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

14 things you can do to immediately improve first impressions

North American Mission BoardAll Enews

First Impressions

Ed Gray was one of the most gifted and positive men I have ever known. He was the leader of the Waterfront Rescue Mission in Pensacola, Florida. He often said: “When you walk into a room, you can move the temperature two degrees up or down. It all has to do with your energy.” When guests walk onto your church … 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