Formerly the Southern Baptist Bivocational Ministers Association
Bivocational Smaller Church Leadership Network

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Serving bivocational and/or smaller church's ministers & spouses

BSCLN National Headquarters Office
"Bivocational / Smaller Church Center"
PO Box 111744, Nashville, TN 37222-1744
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2017 BSCLN National Celebration
Blue Springs Baptist Assembly in Marianna, FL on September 29-30
Blue Spring is now owned by the Baptist College of Florida.
They will co-sponsor this event and a pastors and wives retreat that will be intertwined with our event.
Dr. Tom Kinchen will be helping us to plan and promote the retreat.
Blue Springs has a 96 room motel, a worship center, meeting rooms, a cafeteria and 30 RV sites, a lake, and an adjoining golf course.
Marianna is just an hour from the Gulf Coast and on the way to the many attractions in central Florida.
The 2017 BSCLN National Celebration will be held at Blue Springs Baptist Assembly in Marianna, FL on September 29-30. The Baptist College of Florida, where our friend Tom Kinchen serves as president, will co-sponsor this retreat. There are 96 motel type rooms and 30 RV hook-ups.
, Dr. Kinchenís Ministry Assistant, at 850-263-9046.
The cost is $95.00 per individual or 125.00 per couple.
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E-mail Ann Stephens at:
For Details, Contact Interim National Director, Larry Barns at: at,, or 205-270-0478
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Contact information for the La-BSCLN
Gary Mitchell Louisiana Coordinator
Cell Phone: 337-466-5272
A Word From our Louisiana Coordinator
Bivocational Smaller Church Leadership Network
the Louisiana Edition of the BSCLN
is NOT affilialed with Louisiana Baptists Convention
The purpose of the BSCLN is to:
Encourage, Affirm, and Assist Bivocational Pastors and/or Smaller Churches
  • The BSCLN creates materials specifically created for this largest of all SBC Church and Pastor groups,
    • all at no cost for digital copies and only postage for printed copies.
    • An easy digital order form is available in the LEFT SIDEBAR Menu
      • - CLICK ON: #5 BSCLN Printed Materials Free in the Left Sidebar Menu
      • Select the materials desired, fill out your shipping information,
        • follow the instructions at the bottom,
        • CLICK "Submit".

The BSCLN has "Training Videos" on line created by Bivocational Pastors about Bivocational Ministry

  • To view these videos, CLICK ON: #6 BSCLN Training Videos in the LEFT SIDEBAR Menu

The BSCLN is the National Bivocational / Smaller Church Non Profit Organization that represents the 83% of the Pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention.

Take a look at this 8 minute PBS Television Video, featuring Bivocational Pastors

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Membership Benefits Include:
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Information about educational opportunities
  • Leadership training
  • FREE "Downloadable" Sunday School Material
  • FREE "1558 Downloadable" full-text Sermons
  • Regional conferences and celebrations
  • Opportunities for affirmation and encouragement to one another
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth
  • Regional Bivocational Resource Centers
  • Network with other bivocational ministers in ministry service opportunities
  • Communication through website:
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