2024 Preaching Conference

The 2024 Preaching Conference focused on 1 and 2 Samuel, with our speakers covering crucial topics related to background and setting, theological themes and issues, and sermonic approaches to preaching and teaching the book. The three presenters are leading scholars and professors from our three Mississippi Baptist Colleges – Blue Mountain College, Mississippi College, and William Carey University.

  • Church Minister Relations

    Our department works with both the church as it seeks ministerial leadership and with the minister as he seeks God’s place of service.

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  • Conflict Resolution

    When conflicts occur, our Pastor / Leadership Development Department is available to try and mediate and seek resolution in these difficult moments.

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  • Cost-Share Counseling

    Being deeply aware of the vital importance of the mental and spiritual health of ministers and their families, the MBCB provides cost-share counseling to ministers and their immediate families.

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  • Ministers in Forced Termination

    Our Pastor / Leadership Development Department is available to provide guidance, encouragement, and assistance to ministers facing this difficult transition and trial in life and ministry.

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  • Quiet Place Ministry

    The Pastor/Leadership Development Department has arranged with our Baptist assembly and retreat centers to provide, without cost, lodging for pastors and staff members who experience unusual stress in their ministry and need a short time for rest, prayer, and renewal.

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  • Pastor/Minister Search Assistance

    Our Pastor /Leadership Development Department is available to meet with churches and pastors / minister search committees / teams for training, discussion, assistance, and prayer.

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  • Christian-Related Vocation (CRV) Ministry

    Christian-Related Vocation (CRV) students are servants who have surrendered to and are training for ministry in Mississippi and beyond.

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  • Church Facilities and Furnishings

    Our department can help with consultation visits to help assess facility needs and equip and train committees.

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Flourish as you lead

From pastors and deacons to church staff and committees, your different leadership needs are important to us. Our goal is to equip you to produce healthy churches that fulfill the Great Commission in your community context and beyond.

“Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and encourage — with great patience and instruction.”

—2 Timothy 4:2