I recently signed up to receive weekly email notifications from Voice of the Martyrs. VOM is an organization that tracks Christian persecution around the world and provides assistance to those being persecuted.
My current pastoral mentor, Rev. Charlie Thompson, recently gave me a document called “Twelve Times to Call the Minister.” It’s a page he photocopies and hands out to his people whenever he arrives at a church as the new pastor.
Why Small Groups? Connect: Get to know new people or old acquaintances on a more meaningful level, as you fellowship and pray with one another. It’s also a great setting for inviting friends outside the church. They will likely feel more comfortable in a small group than in a church setting. Contribute: The small size […]
It’s important to take time, even time away, in order to invest in the health of our marriages – no matter what stage your relationship is at. The Baptist Convention is making two great opportunities available for married couples in our region!
If you’re anything like me, you don’t like interruptions when you’re trying to get something done. Phone calls, lunch break, computer failure, etc. I just like to be focused for a period of time so I can do what I’m trying to do. And sometimes, entire weeks can get derailed by interruptions. Over the last […]