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Soul Renewal Women's Retreat

Judy Carlisle, Ministry Support Specialist for the San Diego Southern Baptist Association, is hosting this Soul Renewal retreat for women.  Over 100 women are attending, including women … more

Compass Church Block Party

The week before Easter we mailed out about 16,000 mailers to the neighborhoods surrounding our church. On the mailer we invited people to attend our Easter Service as well as our Compass Block Party … more

Helping students remain spiritually connected after graduation

High school seniors need help navigating the multitude of changes headed their way. They will soon enter the work force, take a gap year, or continue their education through a trade school, community … more

It's TIME for Vacation Bible School (VBS)!!

Each year, across America and around the world, churches put together events to reach the children of their communities.  One of these events is called Vacation Bible School (VBS), and … more

Easter Refugee Community Outreach

Our Easter Refugee Community Outreach event on April 16, 2022 was successfully done by the grace of God, your prayers and support. More than 300 people came to the event and we had a meaningful … more

Easter on the Hill

On Saturday April 16th, the day before Easter, The Hill Church in La Mesa, hosted a block party that included anything from photos and face painting booths to yummy treats like cotton candy and snow … more

Equipping women, in a Christian context, for life and employment

There are nearly 200 registered and certified Christian Women’s Job Corps sites across the nation. Through this ministry, thousands of women are gaining hope for their future. For 23 years, … more

King's Cross Church

Last Sunday night was the last session in this season of Life Explored.  One of the participants that has attended the last three weeks, said it best, “We just started coming and now it is … more

What the war in Ukraine is teaching us about our culture’s longing for virtue

LA GRANGE, Ky. (BP) – “I need ammunition, not a ride.” Those words sound like they could have been taken right out of the script for Band of Brothers. Instead, they … more

Fatigue can be fatal

AMARILLO, Texas (BP) – Leadership is a high-stress calling. There are no two ways about it. Pastors have all the stresses of any leader with the added weight of spiritual burdens. The hazards … more

Nickelodeon ‘Kid of the Year’ nominee wants to protect God’s creation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BP) – After learning his home town of Chattanooga is one of the most polluted cities in the world, 12-year-old Cash Daniels knew he had to do something. Daniels began … more

Why we do missions as a family

Once, my wife and I attended a lecture with our then three-year-old son. The speaker was a possible Nobel Prize candidate, and we were at a prestigious university. Our very extroverted son saw one of … more

‘Big Give’ has big surprise for NC families devastated by flood

A black stove and then a black refrigerator. Janice Hooper knew it was her refrigerator because she saw her grandson’s smiling photo stuck to it. The two appliances were coursing swiftly … more

AB 506 Imposes New Mandatory Responsibilities on Churches

Effective January 1, 2022, all churches in California that have any form of “youth service organization” within their ministries, which most likely includes Sunday School in addition to … more

H.o.p.e. Toy Drive

On Sunday December 19th, 2021 New Vision Church had their annual H.O.P.E. Toy Drive. Every child ages 0 - 11 got a FREE TOY! It was an all free family fun event filled with free toys, carnival games … more

Sorrow, rescue and recovery in five states affected by severe storms

MAYFIELD, Ky. (BP) – Rescue efforts were underway Saturday as first responders, family members and neighbors worked to find missing people in five Mid-South states. The death toll topped more … more

Living Nativity

Luke 2:10-18 (NIV) But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is … more

'Sinning in the Rain': New study finds crimes go up when it rains on Sundays

(RNS) — To help people avoid sin, pastors often advise prayer, going to church and reading the Bible or other religious books. They might also want to get a few umbrellas. A forthcoming … more

Mar Vista Church

Mar Vista Baptist Church was blessed to use the block party trailer for its very first Trunk or Treat outreach.  This outreach was part of our revitalization efforts for building up the church … more

Should we be thankful for suffering?

NASHVILLE (BP) – “My grandfather probably won’t make it through the night,” said the text from a friend last week. The folks in our small group had been praying for his family … more
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