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

Baptist PressAll Enews


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

Suthernland springs

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, Strengthening 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

Resource: Church Planting Pipeline

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team


Have you been looking for a tool or resource that can help you not only discover and assess possible leaders or missionaries, but also develop them when discovered? The Church Planting Pipeline is just such a tool that has been developed by the North American Mission Board. Created to help discover and develop potential church planters, each level of competencies … Read More

50 Saved at Get Real East 2018

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Get Real East 2018

Yes, you read that correctly. We had 50 souls saved at Get Real East 2018, including some adults! Was your church a part of it? I can’t think of a better way to get people excited about Jesus than to see people turn their lives over to Him for salvation. Check out what happened! 200 students from around the state … Read More

Montana Churches Conduct Creative Easter Outreach

Jessica CruschAll Enews

Easter in Montana, 2018

When people think of Easter, many times they think of the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts, Sunday services, and celebrating Jesus’ Resurrection. Many times, Easter Sunday is one of the highest attended services in a church all year. Pastors and church planters know that this is the time of year to reach those who might not otherwise attend church. Easter … Read More

Southwest’s heroic pilot known for sharing her faith

Baptist PressAll Enews


BOERNE, Texas (BP) — When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne, Texas, heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing this week in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their own. Tammie Jo Shults — the pilot who guided Flight 1380 to the ground April 17 after a midflight … Read More