Improve Your Library, Improve Your Preaching

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Every pastor knows that his sermon is the overflow from his study. If only we could share with our congregations everything we get out of our sermon prep time! Much of that prep time never goes further than our own study desks, yet, without it, we wouldn’t fill our souls and minds with the truth and beauty in a Bible … Read More

Responding to the Historic Flooding in Montana

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

When the waters of Rock Creek began to surge across its banks into homes and businesses in Red Lodge, Montana, the members of the Church of the Rockies began to respond.  At first, it was neighbor helping neighbor, checking on one another and offering aid.  Then, the Red Cross arrived. The church family quickly began to volunteer to be the … Read More

A Note from Michael Liner

Michael LinerAll Enews, Planting Team

Dear Montana Southern Baptists, Nancy and I wanted to send you a quick note of gratitude and to express thanksgiving to our Lord for your support and partnership in ministry over the past decade. Yes, ten years already. Time certainly flies. We have seen The Lord do some wonderful things over the years and have enjoyed and benefitted from being … Read More

FIRST-PERSON: Cooperation results from being cooperative

Baptist PressAll Enews

By Jeff Iorg, posted June 29, 2022 in Cooperating for the Gospel, Cooperative Program, SBC News For most Southern Baptists, the phrase Cooperative Program is a denominational code for money.  There is nothing really wrong with that since it does describe the major funding process for our work.  But the Cooperative Program is much more.  It describes people working together, believing they can do much more … Read More

He Grew Up Hungry. Now He Fights Hunger With Science.

Compassion InternationalAll Enews

By Amber Van Schooneveld, posted January 6, 2020 in Compassion Blog My name is Collins, and I am from southwest Uganda. I grew up in a family of six people: my mom and my five siblings. I recall that I was a little boy with no shoes. My dad passed away from yellow fever when I was 5 years old. I … Read More

Southern Baptists see baptisms, giving rebound in 2021

Baptist PressAll Enews

By Carol Pipes, posted May 12, 2022 in SBC News NASHVILLE (BP) – Southern Baptist congregations saw a rebound in the number of baptisms and an increase of $304 million in overall giving in 2021, both hopeful signs congregations are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Southern Baptist congregations baptized 154,701 in 2021, a 26 percent increase from 123,160 reported in 2020, according to the Annual … Read More

MTSBC Executive Board Responds to the Guidepost Solutions Report on Sexual Abuse

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Last week, Guidepost Solutions released their report on the SBC Executive Committee’s handling of reports of sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches and ministries. You can read the full report here, The extensive report documents numerous failures in how the SBC Executive Committee responded to claims of sexual abuse and efforts to help Southern Baptist churches prevent sexual abuse … Read More