World Day of Prayer Event: Baptist Mid-Missions Celebrating 100 Years of Ministry!

Michael WilburnChurch Blog

This Tuesday, October 15th Baptist Mid-Missions will launch its 100th anniversary year with an international prayer event broadcast on Facebook Live. From the home office in Cleveland, Ohio, this event will be hosted by BMM President Vernon Rosenau and President Emeritus Gary Anderson. You can mark yourself as interested or going to this event HERE. The online event begins at … Read More

What To Think About Kanye West

Michael WilburnChurch Blog

The news media recently reported Kanye West’s conversion to Christianity. West is a 42-year old rapper “who has long melded black gospel sounds with secular hip-hop” according to the New York Times. West has won 21 Grammy Awards, sold over 140 million albums, and has 29.2 million people following his Instagram account. He is perhaps best known for a controversial … Read More

Really Good News!

Thomas SmoakChurch Blog

We look forward to our time with Thomas Smoak during Immanuel’s International Missions Conference October 18-20! Watch as Thomas gives a preview of what is to come: 

Seeing and Serving God the Sender

Thomas SmoakChurch Blog

God is a missionary God. He is a sender of Good News. Whoever finds him and gets to know him quickly learns that his heart beats with the question, “Whom shall I send? Who will go for us?” During this year’s missionary conference we will listen for that call through Isaiah’s vision of heaven’s throne in Isaiah chapter 6. We’ll … Read More

Musical Reflections

Liz DillonChurch Blog

Music is such a huge part of our daily lives, that it is nearly impossible to imagine a full day without it, in some form or another. Radio, television, movies, advertising, even elevators and doctors’ offices, are full of that wonderful combination of melody, harmony and rhythm that we know as “music!” And so it is for those who worship … Read More


Tom SmithChurch Blog, Men's Ministry

If some thing or some word is mentioned often in God’s Word, it is wise to assume that it must be important. Such is the case with the word TRAP or SNARE. These words appear over 70 times in Scripture. By definition, the words mean almost the same thing: To catch or involve by trickery or wile; A position or … Read More

Fresh Eyes for Familiar Truths

Women's MinistryChurch Blog

“…He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” “I want to know Christ – yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings…” “I can do all this through him who gives … Read More

Making the Switch

Jonathan WhiteChurch Blog

We all know that change is inevitable. Whether we initiate it ourselves or someone else forces us to change, the ancient philosopher Heraclitus’ words certainly ring true: There is nothing more constant than change. So, think about a change that you enjoyed, and now think about one you didn’t. What was different about them? Why did you like the first … Read More

Pray for Family Fun Fest Follow-Up!

Jon DillonChurch Blog

I praise God for the perfect weather and great opportunity to connect with families in our community at our very first Family Fun Fest at TJ High School this past Saturday. I thank the Lord for the good participation and incredible spirit of many in our church who helped to make this happen. From those who worked directly with me … Read More

The Storm-Tossed Family

Michael WilburnChurch Blog

Russell Moore earned Christianity Today’s 2019 book of the year with The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home. Dr. Moore serves as the President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. The book’s goal is to shape the family in light of the cross, a reference to the Gospel that Jesus died for … Read More