Supporting a Church Plant

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Supporting a Church Plant At any time, there are church planters in Montana that you and/or your church can support in a number of ways. Through supporting, every church can have a part in planting new churches. The level to which your church becomes involved is up to you. There are three basic levels of involvement, and all are extremely … Read More

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

Church Planting Spotlight: Florence

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

POPULATION 765 ELEVATION 3,346 It isn’t Italy, but Florence, Montana does have a good Italian restaurant. Florence is a bedroom community of Missoula. The community lies twenty miles south of Missoula in Ravalli County in the scenic Bitterroot Valley. The town is nestled between the feet of the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountain Ranges. The Bitterroot River flows north through the … Read More

Church Planting Focus – Miles City

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Miles City is one of the MTSBC focus cities in eastern Montana for church planting. Pastor Jeff Cahill of Valley Community Church in Miles City has been praying for a new church plant in this area for some time. He knows there are people that could be reached by a new church – a different church. Valley Community Church is … Read More

Church Planting Priority: Great Falls

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

As we continue our articles highlighting priorities of locations for new church plants, this month we focus on the city of Great Falls. Let’s begin with a few quick facts about the Montana city. Great Falls is: A first-class Montana city that was founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1888 The county seat of Cascade County The third largest city … Read More

Where Do We Need Church Plants?

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Butte, Montana

“Where do we need church plants?” is one of the most frequent questions asked of our MTSBC Church Planting Team. The next few articles will highlight some of these priorities for church planting in our state. This month, we will focus on Butte – Butte, America, that is. Butte is Montana’s fifth largest city. There are some 34,000 residents in … Read More

MTSBC Recruits at the 2018 SBC Annual Meeting

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

MTSBC Booth at the SBC Annual Meeting

For the third year in a row, MTSBC has hosted an information booth at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. This year’s meeting was held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX. The theme for the meeting was “Testify! Go. Stand. Speak.” Nearly 10,000 messengers attended the convention this year. Many Montana planters and pastors, … 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

Gateway Church Launches!

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Gateway Church

While attending the Tennessee Baptist Convention, Bruce Crockett picked up a promotional card for church planting in Montana. He sent a picture of it to his good friend, Kyle Rosas, asking if he wanted to start a church in Montana. Well, a joke between friends almost 3 years ago led to the launch service of Gateway Church in Columbia Falls … Read More

Gateway Church (Columbia Falls)

mtsbcPlanting Team, Recent Church Starts

About Bruce and Jessica are natives of Mississippi. They both came to know Jesus in a personal way in high school, and it was during his junior year in high school that he felt God’s call to ministry. Bruce has served in ministry for the past twelve years in various roles of student ministry and as a pastor in churches … Read More