Giving Hope to Weary Souls: Who Will Say Yes?

Ryan CooperAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Expectations shattered.  Reality bared its ugly fangs and assaulted them with devastating effects.  Living in rural Montana among the rural hamlets, grasslands of the East, mountains of the West, many people begin life with a desire to grow, flourish, and create a legacy for themselves. But when life’s inevitable rumble strips erode into bottomless sinkholes, suddenly help seems so far … Read More

Bruce Plummer Finds God in the Midst of Despair

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By Karen L. Willoughby, posted March 11, 2021 Bruce Plummer, born on the Fort Belknap reservation, was twenty-one, stumbling drunk, and suicidal in a drenching rainstorm in Portland, Oregon, when with Native American awareness he crawled under a pine tree to avoid some of the wet. That tree was on church property, he realized the next day, as he watched vehicles coming … Read More

Let’s Get Equipped

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Within a couple weeks of MPACT 2020, Montana went into lockdown because COVID had finally swept into our state. Since then, our churches have been holding on. Some have found new ways to share the old gospel message and to minister to people. I’m impressed by how well our churches have done in this past year of masks and social … Read More

MTSBC Uniting in Prayer for Montana

Lee MerckAll Enews, Planting Team

The MTSBC: Uniting in Praying for Montana As the New Year hastens forward, Montana Southern Baptists are agreeing with one another and praying together in unprecedented ways. We’ve organized around a very simple strategy that allows everyone to share in the same prayers for Montana, and to do so from the ministry context where God has called each of us. … Read More

The Road Home

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

As the new year began, Park City Baptist Church began a new chapter in the life of their church by calling Chris and Traci Rafferty and their family. For Traci, this is a return home. She was raised in a Catholic home and attended Billings West High School.  She was saved at Calvary Baptist Church in Laurel in 1992 and attended … Read More

FIRST-PERSON: Prepare yourself and your church for the missionary task

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By Todd Lafferty, posted January 25, 2021 in International Missions RICHMOND, Va. (BP) – We might not know what to expect for 2021, but we do know that God is still moving and Southern Baptists need to be prepared to answer the call to reach the nations. At the International Mission Board (IMB), we’ve been so grateful to hear from individuals and churches who … Read More

Summer Interns Needed

mtsbcAll Enews

Do you know of any college age young adults, ages 18-25 who are looking for a purposeful summer job? Ridgecrest Conference Center in Ridgecrest, North Carolina is looking for people who have an authentic and growing relationship with Jesus to serve alongside them. They offer paid positions and provide free housing and meals. Programs run for 9-16 weeks, and they … Read More

All the Workers You Need

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Our Missouri Partnership kicks off officially on January 1. From the wonderful reception we have already received, I believe we can expect a very dynamic relationship with Missouri Baptists. When Lee Merck and Steve Fowler attended the annual Missouri Convention meeting a couple months ago, they were wonderfully welcomed. There was all kinds of interest in the work of our … Read More

Regional Children’s Ministry Workshop

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Over the last several years, Child Evangelism Fellowship of Montana has become a great ministry partner. Many of our MTSBC churches have experienced a 5 Day Club in their community and know their commitment to excellence. Our pastors have seen their excitement in sharing the Gospel in creative and compelling ways. Everything CEF does is rooted in Scripture and they have a great … Read More