Discount Code for Global Leadership Summit 2017

The Global Leadership Summit Thursday – Friday, August 10-11, 2017 Priority/Referral Code is:  17TGLSCRFT.  Register at www.willowcreek.com/summit  to get your ticket for only $139.00   You have influence. Join 400,000 of your peers to learn how to maximize it with Two Days of World-Class Leadership Training Gain exclusive access to the LIVE HD telecast of the Summit at one of 600+ …

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RMCN Spring Ministry Retreat: Leadership: Being a Culture Sculptor

In an article in the magazine Executive Leadership, Dick Clark, CEO of the pharmaceutical firm Merck noted: “The fact is, culture eats strategy for lunch. You can have a good strategy in place, but if you don’t have the culture and the enabling systems, the [negative] culture of the organization will defeat the strategy.” Samuel Chand notes the importance of organizational culture: …

PREACHING BIBLICAL NARRATIVES

God’s primary way of communicating truth is through story.  Over 50% of the Bible was written in narrative form.  Seldom however, in our Biblical and Theological training are we taught how to understand, interpret and preach stories.  The results are that often stories are used to illustrate teachings found in other passages or treated as allegories.  Much of the theological …

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Preaching with Authority in a Secular Age

How do we handle the scriptures with integrity and preach with biblical authority yet do so in a way that still connects to the culture and concerns of people who live in a modern and secular world?  How do we move from a text written over 2000 years ago to a relevant and transformational message? Date:                        September 20 , 2017, …

Kingdom Theology and the Ministry of the Church

Jesus talked about the Kingdom all the time – more than any other subject.  But, what difference does the theology of the Kingdom make in the practice of ministry and the mission of the church?  If we are to be seeking the Kingdom first what does that mean in a practical way in how and what we do in church? …

Quiet Time: A 30-day Devotional Retreat for Moms in the Trenches

By Samantha Krieger (wife of Pastor Krieger in the RMCN Region) is a pastor’s wife, mother, and author. For more than 14 years, she has been writing for leading Christian magazines, books, websites, and devotionals. Prior to becoming a stay-at-home mom, she wrote and edited Bible study curriculum for RightNow Media alongside the video teaching of pastors and authors including Max Lucado, …

MealTrain Can Help Churches Reach Their Communities

Meal Train is a tool to use to organize meals for a friend after a birth, surgery or illness. When a friend is in need, everyone asks “What can I do to help?” The answer is always to make a meal. When many friends make and deliver a meal, this is a meal train. This website helps eliminate confusion and increase …

Saving for tomorrow starts today

We all know it’s important to start saving for retirement. But 40 million working-age households – nearly 50% – do not have any retirement savings. All employees are eligible. CB America has partnered with GuideStone Financial Resources to provide a new retirement option. The retirement plan is offered through the Northwest Conservative Baptist Association. Set up your CB America retirement …

Local Church in Denver Has a NEIGHBORHOOD INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Statistics and independent research indicate that possibly up to 40 percent of the population immediately around Galilee Baptist Church in Denver, Colorado have immigrated from Africa, Asia, and the southern parts of the Americas.  The estimate is that there are roughly ten thousand people living in apartments within one mile of the church.  The people of the church, which is …

The Network is Back Up!

“The Network is Back Up!” By Stan Rieb We have all experienced it.  It is a fairly common occurrence in our ever increasingly technologically connected world. Because it is our connection to the information we seek and a crucial path to the communication of our vision and purpose, a connection to the internet or “network” has become essential for many …