los Grupos Importan, with 25 congregations represented.
  • 04/09/2015 UNREACHED PEOPLES / EVANGELISM: Terry Sharp presented Reaching the Nations Next Door with specifics on people groups for the Houston area. 62 were in attendance from 35 congregations. 
  • 04/08/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / INSTITUTO BIBLICO MINISTERIAL: The Instituto Biblico Ministerial at Iglesia Bautista Del Redentor reports 39 students currently enrolled from 7 participating congregations.
  • 04/07/2015 NEXT GENERATION / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Josh Ellis convened 4 pastors and church leaders for the Leadership Cohort.
  • 04/07/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HISPANIC FOCUS: Campo Londoño convened 11 pastors and leaders for the evening session of 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders, offered in Spanish.
  • 04/06/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIC CHURCH: Rickie Bradshaw led 17 men in the Wynne Unit Organic Church while Jerry let 7 in theTrustee Camp.
  • 04/03/2014 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / PRISON MINISTRY: Rickie Bradshaw convened 24 pastor and leaders for Missional Next: The Reconciled Church, learning about the impact of reconciliation and social justice ministries.

MARCH

  • 03/31/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: Campo Londoño continued with the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People sessions with 9 in attendance from 7 congregations.
  • 03/31/2015 DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIC CHURCH:  Sally Hinzie led 15 men in the Wynne Unit Organic Church while Jerry led 7 in the Trustee Camp.
  • 03/28/2015 SMALL CHURCH / CHURCH PLANTING: 14 pastors and church leaders from 9 congregations convened to hear the story of church planters and explore possibilities for developing partnership/sponsorships with them.
  • 03/26/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Tom Billings convened Join the Conversation, Cultivating Generosity, with 20 participating from 16 congregations. Roger Patterson & Dan Hall, presenters.
  • 03/25/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo & Gloria Londoño facilitated the couples retreat, Sabiduria para Pastores Retiro, with 63 participatingfrom 30 congregations.
  • 03/24/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP MULTIPLICATION: Sally Hinzie & Rickie Bradshaw convened the Prison Organic Church Network with 9 participating.
  • 03/24/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño presented the 7 Habits Seminar (Session 4) evening session with 9 participating.
  • 03/24/2015 CELL CHURCH DEVELOMENT / DISCIPLESHIP MULTIPLICATION: Campo Londoño convened the OIKOS Prototype group with 6 participating.
  • 03/21/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: 13 attended a Life Transformation Group developing ministry to ex-offenders.
  • 03/21/2015 EVANGELISM / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie let 40 women from 10 congregations at the Victory Baptist Church Women's Retreat in How to Share Your Faith.
  • 03/20-21/20150 HEALTHY CHURCH / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: 12 congregational leaders and facilitators participated in Líderes Transformadoes Mujeres, Level 3, with a focus on congregational change.
  • 3/20-21/2015 DISICPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: 44 congregational leaders and facilitators
    participated in Líderes Transformadores Congregacionales, Level 2, with a focus on spiritual growth and development.
  • 03/20/2015 CONGREGATIONAL CHANGE & DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: 34 congregational leaders participated in Líderes Transformadores Congregacionales, Level 4, with a focus on global and community transformation.
  • 03/20-21/2015 CONGREGATIONAL CHANGE & DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: 34 congregational leaders participated in Líderes Transformadores Congregacionales, Level 4, with a focus on global and community transformation.
  • 03/20-21/2015: LEADING CHANGE: Campo Londo
    ño and the LT Leadership Team convened pastors for Líderes Transformadores, Level 3, Congregational Change. 10 total participating.
  • 03/19/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened with LT Leadership Team for strategy and planning. 9 participating.
  • 03/19/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / BIBLE STORYING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie trained inmates in the Jester III Unit in the skills of Bible Storying.
  • 03/17/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / BIBLE STORYING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie trained inmates in the Carol Vance  Unit in the skills of Bible Storying.
  • 03/17/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened 9 pastors and church leaders for the third session of 7 Habitos (7 Habits).
  • 03/14/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / SOCIAL JUSTICE: Campo & Gloria Londoño convened 14 pastors and leaders for an Awareness Breakfast regarding human trafficking concerns. Elijah Rising.
  • 03/12/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / BIBLE STORYING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie trained inmates in the Jester III Unit in the skills of Bible Storying.
  • 03/10/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened 11 pastors and church leaders for the second session of 7 Habitos (en español).
  • 03/10/2015 NEXT GENERATION / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Josh Ellis convened 7 pastors and church leaders in the Leadership Cohort addressing next generation leadership issues for the church.
  • 03/09/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP: Sally Hinzie & Leonard took Y. inside to tell his story of persecution to 15 at the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters; while Jerry led 9 in Bible Storying techniques in the Trustee Camp.
  • 03/07/2015 PRAYER / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Rickie Bradshaw participated in PRAY Houston prayer training at Houston's First.
  • 03/05/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / BIBLE STORYING / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie trained inmates in the Jester III Unit in the skills of Bible Storying.
  • 03/05/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Tom Billings convened 10 pastors and church leaders for Session 1 of 7 Habits of Highly Successful People.
  • 03/03/2015 HEALTHY CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened 12 pastors and church leaders for the first session of 7 Habitos (en español).
  • 03/02/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP: Parris & Jerry disciples 5 in the Trustee Camp at the Wynne Unit School for Organic Church Planters; Rickie Bradshaw led the training inside with 24 attending.

FEBRUARY

  • 02/28-29/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CONGREGATIONS: 66 pastors, spouses, and church leaders attended the Sabiduría para Pastores retreat.
  • 02/25/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CONGREGATIONS: Camp Londoño convened a planning team of 10 pastors & leaders in preparation for  Sabiduría para Pastores, a personal develoment retreat for pastors and spouses.
  • 02/24/2015 OIKOS DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / SMALL GROUPS: Campo Londoño convened the OIKOS Prototype group of 4 pastors multiply cell/celebration models.
  • 02/23/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP: Sally Hinzie and Jerry Phillips training 17 in Bible Storying techniques at the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters in Huntsville.
  • 02/10/2015 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / NEXT GENERATION: Josh Ellis convened 7 pastors & ministers for the LEAD Cohort, networking for more effective church leadership skills.
  • 02/09/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP / REACHING THE AT RISK: Bobby Herring led a group of 8 in exploring The Call to Organic Church at the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters.
  • 02/02/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP / CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Rickie Bradshaw and Parris Patrick  conducted the Organic church training at the Wynne Unit School for Church Planters. 19 in the Main Unit and 14 in the Trustee Camp with Parris. Tre9 conducted a concert for the men.

JANUARY

  • 01/31/2015 CHURCH PLANTING / HEALTHY CHURCH: Campo Londoño convened 12 planters and small church leaders for networking and training in healthy church development.
  • 01/31/2015 EVANGELISM / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / HEALTHY CHURCH: Sally Hinzie provided Orality Training for Brentwood Baptist Church Sunday School teachers.
  • 01/29/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION / SOCIAL JUSTICE: Sally Hinzie introduced Dimitry to 22 men inside the Winne Unit as they heard his testimony about planting churches in Russia.
  • 01/28/2015 CHURCH PLANTING: Sally Hinzie represented UBA and connected with UBA church planters at the Houston Church Planters Network meeting.
  • 01/28/2015 COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Click here to read the fantastic report of ministry and results for the UBA Mission Centers of Houston in 2014. Hope Now.
  • 01/27/2015 OIKOS DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT / SMALL GROUPS: Campo Londoño convened the OIKOS Prototype group of 3 pastors multiply cell/celebration models.
  • 01/26/2015: ORGANIC CHURCH PLANTING / LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT / DISCIPLESHIP: Sally Hinzie facilitated the study of Neil Cole's Organic Church with 20 men inside the Wynne Unit.
  • 01/23/2015: HEALTHY CHURCH / DISCIPLESHIP DEVELOPMENT: Sally Hinzie & Josh Ellis presented workshops for Houston's First Baptist annual teacher training, Midnight Madness.
  • 01/15/2015 LÍDERES TRANSFORMADORES LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Campo Londoño convened the team of six leaders developing schedule & curriculum for Líderes Transformadores.
  • 01/05/2015 ORGANIC CHURCH PLANTING / COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION: Sally Hinzie facilitated the Wynn Unit School for church Planters Training with 25 on the inside.  Jerry Phillips led 13 in the Trustee Camp. As the inmate facilitators for the groups had recently been released, Sally & Jerry were pleased to see that the men had taken leadership and prepared to lead the groups themselves.