You’re Going to Want to Be at MPact 2023

Barrett DukeAll Enews

I hope you’re as encouraged about the future of God’s work in Montana as I am. I feel like we’ve made great strides since the Covid years shut down so much. Many of our churches have experienced significant growth as Christians have felt permission or the need to find new church homes. Attendance is also up at our state and … Read More

Text-Driven Preaching Workshop

Justin CarterAll Enews, Strengthening Team

A couple of years ago, I went to a preaching workshop in Graham, TX. I had been to conferences before and always enjoyed the content and breakouts. If you are like me, conferences provide an information overload that sometimes leaves me feeling overwhelmed at how to implement what I learn. Now don’t get me wrong, I love the content and … Read More

Plant, Replant, or Die

Lee MerckAll Enews, Planting Team

800-900 Southern Baptist churches die in our country every year! Over 77% of these churches are in communities larger than 100,000 people, according to NAMB. Over 90% of these churches are in population centers that have grown over the past decade. The problem is real. But to whom does this problem belong? It belongs to us. It’s mine and yours, … Read More

Pitfalls in Ministry

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

A pitfall is an unexpected danger or difficulty. Pitfalls are hidden or camouflaged, so one can come out of nowhere. Therefore, on the trail or walking through life, caution is needed. This imagery is true in ministry, as well. Despite knowing they exist one must be on the lookout. It’s also helpful to have an extra set of eyes to … Read More

Montana and Missouri Women Partnering

Tami ParkAll Enews

Montana Southern Baptist Women has some exciting news to share. On September 9-10, 2022, MPower was held in Huntley, Montana. Missouri WMU brought a team of 11 members. The team taught training labs with preschoolers and children. The labs allowed those attending MPower to watch and learn how  Missions Discipleship materials can be used in our churches. We enjoyed watching … Read More

Baptist Foundation of Montana News

Dan FarmerAll Enews

Christmas is a time to express our gratitude for the greatest gift of all time. As we come into this season, please prayerfully consider an investment in the Kingdom through the Baptist Foundation of Montana to help support Montana Southern Baptist churches and pastors. Donations to BFM can be cash, stocks or securities, life insurance proceeds, retirement plan assets, real … Read More

Refreshing Is on the Way

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Refresh 2016

It has been a great summer! It has been so exciting to see all the ministry in our churches. Aren’t you glad we’re finally past COVID? I’m sure you’re exhausted, and now it’s time for all the Fall activities. You can do it! And before the big snows come and the temperatures freeze the thermometers (just kidding…kind of), we’ll have … Read More

Rocky Mountain Bible Conference

Lee MerckAll Enews, Planting Team

A CONFERENCE LED BY THE MINISTRY CENTER OF WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY ON “RIGHTLY DIVIDING THE WORD OF TRUTH.” REGISTER NOW! Click the link below, find details about the conference, and register to attend for FREE! This is for pastors, church staff, small group leaders, Sunday school teachers, and anyone in your church with a desire to grow in the discipline … Read More

Yellowstone Christian College Changes Name

Norm MillerAll Enews

Kalispell, MT – With the launch of a new website and the recent sale of its former campus, Yellowstone Christian College has a new name and mascot: the Montana Christian College Eagles. Previously headquartered in Billings, the college established there in 1974 moved operations to Kalispell last year after purchasing land and a new tree-studded mountain campus situated on almost … Read More

Caring for Souls Together

Ryan CooperAll Enews, Strengthening Team

“The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.”  Proverbs 15:33. In 2006, I began my first teaching job as a high-school math and science teacher at MFL MarMac High School in Monona, Iowa. I was a newlywed, had just moved from suburban Billings to rural Iowa, was fresh out of college, ready to shape … Read More