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Why Pastors Should Practice Favoritism

There is a side of favoritism pastors must come to terms with or risk finishing their race poorly, if at all. Read More The post Why Pastors Should Practice Favoritism appeared first on … more

Five Reasons Lead Pastors Should Be Involved with VBS

Few church programs are as ubiquitous as Vacation Bible School (VBS). Churches across all denominations prepare for the summer influx of kids. It’s fun. You get to dance in the sanctuary! … more

Mesa Church Community Bonfire Night

Mesa Church partnered with a local realtor and coffee shop to host a community night on Wednesday December 28, 2022 to meet more families in our neighborhood. We utilized the bounce house from the … more


“You are the light of the world . . . let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:14-16. Powered by the light of … more

Being a Pastor’s Wife: The Role of Transparency

Being a pastor’s wife can feel like being a solo traveler on a long trip in a foreign country. There is the rush that comes from the adventure of learning to traverse different terrain, … more

Fall Carnival

This year on October 28th, 2022 Convergence Community Church partnered with the San Carlos Recreation Center for its Fall Carnival community outreach event. After the past two years of limited … more

Carlisle couple’s ministry partnership going strong

Mike Carlisle recalled feeling like a “businessman wearing a ministry hat” in his first church staff position. Perhaps it’s his early entry into the cable television business … more

Get noticed: 6 tips for naming your church Christmas event

The proper naming of your church Christmas event can determine its success. People attend Christmas events for many reasons (secular and spiritual), and the name will be the first thing to get their … more

Our brokenness is God’s opportunity

Many years ago, my son’s team played a baseball tournament against a team from Chattanooga. These kids were maybe 11- or 12-years-old. Jonathan came to the plate and hit a scorching line drive … more

Southern Baptist DR sites up and running in FL communities

Before sunrise on Sunday morning (Oct. 2), Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers in Florida were busy opening cans of food and getting the ovens heated up as they prepared for a day of … more

Multi-ethnic church gathers 500 backpacks for the Philippines

SAN DIEGO (BP) – Last year Old Town Community Church sent 72 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to the Philippines. This year, they’re sending 500. “The backpacks are an … more

Don’t fall prey to the school checklist

September is one of my favorite times of the year. The remnants of summer still linger, but the glow of fall begins to surround us. Storefronts filled with golds, browns and oranges that entice us … more

VBS at the Meadowbrook Apartments

Project Access, a non-profit organization that services the communities of Skyline Hills and Paradise Hills, partnered with the Bright Hope Community Church in 2019 to provide healthy lunches to the … more

Tutoring Children and Youth Training

On August 5th and 6th, a group of dedicated volunteers from Encanto Southern Baptist Church and Bright Hope Community Church gathered for a very special training.  Their interest in … more

Back to School Backpack Giveaway

On July 30th, Hilltop Baptist Church, Iglesia Bautista Torre Fuerte, and Set Free Southland got together to bless the students in our community! We were blessed with a total of 200 backpacks from … more

Ministering to your community as school starts back

As the school year is upon us, what are some ways you and your church can engage your community through local schools? Before I was the Baptist Collegiate Ministry Campus Minister for Arkansas … more

SBCV Chinese fellowship helps pastors connect

GLEN ALLEN, Va. (BP) – When pastor Michael Wu first arrived at the SBC of Virginia Annual Homecoming last November, he felt alone. Wu is the bi-vocational pastor of Roanoke Chinese … more

Special needs VBS ‘lets the community know that we love them and we’re there’

Lisa Wilson said special needs families “are one of our most unreached people groups, because so many don’t feel like they have a place to go to church.” That’s why 20 … more

VBS 2022 Hilltop Baptist Church / Iglesia Bautista Torre Fuerte

What a great time at VBS! Hilltop Baptist Church and Iglesia Bautista Torre Fuerte partnered together to have VBS on July 7-10, 2022.  We did Lifeway's Spark Studio and for our … more

AB 506 Compliance Tools and Support

In our role of serving ministries in California, the California Southern Baptist Convention is working to develop authoritative resources for the ministries we serve. We’ve been following the … more
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