#PrayerWalkMobile

Yes, we want to help pray for the people on every street in Mobile County!

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

  1. The first step is to decide to participate. There is registration for individuals and churches below.
  2. Second, decide who will lead for your congregation. A member of the prayer committee, evangelism committee, Sunday School or Student ministry are possible leaders and participants.
  3. Third, decide which areas you want to prayer walk/drive between now and October 2017. Teams of two or three begin nearest the church and work outward. Some members/teams will prayer walk their neighborhoods and neighborhoods around the church many times. Participants who want to help prayer walk other parts of the County can come back to this web site to see which Street Atlas pages still need to be chosen.
  4. Please register below to let us know your church will participate, the contact person and the pages of the Keith Maps 2016 Street Atlas you choose. It is great that the people on some streets will be prayed for many times.

WHAT TRAINING AND RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE?
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MBA Evangelistic Party Trailer

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Your cooperative giving to the MBA allows us to provide the basic resources needed to conduct an Evangelistic Party in any Mobile County community. We provide access to these trailers to help MBA churches maximize their outreach budget and help some that would not otherwise have the resources to conduct an evangelistic event. Our goal is to have Evangelistic Outreach Events occurring every weekend somewhere in Mobile County.

The $250 per use rental donation is to help offset the cost of the EPTs (there are $100 worth of New Testaments and tracts included in each rental). The additional $100 refundable deposit became essential to improve the cleaning and repacking of the trailers. Those funds are used to repair, replace and clean if the church using it failed to do so properly. Scholarships may be available for any church that cannot afford the rental fee. It is estimated the contents of the trailer would rent for $1,500 a day. Any additional contributions you wish to make will go toward adding additional items in the trailers, repairing equipment as needed, and purchasing additional trailers. You can also provide a scholarship for a smaller-membership church to use a trailer. The demand for the trailers prevents our taking them outside of Mobile County or use by non-MBA churches. We refurbished the trailers in May 2011.

Click here to sign up for an EPT training or to request one for your church.

Click here for a List of Contents contained in the EPTs.

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Download this PowerPoint to learn how to host your evangelistic block party!

 

We worked with www.timothyinstitute.org to design, build and recently refurbish our trailers.

EPT – Evangelistic Party Trailer Training

There will be an Evangelistic Party Trailer (EPT) training Thursday May 11, 5:30 p.m. at Bayou Sara Baptist Church (12, Bayou Sara Avenue, Saraland). The training will take place Rain or shine. A light meal will be provided. Please RSVP to be sure enough food is available. As you recall training is required to help us be the best stewards possible of this marvelous resource. Bro. Thomas Wright will lead the training which includes practical lessons how to conduct an effective evangelistic event and how to set up and take down the contents of the trailer. Visit ept.mobilebaptists.org for more details on the EPT.

 
We continue to see great results from churches using our EPTs. We have seen over 2,000 decisions directly attributed to these creative evangelistic outreach events. The EPTs are available to all MBA churches for $250 plus a $100 refundable deposit. The rental value of items in the trailer is over $1,200. The fee allows us to replace normal wear and tear on the contents.

Churches wanting to use the EPTs must be certified (or recertified if training not up to date)  through training. The MBA provides trainings for groups of at least 10 to learn how to use, unpack, and repack the EPTs. Contact Thomas Wright to schedule training for a group of at least 10 people. It has become necessary to charge an additional refundable $100 deposit to ensure the trailer is returned clean, dry, and with all of its contents. The deposit will be used to reimburse individuals that have to clean, restock, and repair the trailers that are returned in an unsatisfactory condition.

Visit ept.mobilebaptists.org for more information.

Click here to request an EPT training event.

Church Development Training Opportunities and Events

 

Preparing for Retirement

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
9
:00 a.m. – Noon
MBA office
FREE event

Questions that will be answered:

  • How far ahead should I begin to prepare for retirement?
  • What steps do I take to help me be ready to retire?
  • How will Social Security affect my retirement?

This conference is open to anyone but is especially for those age 50 and over.

State missionary Lee Wright will lead this conference.

This conference is free, but pre-registration is needed. To pre-register, visit mobilebaptists.org or contact the MBA office, no later than Thursday, September 14.

Please note: if not enough participants are pre-registered, the event is subject to cancellation.

This, and other like events, are made possible by donations to Associational Missions and the Cooperative Program.

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From the fullness of His grace, we have all received one blessing after another  John 1:16

 

The MBA International Ministries Center (IMC) welcomes all seafarers and internationals. We proclaim the gospel of Jesus to seafarers, refugees, local residents, students, non-English speaking patients in local hospitals, inmates in jail, and provide follow-up ministries to more than 133 nationalities in many languages.

The International Ministries Center is open to minister to all nations and the local community.  The center cooperates with many Christians to accomplish the emphases of the MBA.

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GOD IS AT WORK

 … in our MBA Language Ministries.
There are many options for Internationals living in and visiting Mobile
to be helped and transformed each week .

 

Seafarer’s Ministry

Mission opportunities to 133 nations
Lives transformed weekly

 

Language Congregations

 

Cambodian
Deaf
Hispanic
Korean
Laotian
Russian
Vietnamese

 

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International
Language School

71 Nations
50 Volunteer Teachers 
Bible Study
Worship
English Classes

 

Walk for Bibles and International Ministries

Sponsored walkers support the International Language School,
Language Churches and Seafarers Ministry.

 

Internships

Are you a student looking to learn more about how you can serve with International Ministries?

For more information click here.


Bobby Morton 2015Bobby Morton
Director of International Ministries and Church Planting

I work with our present Language Churches, Language missions and Language Bible Study groups to encourage and equip them to be more effective in their ministries. With the 72 nations living in Mobile County, I am seeking to develop active Bible studies for each of these groups and move them into growing congregations and a part of our Association. Also, I have the seven Language School sites teaching English as a Second Language. Training site leaders and teachers for each of these sites is part of my duties. We offer day and night classes to meet the needs of students. Lastly, I oversee and work closely with our port Chaplains to minister to Seafarers that enter our port.

 

Kim Wilson
Volunteer International Language School Coordinator  

 

Harold Reagan
MSC Port Chaplain

David Seymour
Port Chaplain

Impact Mobile Associational Missions Offering

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Cooperative missions is an important Southern Baptist distinctive that is often not understood in our pews. Please invite one of the MBA staff to set up a display in your church, or to speak anytime during the year.

The Impact Mobile offering provides an opportunity for churches that may not have financially supported cooperative missions in their Jerusalem as much as they would have liked. It also assists those churches who use regular special offerings as their primary means to raise missions support. We are grateful for the churches that provide a portion of their missions tithe through the budget, and understand those churches may choose not to promote this offering. This is an “above the tithe” missions offering to assist the ministries and emphases of the MBA to make an eternal difference in Mobile County. Your sacrificial missions tithes allow us to provide MBA sponsored trainings and consultations to dozens of pastors, staff and members about every aspect of growing, maintaining and managing a church. Please consider participating in the “Impact Mobile Associational Missions Offering.”

Visit mobilebaptists.org/mba-impact-offering-materials for more information and to download promotional materials.

 

Cooperative Missions Giving

Cooperative Missions Giving PowerPoint

PowerPointIcon Click here for a PowerPoint presentation to help explain missions giving through the Cooperative Program and the MBA. Please consider presenting this to your Finance Committee, Wednesday night group, small groups or Sunday School classes. Any of the MBA staff would be happy to make the presentation for you.

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