Putting Christ first, embracing missional ministry, avoiding difficult changes and failing to heed God’s call top the agenda of hopes and fears for churches in the coming year. 

Published in Ministry

Denominations need to realize — they can’t provide everything to everyone.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 14:47

Does anybody really know what tithing is?

And does anybody really care?

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:20

Spiritual gifts are from God

So why do they make us uncomfortable?

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 02 October 2014 15:24

How Hurricane Hugo broke a racial barrier

A story of Hope — and Greater Hope.

Published in Commentaries

What does it take to become fully immersed?

Published in Commentaries

During meetings Aug. 26-27, the North American Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response Network members discussed how to best address current and past disasters.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:07

Alban: A death and a resurrection

It’s time for those who desire to help congregations to reconceptualize their ministry.

Published in Commentaries

The FutureBaptists Convocation explores compelling visions for the half-century old North American Baptist Fellowship.

Published in Organizations

North America has at least 350,000 religious congregations. Every year about one percent of them die. That means that 10 years from now, 35,000 congregations will no longer exist. Will your church be one of them?

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