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2014 Talents For Christ Winners

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Students Compete in Talents For Christ

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Iowa Holds 50th Annual Talents For Christ Contest

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Ohio and Michigan Team Up for TFC

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  • 2014 Talents For Christ Winners

    2014 Talents For Christ Winners

    Congratulations to the following individuals, groups and teams! TOP TEAM AWARD Emmanuel Baptist Church of Warrenville- Naperville, IA GROUP COMPETITION Duet Faith Baptist Church- Iowa City, IA 1st Place Instrumental Ensemble Emmanuel Baptist Church of Warrenville- Naperville, IA 1st Place INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION Art Samantha Betz- Faith Baptist Church, Mason City, IA 1st Place Samantha Parsons- Young’s Corner Fellowship Baptist Church, Wadsworth, OH 2nd Place Bible Knowledge Jamie Huang- Faith Baptist Church, Mason City, IA 1st Place Brass Johnathon Wood- Harvest Baptist Church, Bath, NY 1st Place Female Public Speaking Khya Barkema- Faith Baptist Church, Mason City, IA 1st Place Hannah Frederick- First Baptist Church, Niles, OH 2nd Place Female Voice Makayla Nook- Immanuel Baptist Church, Newton, IA 1st Place Grace Millage- Faith Baptist Church, Iowa City, IA 2nd Place Nicole Creekmore- Bible ...more

  • Students Compete in Talents For Christ

    Students Compete in Talents For Christ

    More than 20 individual and group competitors participated in the national Talents For Christ competition Thursday, June 26, at Starkey Road Baptist Church, Seminole, Fla. The competition is held each year in conjunction with the GARBC Conference, this year located in St. Petersburg, Fla. Students competed in numerous categories, including music, art, Bible knowledge, and public speaking. Nicholas Guess, a senior who attends Olivet Baptist Church, Westwood, Kan., plays the violin and competed in the strings category. When asked how he has been preparing for the competition, his answer was short and simple: "Practice every day." Nicholas plays in his school's ...more

  • Ministering through Your Talents

    Ministering through Your Talents

    Talents For Christ strives to encourage teens to find ways to use their talents in serving God. Preparing for the competition equips teens for a lifetime of service in local churches and in their careers, whether serving in secular or Christian realms. Teens from Emmanuel Baptist Church of Warrenville, in Naperville, Ill., are engaging in this equipping challenge. Each year Pastor Dale Williams uses TFC to help the teens develop their skills, bond as a group, and integrate into the church by ministering with their competition pieces. The need to travel to St. Petersburg, Fla., to compete during the 2104 GARBC ...more

  • National Competition Here We Come!

    National Competition Here We Come!

    Talents For Christ (TFC) competitors, be ready for the national TFC competition! By following the steps below, you can make the most of your experience in the national competition. Notify Meredith DeKock of your intent to compete. Also, make sure you have submitted to Meredith all required materials. Open and Group competitors need to register for the national competition. Deadline for registering is Monday, May 19. Get a good night's sleep. Be sure to book your hotel. The Hilton Bayfront is a gorgeous, comfortable hotel in a beautiful setting. Talents For Christ competitors and their family and friends can get the discounted ...more

  • Iowa Holds 50th Annual Talents For Christ Contest

    Iowa Holds 50th Annual Talents For Christ Contest

    DES MOINES—Grandview Park Baptist Church hosted its 50th annual Iowa Talents For Christ competition on April 5. Though the categories in which teens competed varied greatly, the purpose behind the competition is the same: to encourage young people to use their abilities in their churches. Eight teens were awarded college scholarships for first or second place ($1,000 and $500 respectively). They are now eligible to compete in the national Talents For Christ scholarship competition June 23–27 at the GARBC Conference in St. Petersburg, Fla. Fourteen additional students competing in the non-scholarship competition also placed high enough to compete nationally. Iowa’s Talents For ...more

  • Ohio and Michigan Team Up for TFC

    Ohio and Michigan Team Up for TFC

    ELYRIA, Ohio—Every spring teens in GARBC churches across the nation take part in statewide Talents For Christ competitions. The competitions are the capstone for participants, who have honed their skills in playing musical instruments, writing, speaking, art, and a variety of other categories. On April 5 over 150 teens, parents, pastors, judges, and supporters in Ohio and Michigan came together at First Baptist Church. On the heels of the joint state conference of the Ohio and Michigan Regular Baptist associations, the two states combined their Talents For Christ competitions at First Baptist Church. “A walk through the halls throughout the competition ...more

  • Registration Deadline March 3

    Ensure teens in your church are using there talents and abilities to glorify God! Encourage them to participate in Talent for Christ. Teens that participate in this competition strengthen their skills and gain confidence in serving in the local church. Register today! ...more