Create a Culture of Generosity in Your Church

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Generosity

Very few pastors like to talk about money with their congregations. When I was a pastor, I always tried to talk about giving when the church was doing well financially so that no one could think I was just trying to rescue the budget. How God’s people use their money is very revealing about their true walk with God. Many … Read More

Get Real West

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Get Real West

Every major revival has begun with young people. That’s why I hope you’ll invest in the youth in your church and community by bringing them to Get Real West, November 10-11 at Crosspoint Community Church in Missoula. Our youth are under assault from the forces of darkness at a younger age than ever before. They’re being lied to about who … Read More

A Simple Strategy

Jeannie HayesAll Enews, Starting Team

Brunsons

Darryl Brunson has a simple philosophy when it comes to ministry. Pray hard and work hard. “Some people have said, ‘Pray like it depends on God, work like it depends on you.’ That’s what we’ve done,” says Darryl. Darryl and his wife, Veronica, along with two of their three children, moved from Alabama in the spring of 2016, to intern … Read More

Life-changing Service to God

Tyler TemperoAll Enews

Uganda Mission Team

A mission trip is one of those experiences that change who you are and the perspective that you have on the things of this life. I can say with certainty that it has done that for each of us from The Bridge Church and 3 other Bozeman area churches that were called to minister in Uganda. We may go out … Read More

Those Who Serve the Lord Never Truly Retire

Jessica CrushAll Enews

Pastor Lee

Many people work most of their adult lives in the hopes that when they reach a certain age, they will be able to retire; putting in long hours and even at times missing important events to be able to enjoy those “golden years.” For Pastor Lee Engbretson, God had other plans when he reached retirement. God called him to plant … Read More

Annual Church Profile

mtsbcAll Enews, Strategies Team

ACP

By now, your church should have received your Annual Church Profile (ACP) materials in the mail. Although this seems like a mundane and even unnecessary detail in your mission to advance the kingdom of God, here are some reasons why it is important: • Numbers can help us strategize, plan, and know where God is working. • They can also … Read More

Study: Young Bible readers more likely to be faithful adults

Baptist PressAll Enews

BPNews Study

NASHVILLE (BP) — Most churchgoing Protestant parents of young adults say their kids grew up to be Christians. But half of them don’t actually practice the Christian faith, their parents say, according to a LifeWay Research survey released today (Oct. 17). And the biggest factor predicting their spiritual health as young adults is whether they read the Bible regularly as … Read More

Characteristics of Evangelistic Churches

Barrett DukeAll Enews

I’m looking forward to our annual meeting in a few weeks. We have powerful speakers, great breakout sessions, and more planned for our time together. I’m glad the meeting is called Refresh. The name reminds us that we should come together expecting God to move in our midst and refresh us by His Spirit and through our fellowship together. We … Read More