Faith, Wisdom, and Coronavirus

Barrett DukeAll Enews

I don’t know what to think about the coronavirus situation. On one hand, I’ve seen plenty of instances in the past when both social and corporate media have blown things way out of proportion and created overreactions. I also deeply believe that some in media are happily using this moment to destroy the president. On the other hand, there is … Read More

A Covenant With My Eyes

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

The pervasiveness of pornography in our culture is having devastating consequences in our society. It is a “secret sin” which flourishes in the dark, yet its toll on the souls of men is unraveling families. What is so alarming is that researchers say that 68% of American men who attend a local evangelical church access porn on a regular basis, … Read More

5 Questions to Consider Before You Plant a Church

Garth LenoAll Enews, Planting Team

By Garth Leno – Send Network Blog 3-16-20 I have watched church plants and church planting families fold too soon. We need to pay better attention on the front end before we plant. Here are five questions to consider before you plant your church: 1. Have you tested your call to plant a church? Before you begin to plant, you … Read More

A Message of Caring

Peter RosenbergerAll Enews

In Luke 14, Jesus provides a powerful directive when he shares through a parable:  Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in here the poor and the [f]maimed and the lame and the blind.’ 22 And the servant said, ‘Master, it is done as you commanded, and still there is room.’ 23 Then the master said to the servant, ‘Go out into the highways and hedges, and … Read More

Helena Valley Baptist Church Calls New Pastor

Barbara PostAll Enews

Helena Valley Baptist Church (HVBC) is pleased to announce that Rev. Jason A. Rioux (pronounced Rio) has accepted the call to be our Pastor. He began his ministry with HVBC on January 1, 2020. The Pastoral Search Committee spent months praying, searching for, and reviewing pastoral candidates before deciding that Bro. Jason was the candidate to present to Church body. … Read More

The Troubling Ideology Behind ‘Fairness for All’

John HardingAll Enews

On December 6, the “Fairness for All Act” was proposed in the United States House of Representatives. If passed into law, this bill will elevate gender identity and sexual orientation to the level of protected classes in the 1964 Civil Rights Act. But what is “gender identity?” It’s part of a troubling ideology that is spreading across the United States. … Read More