The Great Commission Resurgence Evaluation Task Force is currently studying the effectiveness of the resurgence. One lens they must use is the perspective of Baptist associations.
To help them navigate the challenges of being a pastor, Midwestern Seminary has launched a new podcast: The Heart of Pastoring with Jared Wilson and Ronnie Martin.
It’s sobering. The Barna Group reported that our 8- to 12-year-olds are “on track to abandon Biblical Christianity in record numbers.”
As a pastor, I would want to be particularly involved in the children’s and student ministries. Here’s why …
While missions, outreach, education and other ministries are important, churches have discovered they would have been in serious trouble during the COVID-19 lockdown without a communications or media team.
Barna Group reported 58% of Christians spend uninterrupted time with God and that 57 percent find time to regularly read their Bibles. But, when it comes to discipleship activities, 39 percent of Christians are not involved …
In many parts of Illinois, there are pastors who have stayed in their churches for 15, maybe 20 years. And some longer than that, like maybe 25. But few have stayed 60 years.