At Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock a group of ladies meet every other week and pray specifically for the church, including its
The Shepherds Conference, which is also sponsored by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, Williams Baptist University and Ouachita Baptist University, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Arkansas Baptist Children & Family Ministries’ central office, 9701 W. Markham St., in Little Rock.
As pastors think about their greatest needs, some of those go beyond their ministries and are instead connected to their personal lives. Many pastors worry about their time management skills and how they can balance all the responsibilities they have at church and at home.
Disciple-making is the primary call of every pastor, and most recognize this as a skill they should continue to develop as church leaders.
TOKYO (BP) – Japan’s population is aging. Almost 30 percent of its population is 65 years old and older. This statistic is affecting church planting, church health and church growth. International Mission Board missionaries and Japanese Christians must answer the question, “Who will lead the next generation of believers?”
At the recent Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, the topic of pastoral sexual abuse and assault dominated much of the conversation and business, including passing a resolution that “any person who has committed sexual abuse is permanently disqualified from holding the office of pastor.”