Statistics may or may not be your thing, but they can tell us a lot about the area in which we live—its population growth, diversity, and whether or not we can have bragging rights over Dallas. With that in mind, we have compiled some helpful statistics as a starting point for understanding the greater Houston area. How might understanding the growth of our city and its underlying issues help us better reach our communities as they are?
Being the executive director of UBA provided me with a platform to do ministry on so many levels—working with the churches of UBA, working with associations, state and national conventions in the US and abroad, working with our two primary mission agencies (NAMB and IMB)—opportunities I might never have had as a pastor. Meredith Cook interviews Tom Billings (DMin) about his leadership in Union Baptist Association. [photo credit: Tom Billings]