We’re Getting Closer

Barrett DukeAll Enews

The Montana Southern Baptist Convention continues to grow its ability to serve our churches. Things are coming together in really great ways. Darren Hales, our Church Strengthening Director, has been crisscrossing the state and bringing some superb ministry training events to our churches. Recently, just for example, he has helped to put together and promote training for effective small group … Read More

Are You Comfortable?

Barrett DukeAll Enews

One of the most dangerous situations any church can face is comfort. When we’re comfortable, we can lose sight of reality. Someone riding on a raft on the Niagara River could be enjoying the ride for a while, but eventually, that is going to come to an abrupt end. Similarly, too many churches are riding along feeling very satisfied and … Read More

FIRST-PERSON: 8 ways to turn your church around

Baptist PressAll Enews

by Jim Elliff, posted Monday, December 09, 2019 (8 days ago) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) — Was your church meeting disappointing this week? Do you find that there seems to be little life in the church? Are there troubles stirring? Are there way too many parking lot conversations? What can you do as a member to make things better? Here are a … Read More

Serving God in Colstrip

Jessica CruschAll Enews, Strengthening Team

Pastor Jeff Parker was raised in church in a small town in West Texas. Growing up near his grandmother, Jeff says, “If they weren’t in church everyone was in trouble!” He laughingly recalls, “We attended the same church as my grandmother, it was a family tradition.” He was raised within the Disciples of Christ and was saved at nine years … Read More