Reaching the Northland

A Month to Celebrate Our Convention’s Future

August is often described as the “Sunday of Summer,” the last hurrah of the season before the fall. But I’ve wondered if we could treat August like the “Sunday of Summer” for a different reason: if we could use it to take stock and thank God for our blessings, all while looking ahead.

I recently discovered that August is National Make-a-Will Month, and it’s celebrated by writing your will, planning for your future, and protecting the people you love.

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Suicide Prevention Training

On July 21, at 7:00 p.m. the MWBC will host a suicide prevention training event by Zoom. The training will be led by Steven Dyess, a former US Army chaplain who was a master trainer for ASIST, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. He led these training events across the United States to help combat the alarming rise of suicide of soldiers.

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Mentorship in Pastoral Ministry

MWBC is facilitating a mentorship in pastoral ministry this Fall in partnership with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. We will meet virtually one hour each week on Saturdays. You can do it for academic credit with SEBTS or for continuing education.

Email me at if you would like more info.

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