System.Xml.Xsl.XslTransformException: An error occurred during a call to extension function 'GetRandomItem'. See InnerException for a complete description of the error. ---> System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the pre-login handshake. (provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 - An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.)
   at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionPool.GetConnection(DbConnection owningObject)
   at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionFactory.GetConnection(DbConnection owningConnection)
   at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionClosed.OpenConnection(DbConnection outerConnection, DbConnectionFactory connectionFactory)
   at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.Open()
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.DataProviderCommand..ctor(IDbCommand command, Boolean openConnection)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.SqlDataApi.CreateCommand(String sql, Object[] parameters)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.SqlDataApi.CreateReader(String sql, Object[] parameters)
   at Sitecore.Data.SqlServer.SqlServerDataProvider.LoadItemDefinitions(String condition, Object[] parameters, SafeDictionary`2 prefetchData)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.SqlDataProvider.PrefetchItems(String itemCondition, String fieldCondition, String childCondition, Object[] parameters)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.SqlDataProvider.PrefetchItem(ID itemId)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.SqlDataProvider.GetPrefetchData(ID itemId)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.Sql.SqlDataProvider.GetItemDefinition(ID itemId, CallContext context)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataProviders.DataProvider.GetItemDefinition(ID itemID, CallContext context, DataProviderCollection providers)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataSource.LoadItemDefinition(ID itemID)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataSource.GetItemInformation(ID itemID)
   at Sitecore.Data.DataSource.GetItemData(ID itemID, Language language, Version version)
   at Sitecore.Nexus.Data.DataCommands.GetItemCommand.(ID itemId, Language language, Version version, Database database)
   at Sitecore.Nexus.Data.DataCommands.GetItemCommand.(ID itemId, Language language, Version version, Database database)
   at Sitecore.Nexus.Data.NexusDataApi.GetItem(ID itemId, Language language, Version version, Database database)
   at Sitecore.Data.Engines.DataCommands.GetItemCommand.DoExecute()
   at Sitecore.Data.Engines.EngineCommand`2.Execute()
   at Sitecore.Data.Engines.DataEngine.GetItem(ID itemId, Language language, Version version)
   at Sitecore.Data.Managers.ItemProvider.GetItem(ID itemId, Language language, Version version, Database database)
   at Sitecore.Data.Managers.ItemProvider.GetItem(ID itemId, Language language, Version version, Database database, SecurityCheck securityCheck)
   at Sitecore.Data.Managers.ItemManager.GetItem(ID itemId, Language language, Version version, Database database)
   at Sitecore.Data.ItemRecords.GetItem(ID itemID)
   at SecondBaptist.SCExtensions.XslHelper.GetRandomItem(String field)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
   at System.Xml.Xsl.Runtime.XmlExtensionFunction.Invoke(Object extObj, Object[] args)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.Runtime.XmlQueryContext.InvokeXsltLateBoundFunction(String name, String namespaceUri, IList`1[] args)
   at <xsl:template match="*">(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime)
   at Root(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime)
   at Execute(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XmlILCommand.Execute(Object defaultDocument, XmlResolver dataSources, XsltArgumentList argumentList, XmlSequenceWriter results)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XmlILCommand.Execute(Object defaultDocument, XmlResolver dataSources, XsltArgumentList argumentList, XmlWriter writer, Boolean closeWriter)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XmlILCommand.Execute(IXPathNavigable contextDocument, XmlResolver dataSources, XsltArgumentList argumentList, XmlWriter results)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XslCompiledTransform.Transform(IXPathNavigable input, XsltArgumentList arguments, XmlWriter results)
   at Mvp.Xml.Common.Xsl.MvpXslTransform.TransformToWriter(XmlInput defaultDocument, XsltArgumentList xsltArgs, XmlWriter xmlWriter)
   at Mvp.Xml.Common.Xsl.MvpXslTransform.Transform(XmlInput input, XsltArgumentList arguments, XmlOutput output)
   at Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.XslFile.DoRender(HtmlTextWriter output, Item item) Xsl file could not be processed: /xsl/General/SBC_PageHeader.xslt

GIVING TO SECOND BAPTIST

Stewardship begins with the understanding that everything we have is a gift from the Lord…our time, our talents, and our financial resources. Simply stated, Biblical stewardship means God's ownership and our partnership.

WAYS TO GIVE

As you prayerfully consider your stewardship to Second Baptist Church, use this helpful tithe chart. This interactive chart shows the tithe amount for adults, youth, and children based on one's income.

The Joshua Foundation is the planned giving ministry of Second Baptist Church. The Joshua Foundation is an asset-based foundation which accepts and manages contributions intended for the long-term operation of Second Baptist Church.

We offer four opportunities for Biblical stewardship. If you have any questions, please contact our Business Services Team at 713-365-2332.

Tithe by Credit Card or Electronic Check
Give online by credit card or electronic check.
give online

Tithe by Cash or Check
Use your pre-printed contribution envelope or use the contribution envelopes available in the pew or your church bulletin. Please make your check payable to Second Baptist Church. Any other contributions may be mailed to:
Second Baptist Church
Business Services Team
6400 Woodway Drive
Houston, Texas 77057

Tithe by Gifts of Stock
Offers additional tax savings: you avoid capital gains taxes and receive a tax deduction for the full value of the stock on the date of transfer. To qualify for these tax advantages, you must have owned the stock for at least one year. For more information, please call Mary Ann Rankin at 713.365.2332.

Budget Worksheets

Created from many different resources and is provided as a guideline only as you create a budget within which you can live. Because each person’s circumstances and disciplines are different and because Second Baptist Church does not give legal or financial advice, please seek professional counsel if you have questions.