Author: BCPM

“Gossip is idle talk or rumor, especially about the personal or private affairs of others. It forms one of the oldest and most common means of sharing (unproven) facts and views, but also has a reputation for the introduction of errors and other variations into the information transmitted. The term also carries implications that the news so transmitted (usually) has...

We must never forget every Christian is in a spiritual warfare and leaders are especially susceptible to the attack of the wicked one. The ministry is filled with many battles and many blessings, but the only possible way to avoid struggle is to give up. If the devil can sideline a preacher he will often destroy the ranks that follow....

I have divided the preparatory time for planting a church into six time periods. These categories describe the planning and preparation schedule for starting a new church. The three biggest failures of church planting are: a lack of preparation, a lack of hard work, and a failure to connect with people. Two years before the first service: 1. Locate a place to...

In most cases a new church planter must raise monthly support to help finance the starting of a new church. The importance of proper funding cannot be overstated. The old days of, “I’ll just go and get a job and start meeting in a store front” are all but over. Recognizing the importance of raising support behooves every new church...

The need for young men to start churches is greater than any time in history since the beginning of the first church at Jerusalem . Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.--Mat 9:37-38 Laborers...

Every pastor receives numerous calls from missionaries who are seeking financial support. The question of what to do when the missionary calls is an important one. When a missionary calls, if possible, answer the call and speak with them. They may spend valuable time and money by continually calling and trying to reach the pastor. Also, a terse response is...

Baptist Church Planting Ministry will be privileged to a be part of six new church plants in 2010. Here are the following locations for the church plants: February 7 - February 11 - Catalina, Arizona March 28 - April 1 - Parma, Ohio April 18 - April 22 - Bellfontaine, Ohio May 2 - May 6 - Crowley, Texas May 16- May 20 - Harrison,...