strategic planning

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Ministry Support Fund 2021

The Ministry Support Fund is a resource our churches and leaders can use to help meet specific needs in the life and work of the church. The first step in this process is for the church or leader to submit this application form which will help the association’s leaders determine […]

Protecting Your Ministry from Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Lawsuits

With the ruling by the Supreme Court on gay marriage, we have heard a significant wake up call concerning the church’s place in our American culture. That means that we need to be prepared for issues that may come our way in the future. That said, Dr. Russell Moore with […]

11 Church Hospitality Tips to Serve Guests

Thanks to Aubrey Malphurs and the Malphurs Group for this excellent post…read, share, serve your guests as you make disciples… 11 Church Hospitality Tips to Serve Guests – The Malphurs Group : The Malphurs Group.

What to do when your church changes | Pastor Joe McKeever

Take a look at this post by our friend, Joe McKeever – and come hear him when he visits us in Metrolina on October 23! (MBA Annual Meeting, FBC Matthews, Thursday, October 23 at 6:45 pm). What to do when your church changes | Pastor Joe McKeever.

Emmanuel Church reborn as Meeting Place

An exciting story of how churches in Metrolina are working together to do Kingdom ministry in their communities…read and share this with others! And, if we can talk with you and your church leadership about how you can be on mission in your community, please let me know – email: […]

MBA Annual Meeting 2013

This is to encourage the pastors, leaders and congregations in four family of churches to attend this year’s Metrolina Baptist Association Annual Meeting, to be held on Thursday, October 24 at Independence Hill Baptist Church, at 10220 Independence Hill Road, Huntersville. Our theme this year is “A Call to Obedience.” […]

Some pastors to watch out for

This article by Joe McKeever is candid but needed – helping pastor search committees discern the person they are considering to serve as their pastor – read, share, apply. (And, thanks, Joe, for sharing this with us!) Some pastors to watch out for | Pastor Joe McKeever.