Get Real West 2019

mtsbcAll Enews, Next-Gen

Get Real West

Students face tremendous pressures every day, but they can live faithful, Christian lives. This year at Get Real West, speaker Shane Pruitt will expose the lies that entrap them and show them how they can grow in their walk with Christ and overcome the challenges they confront every day. The theme “Victorious” will remind and encourage students that faith is … Read More

On-ramps to Church

Barrett DukeAll Enews

I am becoming increasingly concerned about the chasm that is growing between evangelical Christians and the culture around us. American culture has changed radically in recent years. Christian values are giving way rapidly to something pagan and humanistic. We see this all around us. Christian organizations are being labeled as hate groups merely because they adhere to basic biblical teaching … Read More

The Beauty of Local Cooperation

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

The Beauty of Local Cooperation Across the state of Montana, churches are separated by time and space, so each has to be intentional about staying connected. The churches in the Triangle Baptist Association still see the value in local cooperation and realize they play a strategic role in strengthening one another. At their Annual Meeting this past Sunday, they pledged … Read More

Church Planting Annual Update

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Church Planter Retreat 9

With the MTSBC annual meeting just around the corner, it is a great time to review what has happened in the last year in the area of church planting. In the spring of 2019, Gracepoint Church launched on the east side of Billings in a community known as The Heights. Gracepoint currently meets at the Medicine Crow Middle School. Jim … Read More

First Person: Our Future Leaders

Jeremy RutledgeAll Enews, Next-Gen

Friday, September 6th, one of the most amazing and inspiring things I have ever seen occurred on the high school football field in Noxon, a small town in western Montana. After the game with Heart Butte, members of the Baptist Mountain Church Youth Group who attend Noxon school decided to be the example to the community. Putting aside the competitive … Read More


mtsbcAll Enews, Strengthening Team

By Jimmy Scroggins Culture can be a nebulous term and is not easily defined in the context of any organization, including the church. Culture is what it feels like to be a part of your church. It’s more caught than taught, and it’s always mediated through leadership over time. Leaders must think carefully about how we want our churches to feel. … Read More

EDITORIAL: Your state convention helps churches reach your state and our world for Christ

Dr. Paul ChitwoodAll Enews

My first international mission trip took place on a farm in central Kentucky. As a new pastor in the community, I found myself interacting often with migrant workers from Central and South America. And I soon realized that most were spiritually lost. From conversations with farmers, I learned many of them were as concerned as I was about the eternal … Read More

Think Churches and Religious Schools Will Be Safe from the “Equality Act”? Think Again.

Sarah KramerAll Enews

You might expect churches and religious schools, of all places, to remain safe from the government’s meddling hands. Our Constitution does guarantee religious freedom, after all. But if the “Equality Act” is passed, not even churches and religious schools will be safe from the government’s reach. The deceptively named Equality Act was introduced in both houses of Congress in March … Read More

Invest in your future while investing in God’s Kingdom

mtsbcAll Enews

Investing with Church Finance Corporation allows you to…      *Increase the resources God has entrusted to you *Earn a highly competitive rate of return *Provide funds for churches to further kingdom work Investments start for as little as $500 and earn 1.80% 1-year to 7-year maturity investments earn from 2.30% to 4.55% (bonus rates available) Loan participations may earn higher … Read More