Lottie Moon offering 4.1% above last year’s pace

Baptist PressAll Enews

IMB-Mexico-City

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — Southern Baptists’ support of international missions through the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering is 4.1 percent ahead of the same time frame as last year, according to a report by Rodney Freeman, IMB treasurer and vice president of support services. At the end of December 2017, IMB had received $15,221,629 for the 2017-2018 campaign, which began Oct. … Read More

5 Overlooked Ways to Be on Mission in 2018

International Mission BoardAll Enews

Evangelism is like going on a diet. If you’re like me, you know you need to do it. You think and talk about doing it. But after going months without taking the first step, you may finally guilt yourself into a desperate attempt. However, at the first sign of failure, you give up on the whole endeavor. If our approach … Read More

What Christmas Has Taught Me about God

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Christmas

For many people today, Christmas is mainly a special time of family togetherness. That’s mostly what I got out of Christmas as a young boy. It wasn’t until I became a Christian as a young man that I understood what Christmas was really about. Don’t get me wrong. I still enjoy the family part of Christmas, though not as much … Read More

Vision Tour and MPact Montana

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Polson, Montana

For three summers, the Church Planting Team has hosted Vision Tours for those considering ministry opportunities in Montana. The tours have been open for those interested in planting a church, pastoring, sponsoring a church plant, bringing mission teams, etc. These tours have been very successful in engaging potential ministry partners with our existing planters and pastors and casting the vision … Read More

Get Real West 2017 (Recap)

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Get Real West

Get Real West 2017 was incredible! Just take a look at what God did… 23 first time salvations! 7 responses to follow God in Christian ministry. Over 100 students and leaders trained in sharing their personal testimony. All of this happened in just a short Friday night and Saturday morning. Following with the theme, “Identity,” evangelist Ronnie Hill brought the … Read More

Never Been West of St. Louis

Jessica CruschAll Enews, Strengthening Team

McCraw Family

Josh McCraw was born and raised in Mississippi and was always very involved in his church; teaching Sunday school, running the sound system, and being an able-bodied helper wherever he was needed. He provided for his family by working at UPS, spending almost 12 years there. He married his wife, Mandi, in 2005 and began a life with her and … Read More

Yellowstone Christian College Back on Mission

Bruce CannonAll Enews

Yellowstone Christian College

Forty-five years of the Lord’s blessing at Yellowstone Christian College produces kingdom fruit over many years in numerous places. We thank the men and women, many of whom are celebrating in-person with Jesus today, for participating in building YCC for God’s glory. If there was ever a time to support YCC, this is the day. You know I spoke openly … Read More

Annual Church Profile

mtsbcAll Enews, Strengthening Team

ACP

The December 15 deadline for the Annual Church Profile (ACP) is quickly approaching. 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 us where … Read More