From the Executive Director

Restructuring the SCBI for Sustainable Ministry to Churches

The SCBI started in 1958 with 111 churches and a budget of $122,000 with a purpose to “establish, strengthen and inspire the churches in missionary, educational and benevolent enterprises.” 65 years later, much has changed! Yet, our focus on our churches and the gospel of Christ remains.  We are in a moment where change is needed. A revisioning process had

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Cooperative Program Giving Explained

Cooperative Program giving.  Maybe you know of it, but don’t understand what it is or how it works.  The Cooperative Program is the financial fuel to fund the mission and vision of reaching every person for Jesus Christ in every town, city, state, and

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Three congregations gather as one

St Joe Community Church, Bible Life Community Church and Lion of Judah Church gathered together for one worship service on Sunday, February 26, 2023. All three worship teams blended English and Spanish words as they sang. All three pastors preached on their unity in

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John Horn Announces Retirement from the SCBI

John Horn, Team Leader for Church Health, announced his retirement from the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana (SCBI) effective March 30, 2023. He announced his retirement plan to the SCBI staff in a February staff meeting and to the executive board in the

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The SCBI partners with churches to help discover and fulfill their next step so that we can, together, connect for Kingdom Advancement. To see this vision fulfilled, the SCBI has trained and empowered six local pastors from around the state to be Next Steps

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Yeah, it’s cold, but….SUMMER!

It’s February, it’s cold, time to be thinking about….SUMMER!! Specifically, start thinking about…CAMP!!! Yes, indeed, just the thought of Highland Lakes and Camp Cookies and the Giant Swing and running in the sun on the rec field and jumping into Brock Lake or the

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