On a clear day from O. S. Hawkins’s office in a North Dallas high-rise, you can see all the way to Fort Worth, his hometown. It may be fewer than forty miles from Crenshaw Street on Fort Worth’s East Side, where Hawkins grew up, to GuideStone’s offices. But in many ways, it’s a world away and part of the culmination of a journey the Lord Himself orchestrated.
NASHVILLE (BP) – GuideStone President O.S. Hawkins thanked Southern Baptists for their support, prayers and the opportunity to serve the 103-year-old ministry as he gave his final report to messengers meeting Monday (June 15) in Nashville. Hawkins last year asked trustees to appoint a presidential search committee, chaired by retired Kansas pastor and trustee Steve Dighton. Last month, trustees unanimously elected D. Hance Dilbeck Jr., to become GuideStone president-elect.
DALLAS (BP) -- D. Hance Dilbeck Jr. was unanimously elected GuideStone president-elect during a called meeting of the GuideStone Trustee Board on Thursday (May 20). Dilbeck, executive director-treasurer of Oklahoma Baptists since 2018, accepted the call and gave thanks to the Lord, his family and trustees for the opportunity to serve at GuideStone.
DALLAS (BP) – GuideStone trustees gathered March 1 for their Winter 2021 meeting, their second Zoom meeting of the full trustee board in the last year. Trustees joined from around the United States to hear GuideStone’s management team reports about results, strategic endeavors and other priorities.
DALLAS (BP) – A petición del presidente de Recursos Financieros GuideStone, O.S. Hawkins, los directivos han designado un comité de búsqueda para comenzar a considerar un nuevo presidente para la organización.
DALLAS (BP) – At the request of GuideStone Financial Resources President O.S. Hawkins, trustees have appointed a search committee to begin considering a new president for the organization.
DALLAS (BP) -- El presidente de GuideStone, O.S. Hawkins recuerda el día como si fuera ayer. Un miembro mayor de la Sagamore Hill Baptist Church en Fort Worth, Texas, le entregó a Hawkins, entonces un cristiano nuevo de 17 años, una hoja de papel con el pasaje: 1 Corintios 10:13. Le dijo: "Es mejor que memorices esto porque lo vas a necesitar!"
DALLAS (BP) -- With many churches reporting strained budgets due to the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, GuideStone is offering a one-time opportunity for both Group Plans and Personal Plans to step down to a lower-cost health care plan for the remainder of 2020. Generally the option to change plans is available only during re-enrollment.
DALLAS (BP) -- GuideStone Financial Resources continues to monitor the developments around the new coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19. For participants in GuideStone's health plans, including both HSA-qualified High Deductible Health Plans and Secure Health, GuideStone will waive costs for physician-ordered diagnostic testing for the novel coronavirus. Additionally, a COVID-19 diagnosis that required a participant to miss work would be covered if a participant has short- or long-term disability coverage from GuideStone through Unum.
DALLAS (BP) -- For the first time in the 175-year history of the Southern Baptist Convention, one of its historic boards will have an African American woman trustee chair. Renée A. Trewick was elected March 2 by GuideStone trustees. She is a vice president at Marsh USA in New York and is active in Southern Baptist life. She served as vice chair of the GuideStone board in 2019. Her other Southern Baptist service includes serving on the executive board and finance committee of her local association.