Top 5 resources for March
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Every month, we spotlight five free and helpful resources for you as you seek to walk closely with the Lord and make disciples. Many of these resources are created by the staff of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) to help meet the ministry needs of pastors and lay leaders across the state.
This month’s resources include highlights on areas such as church planting, church health and revitalization, and more
In addition to the resources featured here, many more can be found at ncbaptist.org/resources. You may also follow @ncbaptist on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, where we'll share other helpful resources throughout the month.
Easter Family Devotional
In the days prior to Easter, the world will celebrate the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. To help you and your family prepare for this special season, a 15-day reading plan, discussion guide, prayer prompts and suggested activities are provided in this booklet. The reading plan includes 15 days of reading followed by discussion questions to help foster conversation.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/faithathome | Follow: @FaithAtHomeNC
Every church is called to make disciples, but did you know that various studies report that at least 80 percent of Southern Baptist churches are either plateaued or declining? This tool can help churches begin to assess the health of their respective congregation. Based on responses, churches and church leaders can prayerfully determine their next steps related to revitalization.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/revitalize | Follow: @ncbaptist
20 most Strategic Campuses
Reaching next generations with the gospel is pivotal. With more than 100 of the 148 college campuses in North Carolina unengaged with the gospel, college campuses are a daunting mission field for N.C. Baptist churches. The Collegiate Partnerships Team has identified the 20 most strategic campuses in North Carolina for multiplying gospel impact. Find a college campus near you and consider having your church adopt a campus.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/collegiate | Follow: @nocampusleft
Mission of God
The Mission of God Bible study series walks through Scripture, showing God's desire to see all people groups come to faith in Jesus Christ. With discussion questions included, the study may be used for small groups, a teaching series for Sunday or Wednesday nights, or as an enhancement to a pastor’s personal study of the mission of God.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/missionofgod | Follow: @ncbaptist
See here a snapshot of ministry among N.C. baptists this past quarter. With updates on missions giving, upcoming events and brief highlights from a number of different ministry teams, stay up to date with the ministries of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
Visit: ncbaptist.org | Follow: @ncbaptist