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

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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

Identity

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

Baptist PressAll Enews

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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

Sutherland Springs groundbreaking starts with prayer

North American Mission BoardAll Enews

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (BP) — Karla Holcombe, one of 26 victims to die in shootings at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Nov. 5, 2017, walked the lot adjacent to the church often, praying for God to provide a place for expansion. Members said the two-acre tract was too expensive. “You’re not going to have to buy a church. … Read More

Pastor Darren Hales to become MTSBC Church Strengthening Director

Barrett DukeAll Enews, Strategies Team

Darren Hales

This is an exciting time to be a Montana Southern Baptist! As you know, Doug Hutcheson retired as our Church Strengthening Director last October. Without a doubt, he left big shoes to fill, but since then, we’ve been diligently seeking God’s next choice to lead our ministry to our established MTSBC churches. I’m delighted to announce that Darren Hales, pastor … Read More