CROSS-CULTURAL EVANGELISTIC RESOURCES
Be prepared for cross-cultural ministries. The world, with its different ethnic and religious groups, has come to a place near you. Be prepared to minister to these groups using helpful cross-cultural evangelistic resources available from RBP.
BAPTISM: ITS MEANING AND IMPORTANCE
Help people understand baptism. Teach your congregation the meaning and importance of baptism with such resources as Baptism: Who Needs It?, Baptism: Sprinkle? Pour? Immerse?, Welcome to the Family, and the certificate of baptism.
CHURCH PEWS AVAILABLE
Peace River Baptist Church, Punta Gorda, Florida, is remodeling and making twenty-seven 20 foot pews available. The pews have mauve/light maroon padding and are in excellent shape. The receiving church would need to provide transportation of the pews. For information, contact Pastor Stultz: Jim.Stultz@peaceriverbaptistfl.org; 941.740.0536.
MINISTRY HOUSE OFFERS PASTORS AND FAMILIES REFRESHMENT
Calvary Baptist Church, Quincy, Illinois, is making available a furnished home on its campus for ministry couples and families. Pastor Wayne Manago says, “We are calling the home the Ministry House and it is available rent free and utility cost free for short-term first-come stays. The home can be used for those needing a ministry break or are hurting and are in need of spiritual refreshment, a vacation, or just a time away. Biblical counseling is available if desired.” For more information, see Ministry House or contact Pastor Wayne or Priscilla at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219.628.1300.
MINISTRY ENRICHMENT CONFERENCE: CHURCH RENEWAL AND REVITALIZATION
Why isn’t my church growing, and what can I do about it? The M4 Ministry Enrichment Conference is coming Nov. 4–5 to Harvest New Beginnings in Oswego, Illinois. Scott Poling of Harvest New Beginnings and Pat Nemmers of Saylorville Church (Des Moines), two men who, by God’s grace, have lived and understand church renewal and revitalization, will be the keynote speakers for this fifth annual event. Interactive breakout sessions will foster fresh ideas and insightful interaction. The conference will also include opportunities for one-on-one discussions with experienced ministry leaders. Registration is now available at harvest.church/events/church/m4.