Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 6, 2018 There was no time to rest this morning. Doug, a member from our church who is related to Steve, had me out building roof trusses for a new school house. The building will accommodate 2 classrooms for middle school age students. In total, the school has more than 330 students. The material we are working with is … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 5, 2018 Today we traveled to Nakalanda. The path led us through the heart of Entebbe because Steve needed to pick up some supplies including pharmaceuticals for the medical clinic they operate on the compound. Kampala, I learned today, is a city of 3 million people during the day. I’m pretty sure they were all driving on the same … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip Journal – Allen and Kristine James

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April 3 & 4, 2018: Today was all about travel! We left Missoula at 6:00 this morning which meant we had to be up at 4 a.m. to make the flight. Last night we were still packing the containers that contained supplies for the Christian school until almost 11 p.m. So, we are very tired. Our flight to Salt Lake … Read More

Uganda Mission Trip – Allen and Kristine James

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Pastor Allen James and his wife, Kristine, recently took a mission trip to Uganda. Join us in their adventure of going from a state of just over 1,000,000 people to a city of 3,000,000. There were many lessons, struggles, and blessings along the way. Check our Facebook page or website each day over the next couple of weeks for posts … Read More

I’m Headed to Dallas, Texas

Barrett DukeAll Enews

So, the annual Southern Baptist Convention begins in a couple of weeks. Will you join me in praying that God will have His way in all that we do? If you’ve been keeping up with things in Southern Baptist life, you know we’ll be dealing with many issues that threaten to divide us. For one thing, we need to elect … Read More

9 Reasons to Be a Sending Church

North American Mission BoardAll Enews, Planting Team


Why would a church want to be a Sending Church? Taking responsibility for a new church plant can be difficult and time consuming. Sending your best people, investing your time and sharing your resources to begin a new work in a difficult place requires a giant step of faith. So, what should move a church to take on this great … Read More

It’s All About …

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen


It’s all about… Identity. Full stop. ALL CAPS. In bold, underlined and italics. With all the hashtags to go with it. #myidentity #dontjudgeme Just look at the biblical record: ⦁ Adam and Eve set aside their God given identity to be identified as “knowing good and evil.” Genesis 3:5 ⦁ The Israelites set aside their identity as the people of … Read More

Church in Columbia Falls Seeks to Spread the Gospel

Jessica CruschAll Enews, Planting Team

Crockett Family, Columbia Falls

Bruce Crockett first heard about the need for pastors and churches in Montana in 2014 after he listened to a presentation through the Tennessee-Montana partnership. Bruce was astonished when he heard the statistic that 80% of Montanans are unsaved. He felt called to try and make a dent in that statistic. Shortly after, he told a friend of his, Kyle … Read More

Ancient Biblical Coins Discovered

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ISRAEL (BP) — They’re only 7 millimeters wide, but these coins appear to be a big find. The Temple Mount Sifting Project recently discovered five rare coins dating from the 4th century B.C. This doubles the number unearthed so far and provides some of the earliest evidence of Jewish coin minting in Israel. According to The Times of Israel, the … Read More