Have you felt the call to ministry but feel you do not have the resources (time, money, ability to relocate, etc.) to go to seminary? Are you a lay leader in your congregation who wants to add to your leadership skills? Would you like to be equipped to help your pastor with pastoral duties? Does the Holy Spirit seem to be moving you to prepare to serve a small congregation as a bi-vocational pastor? Then the Ministry Leadership Institute might be just what you're looking for! Applications now being accepted.
Massive floods and strong winds in Myanmar (formerly Burma) have disrupted the lives of more than 259,000 people across 12 of Myanmar's 14 states, according to an August 5th report of the United Nations' Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
The First Baptist Church of Marshall has been celebrating their 175th anniversary with a variety of events throughout 2015, culminating with a weekend celebration in August.
Live Free is a four-week stewardship emphasis produced by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center that invites your congregation to "take hold of the life that really is life."
The Metropolitan Detroit Association of American Baptist Churches Youth Committee funded a 4 week youth summer learning experience program in conjunction with Temple of Faith Baptist Church School in Detroit.
The Central Area is again sponsoring a fellowship event for seniors. This year's ninth annual event will be Thursday, September 17, at the Immanuel Baptist Church, Ypsilanti.
American Baptists from across the country and Puerto Rico gathered in Overland Park, Kansas, for the American Baptist Churches Biennial Mission Summit. The event followed board meetings of the program boards, highlighted by a joint board dinner and plenary session on Wednesday evening, June 24.