SCBI Names New Team Leader of Leader Empowerment and Mobilization

The Executive Board of the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana (SCBI) met on Monday, May 9, to vote on Scooter Kellum to serve as the Team Leader of Leader Empowerment and Mobilization, a new Executive Leadership Team role at the SCBI. The board unanimously voted to approve Kellum for the role, which he begins at the end of July.

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From the Executive Director

Connection & Innovation

Quick note: Over the last few months, I have been explaining various parts of our new strategy in these Indiana Baptist articles. The first article in this series appeared a few months ago. Additionally, we’ll make a concerted effort when it is fully developed to go around the state

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Launch Ministry: Beach Reach 2022

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Together again for Transformed 2022

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The Now…

The Now… This is our theme for the SCBI Annual Summit at Highland Lakes October 24-25.  Scripture tells us to live in the now with great expectation and hope for the future.  We have every reason to live in the now.  Now is the

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Choose Joy Instead of Anxiety!

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ECBA Churches Celebrate Easter 2022

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Pastor Encouragement Tour

Join leaders from NOBTS and the SCBI as they share resources and best practices for pastors, including an explanation of their new scholarship for SCBI church staff. Giveaways, fellowship, and practicality will make it worth your time!

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Wednesday, June 1
Oak Creek Community Church (Mishawaka, IN)
8:30 am Coffee & Donuts
9:00-10:30 am Meeting
Wednesday, June 1
Grace Baptist Church (Indianapolis, IN)
2:30 pm Coffee & Snacks
3:00-4:30 pm Meeting
Thursday, June 2
Center of Hope (Evansville, IN)
11:00 am-1:00 pm Meeting and Lunch