Building Bridges To A Brighter Tomorrow
Enrollment – We will continue to increase the enrollment of our convention by reaching out to inactive churches.
Community – We will cultivate a community where all stakeholders are valued and all voices are heard.
Fellowship – We will establish the Southwest Ministers’ Retreat to establish and fortify strong relationships across the district. We will engage the pastors of our district with cutting edge theological and practical seminars facilitated by nationally known professors of theology. We will intentionally foster mentoring relationships between young and experienced pastors.
Digital Footprint – We will expand our communication across our district by developing a digital footprint for the Southwest District while maintaining our current postal communication infrastructure.
Selma University – We will increase our support for Selma University to aid in the operation and sustainability of the Alabama Missionary Baptist school.
Local Churches – We will invest in the local churches of our district by organizing workshops that focus on church finances, evangelism, Christian education, worship, and technology.
Baptist Pride – We will prioritize teaching Baptist Doctrine and Polity to maintain our Baptist identity as well as inspire the next generation to take pride in being Baptist.
Serving – We will encourage others to connect, learn, grow, and serve through the denominational work by increasing our evangelistic and missional efforts.
Youth – We will coordinate a youth retreat for the Southwest District that is energetic and vibrant to connect the youth to the denominational work.
My Promises to the Southwest
I will lead with HUMILITY.
I will lead with INTERGITY.
I will serve with SINCERITY.
I will LISTEN.
I will surround myself with a team of individuals who have Godly wisdom and a history of supporting the denominational work.