Introduction to the Montana-Alberta Partnership – Part 1

Lee MerckAll Enews

My name is Lee Merck. I have the privilege of serving as pastor of Church of the Rockies in Red Lodge. I am very excited about the opportunity to serve the MTSBC as coordinator of our new mission partnership with Alberta, Canada. In October of 2019, under the leadership of Dr. Barrett Duke, we as a state convention voted unanimously … Read More

It’s ACP Time Again!

mtsbcAll Enews, Strengthening 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 show … Read More

This Website Is Keeping a List of Churches with Traditional Beliefs. Is Your Church on It?

John HardingAll Enews

“Clarity is reasonable.” That’s the tagline on ChurchClarity.com. And while it may seem reasonable and relatively harmless, there are reasons to be skeptical about its real objective. In reality, ChurchClarity.com is a smear campaign, and it provides a list of churches for our opponents like ACLU to target with lawsuits. The crowdsourced website claims churches that don’t clearly articulate – … Read More

FIRST-PERSON: 8 ways to turn your church around

Baptist PressAll Enews

by Jim Elliff, posted Monday, December 09, 2019 (8 days ago) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) — Was your church meeting disappointing this week? Do you find that there seems to be little life in the church? Are there troubles stirring? Are there way too many parking lot conversations? What can you do as a member to make things better? Here are a … Read More

Opportunities Abound!

Barrett DukeAll Enews

I thought Refresh was great! The spirit throughout the meeting was upbeat and encouraging. Our MTSBC President Chad Scarborough and Canada National Baptist Convention Ministry Leader Gerry Taillon spoke powerfully and effectively into our lives and ministries. We were also challenged to consider new ministry opportunities. Of all that we experienced at Refresh, it was the challenge to look around … Read More

Have You Heard of the Free Resources at the Yellowstone Christian College Library?

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Nestled in the thousands of volumes of Christian literature and theological works of the Yellowstone Christian College Library are resources that have been purchased and catalogued for our local churches to use in their discipleship process. Several of our MTSBC churches have utilized these Bible study materials and our desire is to communicate their availability so that more churches can … Read More

7 myths about sex abuse in churches

J.D. GreearAll Enews

For most Southern Baptist pastors, the idea that their church might harbor an abuser is horrific. Almost every Southern Baptist pastor I know got into the ministry to serve and protect God’s people. They are genuinely heartbroken by this. Yet we are still here, and that’s in part because of a few myths that are all too commonly believed in … Read More

Ukrainian believers: ‘Standing on our knees’

Baptist PressAll Enews

By by Nicole Leigh KHARKOV, Ukraine (BP) — It was still dark outside as I rose to go to prayer. A chill in the room told me that it was going to be a frigid mile walk to the square. I wanted to crawl back under the covers but resisted. “I’ve been doing this for only three days while my Ukrainian … Read More