It’s Time to be Refreshed

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Refresh 2016

I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at Refresh next month. We’ll meet at Church at the Gates in Missoula on October 7-8. Last year, we cut the meeting back to one day. Not this year! We’ll be together the whole day and a half. As you know, we pack a lot into this meeting, and very little of it is … Read More

Where are the Workers? Calling Out the Called!

Lee MerckAll Enews, Planting Team

When is the last time you heard a pastor make a passionate plea for people to respond to God’s call to be a pastor, a missionary, or to be in full-time vocational ministry?  Better yet, if you are a pastor, when is the last time you emphasized following God’s call and invited people in your congregation to follow God into … Read More

Baptism Sunday

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

One of the great joys of summer is to see our churches celebrating baptism in the lakes and rivers of Montana. While the sun is hot, we seek to take advantage of the narrow window of opportunity for this format, even though the water is still very much cold. As those who have responded to the Gospel with repentance and faith identify … Read More

Yellowstone Christian College Moves to Kalispell

Dr. Marvin JonesAll Enews

Yellowstone Christian College (YCC) has moved to Kalispell. We moved from our Billings Campus to our newly purchased Campus of 563 acres with existing education buildings. The new campus was a former preparatory school that included classrooms, gym, cafeteria, pool, and offices for faculty. The move to the new campus allows YCC to improve and expand our faculty and staff, … Read More

Saying “Yes” To Missions

Mandi McCrawAll Enews

As a pastor’s wife in Fort Smith, Montana, I decided to go to my first MSBW (Montana Southern Baptist Women) MPower conference in the spring of 2018. I didn’t want to go alone, so I invited the ladies from my church to go with me. I had six ladies signed up to go. I really had no idea what to … Read More

It’s Shoebox Season!

Samaritan's PurseAll Enews

Shoebox season is here, which means we once again have the privilege to help share the Good News of Jesus Christ with millions of boys and girls around the world—like Stefana in Madagascar. Twelve–year–old Stefana was thrilled when he opened his gift–filled box and found a new pair of shoes that fit him just right. The special present helped him see … Read More

Son leads 85-year-old father to Christ through online Bible study

Baptist PressAll Enews

Written by Aaron Wilson, writer for LifeWay Christian Resources NASHVILLE (BP) – Barry Calhoun opened the Bible study book on his desk and thought about Jesus’ parable of a man who refused to stop knocking on his neighbor’s door for help. It reminded Calhoun to say one more time the prayer he had been bringing to God for almost 40 … Read More

Everyone is a Counselor

Ryan CooperAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Everyone is a counselor: But are you a good one or a bad one? In the 2007 comedy, License to Wed, engaged couple Ben and Sadie embark on a crash course in pre-marital counseling with a Catholic priest (played by Robin Williams) before their wedding. Of course, hijinks ensues.  Throughout the movie, Ben has conversations with his friend, Joel, about the … Read More