Resources to Help Engage with Church Planting

William JohnsonAll Enews, Starting Team

Do you have a desire to get involved with a church plant, but now sure where to go to get more information? Are you looking for tools that will help disciple leaders in your church and prepare them for ministry possibly, even to start a church in a new community? Here are some resources that will be of great value … Read More

Bringing Back Boredom

mtsbcAll Enews, Next-Gen

Boredom

“We used to hang out at the local ice-cream shop or cruise the main drag.” “Where do students hang out these days?” That was the question asked to me by a MT pastor recently as we discussed youth ministry. After swapping stories about where we hung out in our teen years, I offered to show this pastor where students hang … Read More

Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way

Chad HeslerAll Enews, Strategies Team

CFRBC Lead

An advertising slogan that I came to love growing up was used by Dodge and simply claimed, “Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way.” I recently challenged the congregation of Canyon Ferry Road Baptist Church with this slogan and the response has been amazing. We decided to increase our mission support to 25% of our tithes and offerings, answer … Read More

God Works Mightily in Peru

Jessica CrushAll Enews

2017 Peru Mission Trip

Earl Shetler has been the pastor at Chief Cornerstone Baptist Church in Box Elder, Montana, for almost six years. In that time, the church attendance has grown steadily, and is now averaging around 20. This is quite an accomplishment, considering the size of this small Eastern Montana town located on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation. While attending Refresh Montana in … Read More

Central Baptist Hosts 5 Day Camps

Frank BurnsAll Enews

CBC Day Camps

This July, Central Baptist Church hosted our first ever Child Evangelism Fellowship Five Day Club summer outreach. Because we did our VBS in early June, we decided this summer would be the perfect opportunity to invite Dave Howe and a team of young people to come help us conduct another event to reach our community for Christ. The process started … Read More

Baptist Foundation of Montana Offers Help

Margo MaderAll Enews, Strategies Team

Have you ever experienced something that you know happened with God’s perfect timing? Not long ago, one of our MTSBC churches had a loan with the Baptist Foundation of Montana to remodel their building. They were able to pay it off early. Just a few days later, another one of our churches called to see if they could borrow some … Read More

Showing Neighborly Love Through Literacy

Baptist PressAll Enews, Strategies Team

Showing Neighborly Love Through Literacy

MEMPHIS (BP) — Born and raised in the “birthplace of Rock ‘N Roll,” Donna Gaines returned 25 years later armed with a background in education and a heart for the county that claims one of the highest rates of childhood poverty. Gaines is a women’s ministry leader and wife to Southern Baptist Convention president Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist … Read More

Evangelism: Our First Priority

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Above all else, Gospel ministry should be first and foremost about telling lost people that Jesus died for their sins and that they can have peace with God and eternal life through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Today, many things are called Gospel work. That raises concerns for me, because if everything is about the Gospel, then we have … Read More

Vision Tour 2017

William JohnsonAll Enews, Starting Team

MTSBC Vision Tours

What kind of trip covers 585 miles in two days, includes meals with several people you’ve never met before, makes stops in small rural towns as well as four of Montana’s largest cities, and includes a stop along the interstate to take pictures of five big horn sheep? This briefly describes one of the two Vision Tours that took place … Read More

Next-Gen Parent Workshop in Libby

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

How much does the Bible really say about parenting? (A lot!) And does any of it apply in our modern age? (Yes) Recently, the congregation at Libby Baptist Church got the answer to those questions and many more during the Next-Gen Parent Workshop. We began on Sunday morning with Pastor Zane Officer opening his pulpit to Next-Gen Director Adam Burt … Read More