by Jim Hill A few weeks ago I had the privilege of representing Churchnet at the Annual Gathering of the Baptist World Alliance. Forestal Lawton, Director of the Men’s Department of the BWA and Vice President of Churchnet, and Brian Kaylor, Communications & Engagement Leader for Churchnet, also attended the
by Jim Hill It seems like we had a long, cold winter, and that makes the coming of spring even more wonderful. As we drove to church to celebrate Easter this past Sunday, I marveled at the beauty breaking out all around us. We have five brilliant red bud trees
by Brian Kaylor Last week in Philadelphia, about 90 Baptists from across North America gathered to celebrate past Baptist collaboration and to dialogue about the future. Called “FutureBaptists,” the two-day event at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church was held to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the North American Baptist Fellowship (NABF).
by Jim Hill This year Churchnet will begin our fifth year in a five-year emphasis on Share Hope. Our Share Hope emphasis grew out of our last strategy planning process called First Priority 2015. The emphasis seeks to encourage, equip, and assist churches as they mobilize their members to share
by Brian Kaylor As cold winds filled the air in Jefferson City on January 23, more than 300 people crammed into the sanctuary at Quinn Chapel AME Church for the founding convention of “Faith Voices for Jefferson City.” This new community advocacy organization is a local chapter of Missouri Faith
by Jim Hill Charles Sheldon wrote a book in 1896 entitled In His Steps. It was subtitled What Would Jesus Do? The book grew out of a series of sermons he delivered in his congregation. The thrust of his book was that Jesus was not only our Savior, but also