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Most pastors are struggling with the regathering process because we are clearly in a time where strategic wisdom is required. First of all, I personally believe the enemy of the church is trying to … more

50th Anniversary of Lifeway Baptist Church, Vista

Sunday, June 21, 2020 will mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Lifeway Baptist Church in Vista.  Plans for special services and events to commemorate Lifeway Church’s historic … more

‘Class of 2019’ church plants turn challenges into ministry opportunities

OAKLAND, Calif. (NAMB) — Church planting missionaries expect obstacles when launching new ministries in parts of North America that need gospel-proclaiming churches. For the “class of … more

7 Ways to Stay Emotionally Healthy During COVID-19

I’ve spoken with a number of pastors this week—and scheduled to talk to more this afternoon. While all my pastor friends are mostly remaining positive online and helping people remember … more

How to Keep your Church Healthy During COVID-19

Churches are closed. And we don’t know when they’re going to open again. Curves are flattening, but timelines are lengthening. It looks like there isn’t a quick end to the … more

Italian Doctor's Story

---LIGHT IN A DOCTOR'S DARKEST NIGHTMARE---  Never in my darkest nightmares did I imagine that I would see and experience what has been going on in Italy in our hospital the past three weeks. … more

Harold Brown is this year's El Cajon Citizen of the Year!

Each year El Cajon's civic, service, and fraternal organizations select the El Cajon "Citizen of the Year" from the many people in El Cajon who contribute to El Cajon through years of volunteer civic … more

7 Things to Avoid When Teaching Women’s Bible Study

Teach Women’s Bible Study Responsibly Teaching a passage of Scripture to those who have studied it is far more demanding than teaching one to those who have not. My hope is that by giving … more

6 Leadership Truths We Can Learn From Legos

4016. That’s the number of pieces in the Lego set my son and I are building. It’s called the Death Star, and it’s even more epic than I anticipated. He saved his money for a long … more

Breaking Barriers Video

OverComing 8 Common Barriers to Church Renewal Most churches encounter barriers in one of these Eight Common Areas at some point in their story: Prayer, Preaching, Evangelism, Discipleship, … more

3 Essentials to Building Gospel Community in Small Groups

3 Essentials to Building Gospel Community This past Sunday, we had our second of three equipping classes focused on our core values of Gospel Enjoyment, Intentional Community … more

8 Creative Prayer Ideas for Small Group Time

Looking for creative prayer ideas for small group time? It is Tuesday evening, your small group has gathered, you have had some supper, opened up about what is happening in your lives, read and … more

How to Make Small Groups Less Scary for Visitors

Welcoming Small Groups The movie was starting in about 10 minutes. But another show was already playing. A man and his teenage son were sitting in front of me. A woman and her daughter walked … more

Discipleship (D-Groups) in Holtville, CA

San Diego Southern Baptist Association leaders, Mike and Judy Carlisle, were recently invited by Pastor Richard Moore, and his wife Tammy of Trinity Baptist Church, to visit with their congregation … more

'Power of ONE'

Fourteen years ago Juvenal Gonzalez, his wife Maria and their children were living comfortably in North Carolina where Gonzalez served as pastor of Iglesia Bautista Betel (Bethel Baptist Church), … more

My Rashionale

I love watching people who enjoy connecting a need with a resource — and even more I want to learn from them.  A recent visit to southern California and the northwest corner of Mexico … more

Migrant MINISTRIES

Immigration news reports in the United States frequently focus on the processing and detention centers while also attempting to explain the existing policies and positions of politicians, federal … more

Iran has world’s ‘fastest-growing church,’ despite no buildings - and it's mostly led by women

A new film tells the story of the "fastest-growing church" in the world, an underground, persecuted Christian movement in a country known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism … more

The Secret of Leading Well Video

Leading like a shepherd connects leadership skill with spiritual growth.  Larry Osborne, Pastor of North Coast Church and author of Lead Like a Shepherd  will be welcoming us … more

Centro Shalom Summer 2019

BEST SUMMER EVER!!In a period of about 50 days, from July to August, we distributed more than 20,000 brochures in a 3-mile radius around our church, we shared the gospel with thousands of people, and … more
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