Gracepoint Church is Changing Lives and Making a Difference

Jeannie HayesAll Enews, Planting Team

Sometimes God calls you out of something comfortable and familiar to serve Him in exciting ways. This has been the case with the newest MTSBC church plant. Jim Taber and his wife, Brandi, recently launched Gracepoint Church in Billings Heights. Jim and Brandi met while in college at University of Montana while Jim was a freshman and Brandi was a … Read More

It’s Not Too Late for MPact

Barrett DukeAll Enews

This year MPact is about helping leaders lead. We are bringing in many nationally recognized leaders to spend time with us for two days. Dr. Ed Litton, pastor of Redemption Church in Mobile, Alabama, is a well-respected leader in Southern Baptist life. He is sought after regularly for his counsel on growing and leading churches. He’s also a successful church … Read More

One of Montana’s Oldest Churches Gets a New Start

Jeannie HayesAll Enews, Planting Team

Bethel Baptist Church, one of the oldest Baptist churches in Montana, has recently taken on a new life. The Billings church, established in 1959, became the first church in Montana to complete NAMB’s Replant process. The replant was sponsored by LifeWay Church of Billings and is pastored by Jeremy Bourne. Jeremy is the former youth pastor, then associate pastor at … Read More

The Value of MPact Montana

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

The MTSBC exists to support the mission of the local church in making disciples and one of the most valuable tools utilized by the MTSBC to encourage, exhort and equip pastors for their calling is MPact Montana. At MPact, pastors will experience quality training that has been contextualized for Montana. The Theme of MPact 2019 is Leadership. Every church must develop a … Read More

Church Planting Highlight – Billings

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Billings, Montana

This month’s church planting highlight is Montana’s largest city – Billings. Following is a synopsis of the city and the needs for church plants. In the near future, we will highlight Gracepoint Church, the newest upcoming plant in The Heights. Billings is the largest city in Montana. In fact, it is the largest city for about a nine-hour drive in … Read More

The Heartache of Theology

Bruce CannonAll Enews

What happens when YCC’s immovable theological beliefs collide with open, unbiblical actions of alumni? Heartache. I recently read on social media that one of our alumni from years ago came out as gay, listing a “relationship” with another woman. The announcement was not shocking since some in the culture are relentless in their pursuit of acceptance; however, the news was … Read More

Gracepoint Church (Billings)

mtsbcPlanting Team, Recent Church Starts

The Taber family planted Gracepoint Church in the Billings Heights area in the Winter of 2019.  Both native Montanan’s, Jim and Brandi have a heart to reach their community with the hope of Christ in a way that leaves a legacy of faith in their state.  They were married in August of 2001 and have 2 boys Jeremie (2010) and … Read More

Join us at Refresh

Barrett DukeAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Refresh Montana, October 5-6, 2017

It’s hard to believe that summer is nearly over. Denise and I have now marked three of Montana’s four seasons. They’ve been interesting seasons. We’re told, though I have to admit we’re withholding judgment, that this past winter and summer have been two of the most extreme on record. Maybe so. We’ll wait till next year to see if that’s … Read More

Bethel Baptist Church (Billings)

mtsbcPlanting Team, Recent Church Starts

About The Bournes are replanting a church in a diverse neighborhood close to downtown Billings known as the South Side. The Bournes have loved and lived in this neighborhood since 2010 and began to dream of doing ministry here immediately after moving in. God closed many doors until opening the one He had planned. It is perfectly located, within a … Read More

Elevation Church (Billings)

mtsbcPlanting Team, Recent Church Starts

About We are a different and refreshing church helping people far from God come alive in Christ. Dave and Amy Carroll, along with their four boys, moved to Billings from South Florida in June of 2012 to begin launching Elevation Church. The church launched on March 31, 2013, and had an average attendance of 115 in the first month. Since … Read More