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The Family Altar

encouraging our families to read the Bible and pray together each day - Pastor & Mrs. Sexton (Daily Devotional Guides for the family available)

The Sunday School

the systematic and uninterrupted teaching of the Word of God - David Gamble, Richard Jacob, Roger Hilliard, Mark Carr

The Second Coming of the Sunday School

At present “2014” more than 160 Bible classes are conducted during the week, teaching the Bible lesson in workplaces, schools, businesses, and other locations in our community. - David Whitaker, David Gamble

Knoxville School of the Bible

providing additional systematic Bible and ministry training - Tim Tomlinson, Richard Jacob

World Mission Conference

a time of increased emphasis on God’s work at home and around the world - Mike Fox (October every year)

Ends of the Earth Outfitters

a week of intensive training for those going on short-term mission trips - Bob Patton

Timothy Teams

discipling new believers through the Bible and our Pastor’s booklet “Keys to Living the Christian Life” and full-length book Believe & Belong.- encouraging them to faithfully continue on with the Lord - Richard Jacob, David Gamble, Roger Hilliard (Weekly)

Spanish-speaking Ministry

reaching those speaking Spanish through worship services and Bible study, ESL classes, and interpretation services - David Febo, Justin Beard

Couple’s Retreat and ministries

Pastor & Mrs. Sexton, Scott Pauley

Newlyweds Ministry

(Resource Marriage by Divine Design) - Mike Fox, Tim Tomlinson, David Gamble

Family Reaching Families

- David Whitaker, Scott Sullivan

Faithful Men

enlisting, equipping, and encouraging men to lead in their homes and church through fellowship, retreats, and other ministry activities - Johnny McCoy, Mike Fox, Mark Carr

Christian Women’s League

enlisting, equipping, and encouraging women to follow the Lord and use their God-given influence in their homes and in our church - Evelyn Sexton, Gayle Washington, Renee Gamble

Children’s Discipleship

discipling children who have made a profession of faith in Christ, helping them to know and follow the Lord Jesus Christ- Dave & Gayle Washington

America’s Christian Youth Congress

gathering key teens from across the nation and beyond to a call for action for the cause of Christ - Scott Pauley, Jeff Jones, Nick Leopper

Teen Disciple Ministry

- Jeff & Jessica Jones, Nick & Sarah Leopper, Tony & Rachel Sengmany

Sign Language

training in communication with the Deaf is available to children, young people, and adults throughout the year - Tricia Crabtree, Daryl Johnson

Church Ministry Training

preparing and equipping members to effectively serve in the ministries of the church - Pastor & Mrs. Sexton

Personal Evangelism Training

preparing and equipping members to be effective witnesses for Christ using a biblical approach to personal evangelism - Pastor Sexton, David Gamble

Sunday School Workers’ Training

age-specific, biblical training in reaching and teaching the lost through the Sunday School - Pastor Sexton, Bob Crichton, Mike Fox

Temple Baptist Academy

providing parents with an opportunity to provide their children with a quality Christian education - David Whitaker

Crown Online Academy

- Matt Sexton

Home School Division

supporting parents who have chosen to educate their children at home with legal protection, record-keeping services, curriculum advice, and more - David Gamble

Crown Education

serving the educational needs of our community through tutoring services, special needs instruction, dual credit courses, foreign language instruction, online education, ACT prep and GED courses, and applied business technology training - Pastor Sexton, Matt Sexton

The Crown College

training young men and women to serve Christ through the ministry of the local church - Tim Tomlinson

Crown Music Conservatory

offering children and adults keyboard, instrumental, and vocal training - Robert Rutta, Mike Fox

Crown Graduate School and Seminary

- offering further biblical and ministry education and training - Herb Samworth

Crown College UK

offering students an opportunity to study and serve the Lord in another region of the country or world - James Zenker

Crown Southwest

(Bilingual Training) - Tim Carte

International Language Navigators

providing instruction in TESOL, ASL interpreting, phonetic reading instruction, and foreign languages - Richard Jacob, Valentine Anantharaj, Pollie Deeringer

The Pastors’ College

equipping and encouraging pastors from around the world to more effectively lead the local church in which God has called them to serve - Pastor & Mrs. Sexton

The Christian Workers’ College

helpful training and equipping classes for Christian workers - Pastor & Mrs. Sexton

Radio Broadcasts

- broadcasting the live and recorded meetings of our church throughout the nation and around the world - Pastor, Curtis Bixler

Live-Streaming Broadcasts

broadcasting the meetings of our church at TempleBaptistChurch.com and FaithfortheFamily.com - Curtis Bixler, Ryan Keiter, Shan Sexton, Michael Crouch

Crown Christian Publications

the publications ministry of the Temple Baptist Church and Crown College, producing and distributing Christ-honoring materials - including books, sermons, music, and much more - Shan Sexton, Chad Mitchell

The Baptist Vision

a periodic publication of Temple Baptist Church providing a biblical perspective on the issues of our time - Pastor

Faith for the Family

encouraging Christian families around the world to serve Christ together in their home and through their local church by hosting retreats for couples, men, ladies, and senior saints; as well as city-wide crusades and more - Pastor Sexton

FaithfortheFamily.com

the online portion of Faith for the Family, providing trustworthy resources for the Christian life, the Christian home, and the local church - Shan Sexton, Glenn Layson

Faith for the Family Television Broadcast

a weekly television program reaching our community with the gospel of Jesus Christ - Curtis Bixler, Ryan Keiter

Independent Baptist Friends International

an annual conference designed to acquaint Independent Baptist people with the vast work of Independent Baptist churches worldwide- a gathering of friends, intended to encourage world evangelism through local churches - Pastor, Scott Pauley,

BaptistFriends.org

the online presence of Independent Baptist Friends International designed to bring Independent Baptist people who hold tothe truth anywhere in the world together in obedience to the biblical mandate of world evangelism - Pastor