Uniting in Prayer, Creating Spiritual Synergy in the MTSBC

Lee MerckAll Enews, Planting Team

You may have read the following illustration before: “One of the largest, strongest horses in the world is the Belgian draft horse. Competitions are held to see which horse can pull the most, and one Belgian can pull 8,000 pounds. The strength involved in this is hard to imagine. So then, we can speculate what would happen if we hooked … Read More

It’s ACP Time Again!

mtsbcAll Enews, Strengthening Team


By now, your church should have received your Annual Church Profile (ACP) materials in the mail. Although this seems like a mundane and even unnecessary detail in your mission to advance the kingdom of God, here are some reasons why it is important: • Numbers can help us strategize, plan, and know where God is working.• They can also show … Read More

FIRST-PERSON: Engaging the next generation on mental health

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By Shane Pruitt, posted November 19, 2020 in Mental Health ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – According to a recent Barna study, half of 18-year-olds in the U.S. report anxiety and fear of failure, and about 40 percent say they often feel sad or depressed. Thirty-four percent of young people say they feel lonely and isolated from others. The church in America is undoubtedly doing a … Read More

Pandemic Heightens Need to Engage Local Communities

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By Trennis Henderson, posted November 17, 2020 in Woman’s Missionary Union V. J. Sanchez doesn’t mince words when she describes the significance of Christian Women’s Job Corps and Christian Men’s Job Corps in the life of a local church or community. “I believe that every community should have a Christian Women’s/Christian Men’s Job Corps because of the great need across the United States,” she … Read More

Yellowstone Christian College Board unanimously elects president

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By Norm Miller BILLINGS, Mont. — By unanimous vote, the Yellowstone Christian College Board of Directors on October 31 elected Dr. Marvin Jones as the school’s eighth president. He will begin his new role on December 7. Jones officially transitions in December to take the YCC helm as he leaves Louisiana College (SBC) in Pineville. During his tenure there since … Read More

The Latest on the Montana COVID Restrictions

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Many of us suspected that we would see a spike in COVID infections as the weather got colder and that Governor Bullock would respond. Today, he responded with new guidance for the state. However, there is better news for churches. Today’s directive includes this language: “This Directive does not alter existing requirements for houses of worship. Faith leaders are urged … Read More

God’s Divine Detours

Barrett DukeAll Enews

Things aren’t as bad as you might be thinking they are. As we move into the cold, dark, winter months, it could be easy to allow the unusual challenges and set-backs of this COVID-riddled year to drive us to despair. Let me encourage you to look beyond the things Satan wants you to see and fix your eyes firmly on … Read More

This Is the Time to Plan for 2021 Residencies

Michael LinerAll Enews, Planting Team


We just wrapped up an unusual and challenging summer, and now is the time to begin to prayerfully look at next year’s possibilities and opportunities. If the Lord tarries, we should all be found investing and developing missional disciples. It won’t happen by accident. It takes the intentionality of leaders to make it happen. We have a tremendous resource of … Read More

Rocky Boy – A Go Montana Story

Darren HalesAll Enews, Strengthening Team

When Pastor Chris Richards of Immanuel Baptist Church in Havre was asked to begin preaching at Chief Cornerstone Fellowship in Box Elder, he knew this new calling would be filled with unique challenges and incredible opportunities.  One of his goals was to develop and empower indigenous leaders and three have emerged as faithful men with a heart for their community.  … Read More

Five Creative Ways to Pack Shoeboxes During COVID-19

Samaritan's PurseAll Enews

LEARN WHAT CHURCHES AND INDIVIDUALS ARE DOING AMID THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS TO FACILITATE SHOEBOX PACKING AND ULTIMATELY BLESS CHILDREN IN NEED AROUND THE WORLD. A global pandemic isn’t stopping Operation Christmas Child from delivering gift-filled shoeboxes to boys and girls in the far corners of the world. Children need hope now more than ever in such uncertain times, and these … Read More