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8 Keys to Recovering Your Missing Churchgoers

How can you recapture those churchgoers who were previously active parts of your congregation but have yet to return? …

Designing churches is a calling for some architects

(RNS) — Steve Upham didn't mean to get into the architecture of sacred spaces. When he was an undergraduate at Texas A&M University, one of his professors required his students to work for …

Bible Study: Gospel-guided relationships

NASHVILLE (BP) — This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult …

What a resounding testimony will do for you

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) – A resounding testimony of faith in Jesus Christ will get you into more trouble than you’ve ever been in, in your life. You thought we were going to say how good …
Discipleship

Judy and I recently visited two of our newer churches in San Diego County. Anthem Church, now in Vista, and LifePoint Church, now in Carlsbad. Pastor Mark Finnigan leads LifePoint Church. Pastor …

Do you compare yourself to other pastors or leaders? If so, who is the object of your comparison? The person who comes to mind may reveal whether your battle with comparison is a struggle with pride …
SALISBURY, Md. (BP) – The importance of time carries a particular weight for Richard Pope, pastor of Canvas Church. It’s not something to be taken lightly, and not something he has a …
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (BP) – Many Christians spend time thinking about ways to start Gospel conversations, but pastor David Evans says evangelism starts “way before” the actual in-person conversation...
It was a joy to witness 6 members of King’s Cross Church get baptized at the Crown Point Bay in San Diego. Over 150 people were in attendance. It was a beautiful time to celebrate all Jesus …
Baptist Life

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 …

In English Nota del editor: En junio y julio de 2021, cuatro estudiantes misioneras de verano sirvieron en la Fundación Toque de Vida en la ciudad andina colombiana de Bucaramanga. En este …
En español Editor’s note: In June and July 2021, four summer student missionaries served at the Touch of Life Foundation in the Colombian Andean town Bucaramanga. At this facility, …
Down Ukrainian roads, cloaked in the golden hues of the vibrant but short-lived autumn, comes help and hope. A caravan of cars following a yellow panel van borrowed from a church carries …
Tears escape from Sharalene Roper’s eyes and cascade down her cheeks. They’re tears of joy, and they come naturally for a woman who is fulfilling God’s calling on her life to care for …