Audio Conference for Pastors RELAUNCHED

The Audio Conference for Pastors has resumed production and is now available for download or listening Audio Conference for Pastorsonline. Several dozen archived episodes will be released soon on the new website (currently in pre-release) in addition to the newest episode on …

Community Evangelism in Flushing, MI
with Pastor Ed Emmerling

SOME OF THE ARCHIVED EPISODES CURRENTLY POSTED INCLUDE:

  • Keys To Conflict Resolution with Roy Edgemon
  • Comeback Churches with Ed Stetzer
  • Ministry That Matters with Johnny Hunt
  • Transforming Rural Churches with Shannon O’Dell
  • Developing Leaders in Small Churches with Terry Dorsett
  • Five 30-minute episodes on How to Launch a New Church with Brian Bloye, Gary Irby, Phil Spry, Sean Benesh & Adam Davis

Our prayer is that these recordings will be an encouragement to pastors and church leaders. Listen to all of the Audio Conference for Pastor podcasts at www.AudioConferenceForPastors.com. More of the archived episodes will be uploaded soon.

Church Equipping Conference Early Registration Deadline Extended

The early, discounted registration deadline for the Church Equipping Conference has been extended to July 31, 2014.  The time extension is an effort to make this training event available to the maximum number of people for the best possible price.  Early registration for the CEC is open now at www.register.bscm.org. More information is available at www.ChurchEquippingConference.com.

The Michigan Church Equipping Conference (CEC) is the Baptist State Convention of Michigan’s premier training event. Over fifty unique workshops will provide training for every leader in your church. The CEC is Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Roseville, Michigan.cec_RGB_300dpi

New this year: three-hour intensive workshops will be offered on Friday, September 12 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. These added workshops will be at no extra cost to registrants.  The two intensive workshops offered will deal with “Legal Issues Impacting Churches” and “Church Outreach and Marketing.”

Sheila West Announced as Church Equipping Conference Workshop Leader

We are excited to announce that Sheila West has been confirmed as a workshop leader at the 2014 Michigan Church Equipping Conference. Sheila will be leading women’s ministry workshops on the following topics: “Mobilizing Women to Serve through Women’s Ministry” and “Leading Women to Become Disciples Who Are Making Disciples.”

West, SheilaAs a wife, mother, grandmother, businesswoman, and national speaker, Sheila West understands the unique roles of women in a society filled with opportunities, demands, challenges, and turmoil.  Sheila’s friendly personality and fresh insights from scripture combine to make her an inspiring speaker and trusted Bible teacher who uses biblically sound truths and the transparency of her own life experiences to address these culturally relevant issues.

Sheila has years of experience as a platform, workshop and panel speaker. Through the use of story-telling, Sheila conveys fresh insights from God’s Word. With a testimony full of faith, hope, love and encouragement, Sheila equips and challenges women to experience God’s power through the daily application of His Word.

Sheila has appeared on numerous Christian radio and television broadcasts, including The 700 Club and 100 Huntley Street. She is the author of Beyond Chaos, published by NavPress.  Sheila has been involved in Women’s Ministry for over 30 years, previously serving as Director of Women’s Ministry at churches in Michigan and Florida.  Sheila also serves with LifeWay Christian Resources as a Lifeway Ministry Multiplier, training women nationwide in Women’s Ministry.  She is the founder of Real Living Ministries, www.reallivingministries.com,  a speaking ministry challenging women to experience the peace, power, and joy of an intimate relationship with the Father through “intentionally living a God-shaped life.”

Sheila and her husband, John, are the parents of two children and are always eager to tell all who will listen about their eight precious grandchildren.

The Michigan Church Equipping Conference (CEC) is the Baptist State Convention of Michigan’s premier training event.  Over fifty unique workshops will provide training for every leader in your church.  The CEC is Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Roseville, Michigan.  Early registration for the CEC is open now at www.register.bscm.com. More information is available at www.ChurchEquippingConference.com.

Operation 1-Day: Serving Across Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact:
Cindy Bradley
Baptist State Convention of Michigan
810/714-1907 or 618/303-0926
810/714-1955
cindy@bscm.org
www.michiganbaptists.org

 

Operation 1-Day:  Serving Across Michigan

Eber Memorial Baptist Church, 19001 Schoolcraft, Detroit, MI  48223

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Springwells Avenue Baptist Church

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Central Baptist Church, 2211 North Center Road, Flint, MI  48506

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Saginaw Valley Baptist Church, 3770 North Center Road, Saginaw, MI  48603

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Eber Memorial Baptist Church and Springwells Avenue Baptist Church in Detroit, Central Baptist Church in Flint and Saginaw Valley Baptist Church in Saginaw in partnership with the Baptist State Convention of Michigan are serving as host churches for a variety of ministry projects that will take place in their communities on Saturday, May 31, 2015.

 

Operation 1-Day: Serving Across Michigan is a low-cost, low-commitment type of mission trip.  Sort of a “trial-size” mission trip.  For just $20 per person, individuals can participate on a variety of community mission project teams such as, painting school classrooms, cleaning up vacant lots, planting a community garden, sprucing up a church building, sprucing up a school playground, evangelistic outreach, prayerwalking and picking up trash in a neighborhood and building a community amphitheatre…to name a few.

 

Participants will also receive an Operation 1-Day t-shirt, end of the day pizza and ministry project supplies for their $20.

 

The Eber Memorial location is coordinated by Wayne and Pam Vann of Michigan LifeChangers.  The Vann’s may be reached at golifechanger@aol.com.  Another partner at the Eber Memorial location is Neighbors Building Brightmoor.  Riet Schumack is the contact for Neighbors Building Brightmoor and can be reached at rschumack@gmail.com or  neighborsbuildingbrightmoor@gmail.com. Reverend Darryl Harden is pastor at Eber Memorial Baptist church and may be contacted through the church’s phone number at (313) 273-2532. 

 

The Springwells Avenue location is coordinated by Reverend Nathanial Bishop.  Bishop serves as the Church Strengthener/Mobilizer for the Greater Detroit Baptist Association and can be reached at detbaptassn@sbcglobal.net.  Reverend Kevin Clark is pastor at Springwells Avenue Baptist Church and can be reached at preacherkev@att.net.

 

The Central Baptist Church location is coordinated by Reverend Jim Marcus.  Marcus serves as the Church Starting Strategist for the Baptist State Convention of Michigan in Region 3 and may be reached at  jmarcus@bscm.org.  Reverend Carl Petty is pastor of Central Baptist and can be reached at 810-845-6163.

 

The Saginaw location is coordinated by Patty Albright.  Patty serves at the administrative assistant for Bay Area Baptist Association and can be reached at patty@baybaptist.net. Reverend Rick Bowen serves as pastor at Saginaw Valley Baptist Church and can be reached at rab13053@aol.com.

 

Since November of 1951 the Baptist State Convention of Michigan has been continuing in its purpose of assisting and establishing and developing Southern Baptist churches in Michigan and in providing a means for these autonomous churches to work together in a common goal of fulfilling the Great Commission. Dr. Bobby Gilstrap is the lead missionary and Executive Director/Treasurer for BSCM.  Currently the ministry offices are located at 8420 Runyan Lake Road in Fenton, Michigan. For more information about BSCM go to www.michiganbaptists.org.

 

Cindy Bradley is the state missionary for Community Evangelism and Missions Ministries.