LifeWay moves major women’s events online for fall 2020

Baptist PressAll Enews, Strengthening Team

By Joy Allmond, posted August 6, 2020 in Lifeway, SBC News, Woman’s Ministry NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The COVID-19 pandemic may have forced physical gatherings around the globe to cancel for the foreseeable future, but LifeWay Christian Resources is doubling down on their efforts to connect women through the Gospel. This fall, LifeWay Women will convert three major scheduled events — LifeWay Women Live Simulcast (Aug. 8), Cultivate Online (Sept. 12) … Read More

New Online Opportunities for Our Churches

mtsbcAll Enews

The Supreme Court has handed down multiple rulings in the past several weeks – rulings that affect your religious freedom. These rulings impact federal employment law, new protections for religious ministries, and how churches can be treated in COVID-19 restrictions. Our partner, ADF Church Alliance, is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, August 4 at Noon MDT to cover these critical rulings and … Read More

So, How Are You Doing?

Barrett DukeAll Enews

So, how are you doing? It’s very possible that you’re all over the place emotionally and spiritually right now. That’s understandable. Does it help to know that you’re not alone? Practically every church and every leader of every church is feeling like things are extremely precarious. After all, about every 3 weeks since March, we’ve all had to adjust to … Read More

Let’s Be Honest…

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

During the past few months, things have definitely changed in many aspects of life. It is no different for church plants of all ages, sizes, and locations. And even though many are geared to try to find the good in everything that happens, sometimes it is okay just to admit that things are … not good, and in fact, are … Read More

Don’t Grow Weary in Doing Well

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Early on in our ministry in Montana, my wife and I were easily discouraged.  We were certain of God’s call.  We were prayerful.  We were relational in our approach and we were faithful to teach and share the Truth of Scripture. We were experiencing God’s presence and provision, but we were not seeing much spiritual fruit.  Planting and growing a … Read More

Worship as Discipleship

Zane OfficerAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Our 94-year-old pianist’s arthritis finally made playing impossible for him. We had already been using some canned tracks for music and now switched to only tracks. We surveyed the Libby Baptist Church congregation only to find we had no musicians among us. So, we did the next logical thing….we prayed for God to drop musicians in our lap. Over a … Read More

Lat45, A Great Adventure

Callie BaileyAll Enews

Have you heard about Lat45 Adventure Ministries?  No?  Well, let me tell you about this great organization! Lat45 is a 501c3 nonprofit based out of Billings, MT, with the goal of fulfilling the great commission as stated in the Holy Bible and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with youth.  This is accomplished by providing young people, from all walks … Read More

Huge Fines in Virginia for Churches and Ministries Operating According to Beliefs

John HardingAll Enews

On July 1, churches, Christian schools, and other religious ministries with theologically orthodox views on marriage will no longer be welcome in Virginia. And if you are among those operating a ministry in accordance with your religious beliefs about marriage and human sexuality, the state has declared a sort-of legal “open season” on you. The first offense comes with a … Read More

2021 VBS Archaeology Theme Leads Kids to Unearth Truth About Jesus

Baptist PressAll Enews, Strengthening Team

by Aaron Wilson, posted Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (21 hours ago) NASHVILLE (BP) — Next summer, kids will roll up their sleeves and grab excavation gear as they head to archaeological sites of present-day Israel with “Destination Dig,” the 2021 Vacation Bible School theme from LifeWay Christian Resources. In “Destination Dig,” kids will take the role of junior archaeologists as they embark … Read More

Let’s Make Our Future

Barrett DukeAll Enews

After weeks of closed churches, we’re starting to get back together. It feels great, too. I preached at one of our churches last Sunday. The spirit in the building was electric. The worship was strong. Afterward, nobody wanted to leave. People are ready to fellowship and worship together again. On the other hand, everything isn’t quite open, yet, is it? … Read More