What’s New for Women in 2021

In 2021, SCBI Women will be looking to take equipping to the next level by “partnering with churches to discover and fulfill their next step.”  During this past year, we learned that we can reach women in new ways through technological methods and will be implementing some new strategies to help train women to develop their leadership abilities.  We will see this approach in 3 primary ways this coming year.

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Children and Student Events in 2021

When will we get back to normal? Children’s ministers, whether paid or volunteer, have spent many hours praying that they would be able to have VBS, that they would have enough volunteers to have children’s small groups or AWANA, wondering if the kids would even show up if they had the volunteers. Why do we pray so fervently for normalcy? Because we want kids to hear that Jesus loves them and will always be there for them. We want to see the look on a child’s face when they understand salvation for the first time and believe that Jesus is a friend that will never leave them. We want to be a part of kids making decisions at VBS and Camp, see them baptized and choose to follow Christ.

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How to Make 2021 Your Best Year

For many people 2021 is going to be a tough year. If you liked the way the 2020 presidential election turned out your year might not be quite so tough, but it will still be a tough year to some degree. If you did not like the way the presidential election turned out, 2021 could be a very difficult year. President-elect Biden has even said we are headed into darker days ahead. That is reassuring is it not?

So, what can we do? What can all of us do to make 2021 our best year possible? Be in right standing with God. This includes getting in right standing, remaining in right standing and returning to right standing when we veer off the path and fall out of fellowship. What is included in being in right standing with God?

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What is your Next Step?

If we thought that after the November Elections we would return to normal – we were wrong. If we thought the arrival of a new year was going to miraculously alter our circumstances and return us to normal – we were wrong.

I think it is time we begin to consider that waiting for normal is like waiting for a ship that has already sailed. Perhaps we need to accept, we are living in the “normal” right now.

So if the “Normal” looks like what we have then what do we have?

The church I serve as an Interim Pastor has about 50% of the people attending than they did PC (Pre Covid-19). Giving has remained strong. Does that sound familiar? Most reports I have received from pastors say the same.

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Baptist Foundation of Indiana

It’s the Season of Giving!

It’s the Season of Giving! 3 Creative Ways to Support your Church Giving Tuesday is a great time to bless your church or favorite ministry, especially when it creates tax savings for you. Here are 3 ways the Baptist Foundation of Indiana can help:

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8 Myths of Estate Planning

By Julie Stanley, Vice President of Estate Planning at The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma   No believer knows when Christ will call them home. Don’t let one of these common misconceptions stop you from protecting the people and possessions you’ll leave behind.    

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Financially Strong in Uncertain Times

On behalf of the Baptist Foundation of Indiana, I would like to say thank you for your continued support of our ministry. We are so thankful for our many clients and partners and give God the glory for His provision during this time of

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