“It can be fun to do good for others,” says Jeff Scott, pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Mechanicsville, Va. That’s why the congregation is asking area voters, “Which presidential candidate is the most full of beans?” and using donations of canned beans to benefit
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship commissioned eight field personnel and church starters at the group's annual general assembly. And in a challenge to the CBF, Phil Christopher, pastor of First Baptist Church in Abilene, talked about his church's $5 million capital campaign for
Congregations must consider several aspects when trying to decide whether to relocate their facilities -- their understanding of God's mission for them, finances, cultural changes and member needs, among a host of others.
A period of guided spiritual direction is often recommended for Christians struggling with their enthusiasm for discipleship. The same principle holds for congregations, says a program participant at at upcoming training event sponsored by North Carolina CBF.