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‘It’s a God thing’ – Louisiana church witnesses 58 straight weeks of baptisms

LAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) – For more than a year, the baptismal waters at Trinity Baptist Church have stirred. Leaders say the same verb can be applied to the hearts of its church …

Church Budgeting: 5 Ways to Take Care of Your Staff

How can your church develop a solid budgeting plan that helps demonstrate your commitment to your pastor and staff?…

A flip over the handlebars leads to scary discovery and thankfulness

GRANBURY, Texas (BP) — January 27, 2018, was a cool and windy day in North Texas, but one that asked for a bike ride. Ever since a torn meniscus ended his running regimen, Tan Flippin had …

15 Things You Might Forget to Be Thankful For

How many ordinary things do we forget to be thankful for? God is still worthy of our thanksgiving in the mundane moments.…
Discipleship

God hasn’t stopped calling people, so we must get back to the business of calling out those He has called to ministry. Read More The post 5 Principles for Calling the Called to Ministry …

EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) – In Matthew 18, the Lord’s quarreling followers asked Him, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” The Lord beckoned to a little child, whom He …
If you find yourself at a conference or a sporting event seated next to Pete Contreras (San Diego 2008), you'll soon realize you've landed the best seat …
After so many pastors and churches struggled through the COVID-19 pandemic, Richard Blackaby stresses that making disciples is more important than ever. “Pastor, the fact that you preach on …
Crossline Church did Spark Studios for Vacation Bible School (VBS) this year. It truely "sparked' our children into worship and learning. The theme was to encourage our children to "spark" their …
Baptist Life

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth and everything in them. And it was good, until it wasn’t. Since those fateful moments in the garden, creation has suffered the consequences …

Editor’s note: Global Missionary Partners, like Wendy Lee, are national church-planting partners based overseas who work with IMB teams but are fully funded through a local church, a network of …
Remember to pray for missions with these custom backgrounds for your computer and mobile devices. Using IMB photos from around the world, you can focus your attention on an area of the world in need …
Damir sat by the side of the road, destitute and crying. He prayed God would either help him or let him die. His employer hadn’t paid him; he couldn’t pay his rent and his family disowned him …
“Turn around.” That’s what driver Jack Shultz said he felt God tell him after he drove past New Hope First Baptist Church’s drive-thru prayer ministry one …