The challenges of church revitalization
By James Pope, Pastor, North Arundel Church Baptist churches are like cats. In the words of Lyle Schaller, no one
Church revitalization is possible but it’s not easy, say pastors
By Sharon Mager, BaptistLIFE correspondent Andrew Morgan, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church, Salisbury, was called to the church in January
Turning Around Journey —continuing to follow Jesus
By Sharon Mager, BaptistLIFE correspondent COLUMBIA, Md.—Churches, aware that they are plateaued or in early stages of decline and willing
Growing God’s church… through legacy churches
How will history remember us? When a church gets to a place where it’s declining, almost dying, how can you
Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network/BCMD churches find new life through restoration, revival and resurrection
By Sharon Mager, BaptistLIFE correspondent COLUMBIA, Md.—Some Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network/BCMD churches find that merging established churches and new plants is
Growing God’s church… through tomorrow’s leaders
How can today’s students be tomorrow’s church? Doug DuBois, missionary for student evangelism for the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network/BCMD, shares his
Because of BSM, Matt Jones says, “I am so much more in love with Jesus”
By Sharon Mager NEWARK, Del.—University of Delaware (UOD) graduate Matt Jones went to college looking for Gatsby’s green light—the American
Mentoring/training results in new English ministry at Korean church
By Sharon Mager, BaptistLIFE coorespondent At the University of Maryland, Mila Choie, daughter of Joeng Choie, pastor of Morning Light
Leadership Lab students strategize, implement own ministry ideas
By Shannon Baker MIDDLETOWN, Md.—It was a fun activity, but it had a deeper message. As nearly 20 teenagers took
Baptist Student Ministries opened her eyes to sin
By Sharon Mager, BaptistLIFE correspondent NEWARK, Del.—Kelsey Maier thought she knew Jesus before she headed off to begin her studies
Growing God’s church… one language at a time
Worshippers from many languages and tongues belong to many churches in the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network/BCMD, making it one of the
Reaching the nations through ESL/citizenship classes
By Shannon Baker LAUREL, Md.—Jessie Liang (not her real name) earned a Ph.D. in China but when her husband’s job