5 Questions To Consider Before You Plant a Church

Garth LenoAll Enews, Planting Team

By Garth Leno – Send Network Blog 3-16-20 I have watched church plants and church planting families fold too soon. We need to pay better attention on the front end before we plant. Here are five questions to consider before you plant your church: 1. Have you tested your call to plant a church? Before you begin to plant, you … Read More

Church Planter Retreat 2020

Jeannie HayesAll Enews, Planting Team

On January 16-17, over a dozen of Montana’s current and future church planters gathered at Fairmont Hot Springs for the annual Church Planter Retreat. This is a much-needed time each year when church planters and their wives can connect with each other while learning and being encouraged in their ministry. The speaker this year was Danny de Armas, Senior Associate … Read More

Church Planting: Looking Ahead at 2020

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

As we approach a new year, the following is a short list of things to anticipate that will be happening with church planting in Montana. New Churches – We anticipate new churches to be started in Missoula, Bozeman, and Roundup in the upcoming year. Church Planters – Currently, we have new planters in the assessment process with the North American … Read More

Church Planting Annual Update

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

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With the MTSBC annual meeting just around the corner, it is a great time to review what has happened in the last year in the area of church planting. In the spring of 2019, Gracepoint Church launched on the east side of Billings in a community known as The Heights. Gracepoint currently meets at the Medicine Crow Middle School. Jim … Read More

Spiritual Health and Leadership

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Recently, our Montana church planters had the opportunity to engage in a short video call with Senior Associate Pastor of FBC Orlando, Danny de Armas. In a few minutes he shared eight leadership fundamentals that are beneficial for anyone in ministry to consider. The following is a brief synopsis of these “nuggets.” Collaborate – surround yourself with the smartest people … Read More

Capstone Church

mtsbcAll Enews, Planting Team

Hello all,  If you are anything like us, you are well into the thick of summer activities. Here in Helena it means that people cram everything outdoors into about a 3 month window. For Capstone it means busy summer outreach and church fellowship.  There a few things to update you on since my last update. On Mothers Day, we dedicated … Read More

Supporting a Church Plant

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Supporting a Church Plant At any time, there are church planters in Montana that you and/or your church can support in a number of ways. Through supporting, every church can have a part in planting new churches. The level to which your church becomes involved is up to you. There are three basic levels of involvement, and all are extremely … Read More

Partnership Benefits Everyone

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

Partners are defined as a group of people engaged together in the same activity. For partnerships to be successful, members of the group are like-minded and are working for an agreed upon goal. Even though partners can be a lot alike, diversity within the group often enhances the partnership and provides for others in the group to learn from each … Read More

Celebrating Church Planting Impacts in Montana

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

In today’s world, it is easy to see what someone is doing in an instant through social media, text messages, video calls, etc. It is a great way to keep up through a “snapshot” about an experience that one is having and wanting to share with family and friends. It’s a great way for others to celebrate and enjoy the … Read More

Church Planting Spotlight: Florence

William JohnsonAll Enews, Planting Team

POPULATION 765 ELEVATION 3,346 It isn’t Italy, but Florence, Montana does have a good Italian restaurant. Florence is a bedroom community of Missoula. The community lies twenty miles south of Missoula in Ravalli County in the scenic Bitterroot Valley. The town is nestled between the feet of the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountain Ranges. The Bitterroot River flows north through the … Read More