Set Free Serves

Jeannie HayesAll Enews

Set Free Serves

Jesus instructs us in the book of Matthew to “Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men” – Matthew 4:19. That is exactly what the Set Free Churches of Montana are putting into practice. Set Free Church was established to “love those who think they are unlovable.” They minister to those who need it most: the homeless, drug … Read More

Sharing the Gospel Through Literacy

Ray WillisAll Enews

Sharing the Gospel with whomever will listen is the mandate our Lord Jesus Christ assigned to all believers before He ascended to Heaven. He simply stated that as we are going on our life’s journey, we are to be His hands, feet and voice to reach out to whomever He brings across our path. In Mathew 25, Jesus spoke of … Read More

ACP: Churches Up in 2016; Baptisms, Membership Decline

mtsbcAll Enews, Strategies Team

Lifeway Insights Graphic

NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptists experienced growth in the number of churches that cooperate with the SBC in 2016, according to the latest Annual Church Profile report (ACP). However, other key measures declined in 2016, including membership, baptisms, average worship attendance and total giving, according to the ACP compiled by LifeWay Christian Resources in cooperation with Baptist state conventions. The … Read More

Programs Optional

mtsbcAll Enews

In the early years of my church planting experience, I was very frustrated by the many Christians I encountered who wouldn’t consider coming to our church plant because we didn’t have the kinds of programs they were looking for. There was a fledgling youth program, a small choir, occasional community outreach initiatives, and the like, but nothing like many of … Read More

MTSBC Recruits at the 2017 SBC Annual Meeting

mtsbcAll Enews, Starting Team

SBC Annual Meeting

For the second year in a row, MTSBC has hosted an information booth at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. This years’ meeting was held at the Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme for the meeting was “Pray for Such a Time as This.” Over 5,000 messengers attended the convention. Those who helped “man” the booth included … Read More

Summer Missionary Spotlight

mtsbcAll Enews, Next-Gen

Student Missions 1

This summer, students from around the nation will be serving in a Montana church near you as a Student Missionary. Fifteen students in 7 churches, to be exact. Recently, I visited with Pastor Stan Bricker of Valley Baptist Church in Huntley and his Student Missionary Brian Cordle to hear about their experience in the Student Missionary program. Here are some … Read More