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

MPact Montana 2020

mtsbcAll Enews

The theme of MPact Montana this year is Equipped to Serve. Please join us in Butte on March 5-6 for this high energy conference with more than a dozen quality breakout sessions, including church renewal, church growth, children’s ministry, VBS, and much more. The breakouts are aimed at helping you take your ministry to the next level. Details: Speaker, Dr. David … Read More

Equipped to Serve

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Jesus called His disciples to a lifetime of service to others. He spent three years teaching them that the greatest among them would be the one who served others the most selflessly. We are the heirs of those lessons. It falls to us to become the servants of all. In this day, that can be especially difficult. The needs around … Read More

The Chest of Joash Ignites a Passion for Missions Giving

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Growing up in North Carolina, Pastor Michael Johnson has fond memories of his home church taking up an offering on one special Sunday each year.  It was a growing church and their facility often needed upgrades or expansion. The church was committed to using the building as a tool to reach new people.  His pastor used the story of King … Read More

Church Planter Retreat 2020

Jeannie HayesAll Enews, Planting Team

On January 16-17, over a dozen of Montana’s current and future church planters gathered at Fairmont Hot Springs for the annual Church Planter Retreat. This is a much-needed time each year when church planters and their wives can connect with each other while learning and being encouraged in their ministry. The speaker this year was Danny de Armas, Senior Associate … Read More