There is a lot to know and do as a BSM staff member, so we've created this site to help answer the most frequently asked questions, provide information about things you need to know, and offer resources for your ministry to college students. This site is designed to help you understand the things that are unique to our work and enable you to serve more effectively in what you do best: ministering to students. Feel free to contact us at 214-828-5250 if you can’t find the answer here (try the search box in the top right first).

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LIABILITY INSURANCE REMINDER. Due to lack of affordable coverage the following activities will not be sponsored by BSM at any time: bubble soccer or any similar type games, inflatables, guns or gun games.
Please save the date for the JANUARY SUMMIT FOR ALL CMIs, January 7-9.
Go Now Missions
Go Now Summer, Impact and Fall List has been posted on the website!  Booklets are being mailed this week. Set your local interview dates for November now and begin to challenge students to Go Now.
For BGCT Employees
OPEN ENROLLMENT CONFERENCE CALLS. For those who receive BGCT benefits - don't forget to sign up for a conference call. Here's the Google doc link to sign up.
Need HELP FOR GIVING ASSOCIATIONAL REPORTS? This Association Reporting Helps page has BSM statistics, BGCT statistics, Tips for Writing an Annual BSM Association Report article, Making Your Associational Report Count article, and Texas Higher Education statistics.
Certain ordained or licensed ministers qualify for a HOUSING ALLOWANCEHere is an explanation of the criteria to qualify, a worksheet to compute the housing allowance and a form for you to complete.  If, after reading the information, you are not certain if you qualify, please contact Jim Reed. The housing allowance form is due by November 9 to ruby.sanders@texasbaptists.orgYour housing allowance does not carry over automatically. If you need to refer to your figures from last year, please contact Bennye Thomas.
Birthdays
10/17 - Grace Holik - UTD BSM
10/17 - Ashley Marshall - TAMU Commerce BSM
10/19 - Cody Mahan - Richland College BSM
10/21 - Maggie Hollingsworth - South Plains College BSM
10/22 - Andy Dennis - Rice University BSM
Staff Changes
None
Calendar
October 22-24
Backstage

October 26
10am East TX Director Zoom Call
2pm South TX Director Zoom Call

October 30
10am BSM Assistants Zoom Call

October 31
Monthly Update due
Bruce McGowan's last day

November 9
Open Enrollment Forms due
Housing Allowance Forms due​


See the full TX BSM Staff calendar here