Ministry Training Where You Are

Chris OwensAfter serving as a Pastor in the US and a missionary in Mexico, God burdened Chris’ heart with the need for sound, accessible Bible training in the Spanish-speaking world. That burden led to the establishment of Global Baptist Schools in 2003. Chris serves as the chairman of the board of GBS, and is involved in a variety of capacities.

Chris and Phyllis Owens live in North Carolina.

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Aug 2010
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Is It So?

A few years ago I wrote: The best place to prepare pastors, missionaries and workers who will lead, plant and serve churches is a church. Academic content can be very effectively delivered anywhere. We see no compelling reason to remove the learner for several years from a normal... Read More ?
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Aug 2010
The cross as a logo has lost its brand distinction. So many people with different and contradictory beliefs use the cross, wearing it these days or putting one on your building really specifies nothing. The Bible never envisions its use as an ornament or even as a symbol of... Read More ?
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Jul 2010
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Why Blog?

I’ve enjoyed writing through the years, but this is my first venture in the blog medium. I enjoy and am helped by others’ thoughts, and my hope is you and others will benefit by spending a little of your valuable time here. What are some reasons I blog? Read More ?
The Global Baptist Schools mission is Ministry Preparation Where You Are, and in this post I would like to enlarge on this statement of what really matters here at GBS. GBS is passionate about ministry preparation, but let me say we are fanatical about access! We believe in... Read More ?
The Global Baptist Schools mission is Ministry Preparation Where You Are, and in this post I would like to enlarge on this statement of what really matters here at GBS. We often use the term “minister” to mean professional clergy. Bible use is broader, and the... Read More ?
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May 2010
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I am a Baptist!

I am a Baptist even though much that is not right goes under the name of Baptist today. Modern Baptist groups vary widely in their love for God and people, faithfulness to Scripture and holiness of life. Yet the Baptist heritage is rich and beautiful. Where Baptists have... Read More ?
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