STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The Bible Band is an arm of the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas with the specific ministry of distributing Bibles in the name of our convention and encouraging Bible Study through systematic reading plans and guides. The Bible Band will encourage family altars and the visible display of Bibles in homes. The Bible Band will be the Convention’s contact when there is a need for Bibles in identified places (i.e. homes, Churches, hospitals, correctional institutions, etc.)
John 1:1 (KJV)
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God”
2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV)
“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”
Matthew 28:20a (KJV)
“Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you.”
OBJECTIVES AND GOALS
1. To make the Bible Band a visible and viable ministry of the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas and assist in its work of Kingdom Building through the mandates of the Great Commission with a specific emphasis of distributing Bibles and encouraging the study of God’s written Word.
2. To distribute Bibles directly from the Bible Band and through the auxiliaries and districts of the State Convention. One Thousand (1000) Bibles will be distributed annually.
3. To make available systematic Bible reading plans and Bible study resources (i.e. guides and/or web sites) and to suggest study books and reference commentaries our Convention, its auxiliaries, districts and individuals. One Thousand (1000) reading plans will be distributed annually.
4. To be a fiscally responsible auxiliary of the State Convention and contribute during the Board meetings, Congress and Annual Sessions.