Barron Martin, pastor of One Faith Christian Center, discusses the challenges of church planting in the inner city and how his church is having a spiritual impact by connecting with the community by serving.
TBC President David Leavell discusses the state of evangelism and the secret to seeing 50,000 people a year coming to saving faith in Jesus Christ and being set on the road to discipleship.
Chris Turner: Hello and welcome in to this addition of Radio BNR. I’m your host, Chris Turner, and today I have as guest David Leavell, pastor of First Baptist Church Millington and also currently the Tennessee Baptist Convention President. David, thanks for being with us today. [Read more…]
Tennessee Baptists have the opportunity to be involved in disaster relief on the island of Dominica, which was nearly totally destroyed. Phillip Hardee, of Bellevue Baptist Memphis, is leading that effort and answers questions in this episode for how you can be involved.
Is prayer dead? Are you praying specifically for family, friends and neighbors to come to saving faith in Christ? In this episode, David Evans of the TBMB explains how prayer not only is the lifeblood of the Christian, but the key to reaching people for Christ. He also explains the Pray4TN resource that helps people pray strategically for their neighbors by name.
Baptist and Reflector
FRANKLIN — The Baptist and Reflector has been telling the stories of Tennessee Baptists since 1835, and the staff is continually looking for new and better ways to disseminate those stories, said B&R editor Lonnie Wilkey.
In recent days, we have re-launched our Twitter account — with the new handle @TNBaptistNews — with hopes that it will become a continual source of news and information for our readers, he noted. [Read more…]
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…]