Church Strengthening Team.

Our mission is to ENCOURAGE, EXHORT & EQUIP the local church to engage their community with the Gospel and to grow strong and vibrant disciple making churches.

How can our Strengthening Team serve you?


  • Pastor Search Process
  • Worship
  • Revitalization
  • Coaching Through Strategic Goals
  • Go Montana
  • Evangelism
  • Discipleship
  • Leadership Development & Building Teams
  • Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation Process
  • Specialized Ministry Area


Serving in Montana

Is God calling you to explore ministry in Montana? The MTSBC does not function as a placement agency, but we work closely with churches who are seeking new pastors and staff positions. Upon the request of an MTSBC church, we share resumes to their search team..


Church Strengthening Team

Darren Hales

Church Strengthening Team Leader

Mark Langley

Worship Team Leader

Mike Kauffold

Rural & Small Church Specialist
Michael is the pastor of First Baptist church in Wolf Point, MT and he serves the churches in the Hi-Line Region

KJ Ellington

Rural & Small Church Specialist
KJ is the pastor of Jordan Community Bilbe Church in Jordan, MT and he serves the churches in the Big Sky Region

Bruce Speer

Coaching & Strategy Specialist
Bruce is the pastor of Crosspoint Community Church in Missoula, MT and he provides Strategic Coaching to the pastors in the Glacier Region
Church Strengthening Resources and links

Montana E-Quip

We have loaded the Montana E-Quip site with Dozens of videos from MTSBC events. These videos include Preaching, Teaching, and Training from Mpact, Refresh (The MTSBC Annual Meeting), Get Real, and More!

Go Montana

How can we help you to start something new and accomplish the vision God has given you for your community?

Pastor Hotline

Southern Baptist pastors struggling through personal or professional crisis now have a confidential place to turn.

Call 844-PASTOR1

Right Now Media

RightNow Media has video studies for small groups, families, students, leadership development, and much more. Are you a pastor or staff member in an MTSBC Church? Ask for a free family subscription. Email for more information.

Ministry Insights

Ministry Insights provides services that help people discover their God-given strengths, blend their differences with others, and create positive personal, family, and ministry relationships.

Peacemaker Ministries

This ministry equips and assists Christians and their churches to respond to conflict biblically.

Ministry Safe

Learn how to safeguard the children you serve and train your volunteer workers to protect them.