Chris Phillips is young, successful and was on the upwardly mobile professional path, but he walked away from it all to plant churches in Colorado, and extremely spiritually dry place. Why would he take his family and do that? The answer may surprise you.
When people think of Colorado they think of beautiful mountains, ski resorts and Big Sky country, Dave Howeth sees the deep spiritual need. Howeth is no stranger to pioneer missions and in this episode shares the challenges and the opportunities for those looking to make a gospel difference. [Read more…]
Pastor Kim McCroskey, pastor of Roaring Fork Baptist Church, discusses the Gatlinburg fires that destroyed the church, the church’s recovery and the impending dedication of the new building.
Lonnie Wilkey: Hello, and welcome to Radio B&R. I’m Lonnie Wilkey, editor of the Baptist & Reflector, and your host today. I’m on-site in Gatlinburg, Tennessee at Roaring Fork Baptist Church with Pastor Kim McCroskey. Kim, thank you for joining us today. [Read more…]
Nine out of 10 children in Tennessee are on course to reach adulthood having no relationship with Christ. VBS and BKC are key ministry opportunities that can change that statistic.
TRANSCRIPT:Chris Turner: Hello and welcome into this episode of Radio B&R. I’m your host Chris Turner, director of communications for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and today I’m joined by Donna Blaydes and Vicki Hulsey, children’s and preschool ministry specialists here at the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board. We are going to talk about vacation bible school but that’s not all we’re going to talk about. We’re also going to talk about backyard kid clubs so just to kind of jump in here, we’re really excited to have y’all with us. How are some ways in which churches, just the whole VBS and how it might’ve changed over the past few years as you’ve seen that evolve?
Bill Choate, state director for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board’s Baptist Collegiate Ministry, discusses the importance of BCM ministry in reaching young adults with the gospel. College campuses are a mission field ripe for the harvest, and Choate explains BCM ministries are in position to make a Kingdom difference. [Read more…]
Woman’s Missionary Union President Martha Pitts discusses all things WMU and the importance of ongoing missions education in the church. [Read more…]
Benjie Shaw, the TBMB’s campus student minister at UT Health Science Center – Memphis, talks about the challenges and strategies of reaching a Millennial generation with the gospel. Many have grown up with no church background or have wandered far from church. Benjie discusses how to engage and discuss deep spiritual questions. [Read more…]
Willie McLaurin, Director of Black Church Development for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, discusses the growth of the black church in Tennessee, mobilization, and being on mission. [Read more…]
In this episode of Radio B&R, TBMB ethnic church planting specialist William Burton discusses immigration, ethnic people in Tennessee and Great Commission opportunities for churches looking for a place to reach the nations right here in Tennessee.
Roc Collins, the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board’s newly named Director of Evangelism, sits down with Radio B&R to discuss his new role and the vision he has for seeing Tennessee Baptists reach their spiritually lost communities with the gospel.