I Am Texas Missions - Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions

Week of Prayer for Texas Missions

On September 13-20, churches and individuals are encouraged to pray, promote and support Texas Baptists ministries and missionaries serving and sharing the Gospel around the state and world.

BOUNCE Student Disaster Recovery

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, BOUNCE is able to provide missions scholarships to Hispanic and bilingual students.

Pray

  1. Pray for churches to provide possible candidates to apply for BOUNCE scholarships.
  2. As students are mobilized to restore hope, rebuild communities, and reflect Christ in disaster areas, pray for those they will be ministering to.
  3. Pray for the Hispanic and bilingual students who have a desire to be on mission through BOUNCE.

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Texas Baptists Church Replants

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, church replants are restarted to return to full expressions of the Gospel and kingdom outposts in their communities.

Pray

  1. Pray for the churches that are closing their doors. Pray that church leaders in the area will be an encouragement to the pastor and members as decisions are being made.
  2. Pray for the churches returning to full expressions of the Gospel and Kingdom in their communities.

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Texas Baptists Small Church Impact Grants

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, churches are provided financial resources to improve their facilities for evangelistic efforts in their communities.

Pray

  1. Pray for the local church leaders and members impacted by the Texas Baptists Small Church Impact Grants.
  2. Pray for local church leaders and members as they meet physical and spiritual needs in their communities.
  3. Pray for the churches in need of financial assistance to obtain materials to continue their evangelistic efforts in their communities.

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Texas Baptists English Speaking/Spanish Initiative

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, pastors with a preference to raise English speaking churches receive mentoring, resources, books and travel expenses for monthly trainings.

Pray

  1. Pray for the Texas Baptists English Speaking/Spanish Initiative as they train pastors and leaders.
  2. Pray for pastors and leaders as they seek to connect with their peers and learn from the training materials provided.

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Chaplain, Pastor & Staff Training

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, chaplains, pastors and staff members are provided additional training to offer quality pastoral care to their churches and communities.

Pray

  1. Pray for Texas Baptists chaplains, pastors, and care providers.
  2. Pray for chaplains, pastors, and staff as they continue learning techniques to offer quality pastoral care to their churches and communities.
  3. Pray for the Texas Baptists Chaplaincy Relations Ministry as they provide spiritual care training for pastors, chaplains, and church members.

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Devoted: A Gathering of Young Believers in Urban Areas

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, Dallas-area millennial and Gen Z believers are equipped to share the Gospel in their communities.

Pray

  1. Pray for opportunities to connect with young adults as they find ways to work together to reach their communities for Christ.
  2. Pray for millennial and Gen Z believers across the state.
  3. Pray for the young adults attending Devoted events. Pray that they will connect with one another, hear about Texas Baptists life, and be mobilized to missions.

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Community Justice

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, law enforcement officers, victims, criminal justice professionals, offenders and their families are supported through missions outreach programs.

Pray

  1. Pray for the mission outreach programs within the criminal justice system as they meet needs in the name of Jesus Christ.
  2. Pray that the desired outcome of Community Justice will be to minister to the guards, inmates, and family members in a holistic manner.
  3. Pray for Christ-followers as they shine the light of God and “remember those in prison” (Hebrews 13:3).

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Human Trafficking

Through your gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions®, churches are equipped to join the human trafficking fight by raising awareness and providing "New Beginning Bags" for the victims.

Pray

  1. Pray for Texas Baptists churches seeking to serve victims of human trafficking.
  2. Pray for the victims of human trafficking as they are ministered to spiritually, physically, and emotionally.
  3. Pray for trained volunteers to work with the victims of human trafficking.

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