Welcome to the BCA Website
Welcome to BCA!
Baptist Communicators Association (and this website) exists to help you - the Southern Baptist communicators of the world - to enhance your professional knowledge and to serve as a networking tool among your peers.
BCA is a professional organization of communicators who serve in editorial, public relations, electronic media, photography, management, marketing and graphic design positions principally within Baptist agencies and institutions. (If this is you, and you're not a member, please check out the "Membership" page.) In BCA, we work together to inspire, inform and educate our more than 250 members across the United States and around the world.
Browse through the site and read blogposts from friends and coworkers. Get information about our annual workshop, a rich opportunity for you to gain professional development and networking opportunities. Plan to enter your best work in the Wilmer C. Fields awards competition, and then engage in the on-site judging to hear the work reviewed firsthand.
Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. The old adage, "It's not what you know, it's who you know," has been proven true time and again as BCA members go out well-equipped for future communications endeavors.
New Officers Named
A new class of officers was named at the 2013 Workshop in Little Rock. Jim Veneman from Union University assumed the role of president for the next year. Check out the entire list
Life and legacy of photographer Don Rutledge celebrated
The 2013 Wilmer C. Fields awards banquet during the annual BCA workshop offered opportunity for BCA members to celebrate not only exceptional accomplishments of their communications colleagues but also the life and legacy of photographer and beloved BCA member Don Rutledge, who died Feb. 19 at his home near Richmond, Va.
Rutledge's influence on generations of Southern Baptist communicators was lauded at the banquet in a moving video, "He taught me how to see," by Dan Beatty, director of digital strategies for the International Mission Board.
Traveling throughout the United States... READ MORE
Q&A: Brent S. Gambill
Brent S. Gambill joined Martin-Wilbourn Partners in July 2012 to develop the digital and social media practices for the communications firm. He brought to that position experience gained at SiriusXM Radio as Executive Producer of Sports Programming and MLB Network Radio. Prior to, he worked in public relations for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and during college was the Student Sports Information Director at his alma mater, Ouachita Baptist University. He also holds a law degree from the University of Arkansas. Brent will give the keynote address at BCA's luncheon Thursday, April 18, during our ann... READ MORE
Lifetime members inducted
In its 2013 annual workshop in Little Rock, BCA members inducted Jim Burton, who has held numerous roles throughout his career with Southern Baptists, and Dana Williamson, who served Oklahoma Baptists faithfully for 44 years, as Lifetime members of the association.
Burton has held diverse communication and ...
BCA 2013 Little Rock
Led by program chair Trennis Henderson and his team, those attending the 2013 BCA workshop in Little Rock experienced an outstanding mix of challenging professional development, along with time for building important relationships with colleagues.
The theme for this year's workshop was "Mission: Impact." The goal was to highlight the life-ch...
Seeking nominations for Lifetime members
Have you worked with a Baptist communicator that has given significant service to the Baptist Communicators Association (BCA) and/or Baptist communications profession? If so, nominate that communicator as Lifetime Member of BCA!
Nominees must be a current or former member of BCA who have reached retirement, are at least 55 years old, have at ...
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