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Congratulations to our 2021 Nationals Winners!

Our 2021 National Invitational Youth and High School Bible Drill and Speakers Tournament was held Friday, June 18th at Dallas Baptist University in Texas. Leala Hutchens, our 2021 State Youth Bible Drill Winner from FBC Cochran, received a perfect score award and tied for… Continue Reading “Congratulations to our 2021 Nationals Winners!”

Congratulations to our 2021 State Bible Drill Winners!

Our 2021 State Youth and High School Bible Drill was held on Saturday, May 8th at FBC Cochran. To qualify for the State Youth/High School Drill, drillers had to score 270 points or higher at the Regional Drill. In addition to memorizing the books… Continue Reading “Congratulations to our 2021 State Bible Drill Winners!”

Teaching Bible Skills to the Next Generation

I will never forget a VBS teacher coming to me several years ago, shocked that the kids in her 4th grade class (most of who with their families were regular attenders of our church) could not locate passages of scripture in their Bibles. She… Continue Reading “Teaching Bible Skills to the Next Generation”

2021 Student Speakers Update

In 2021, Student Speakers may qualify for the State Speakers Competition by speaking at one of our in-person Regional Competitions. The top two speakers from each region will represent their region at the State Competition. Speakers have the option of advancing directly to the… Continue Reading “2021 Student Speakers Update”

2021 Youth Bible and High School Bible Drill Update

In 2021, qualifying Youth and High School Bible Drillers can drill in person at one of the Regional Locations to qualify for the State Drill. This year, churches may choose to participate in an Associational Drill (if it is offered by your association) or… Continue Reading “2021 Youth Bible and High School Bible Drill Update”

2021 Children’s Bible Drill Update

In 2021, children will have the option to participate in Bible Drill in two ways and will have a new Bible Skills opportunity: Traditional, in-person State Drills in April – In 2021, churches may choose to participate in an Associational Drill (if it is… Continue Reading “2021 Children’s Bible Drill Update”

5 steps for developing a Speech

My good friend and Georgia Baptist Bible Drill and Speakers, Inc. team member, Karen North, recently wrote this article including 5 steps for helping students develop a speech for our Student Speakers Competition. Karen has worked with Student Speakers on the church, associational, and… Continue Reading “5 steps for developing a Speech”

Remembering Steve Williams – A Student Speakers Champion

by Dennis Rogers I met Steve 30 years ago when Steve and I were involved in Baptist denominational work for different agencies, but under the umbrella of Christian discipleship. I soon discovered whatever Steve did, he did it well. Over the years our friendship… Continue Reading “Remembering Steve Williams – A Student Speakers Champion”

3 Creative Ideas for a Bible Drill Fun Day (Mini-Retreat)!

With the beginning of a new year, it’s a perfect time to plan a Bible Drill Fun Day for your group this month. Here are 3 creative ideas you can use for your group. Sign up for Alabama’s virtual Children’s Bible Drill retreat! You… Continue Reading “3 Creative Ideas for a Bible Drill Fun Day (Mini-Retreat)!”

Congratulations to our College Essay Winner!

Congratulations to our 2020 College Essay Winner – Elizabeth Powell! As the 2020 winner, she is the recipient of a $500 College Scholarship. Elizabeth is a member of FBC Cochran and a student at Middle Georgia State University. This year’s College Essay Topic was… Continue Reading “Congratulations to our College Essay Winner!”