Momentum is a resource designed to encourage, equip, empower, and engage Colorado Baptist Ministry Leaders. Here you will find new content added weekly and full access to articles as well as our Archives.
For centuries, reaching the next generation is crucial for the church. Do you believe Generation Z is interested in Jesus? Many do, and this month we are trying to discover how to best reach them with the gospel.
in the gospel
In the month of August we are focusing in on the importance of partnerships we share across the state in order to move the gospel of Jesus Christ forward. Associational and convention partnerships. Church planting partnerships. A partnership of one church with two languages and the same gospel and mission. We truly can do much more together than we can apart.
Building Amazing Leadership Teams
What makes a good team? In sports, if you don’t have team chemistry, you’re not going very far. In business, it’s just as difficult. Inc. Magazine found that “only 1 in 5 hires are considered successful”.
So, what makes a good church leadership team? How do we take the guesswork out of our search processes and find the right fit for the right time? During July, we will have new articles each week that will address this subject.
Many Christians see their work as nothing more than a necessary evil. They don’t understand how their “ordinary” everyday life is part of the mission of God. However, a proper and biblical understanding is that all Christians are called to “full-time ministry,” doing work well for the glory of God, regardless of their specific vocation (1 Corinthians 10:31).
Culture aims to offer tips and tricks to families on parenting, marriage, and education. As Christians, how do we need to go back and test this advice against God’s Word? By doing this, it provides the framework needed to filter the new things we hear and see.
Navigating Cultural Divides in your Church
As ambassadors of Jesus, we must acknowledge that faithfulness to him requires us to communicate the gospel truth in a way that honors how Jesus modeled the great commission. What we say, how we say it, and when we say it all matter if we want to be an effective witness to the message and character of Jesus in our current cultural climate.
What comes to mind when we think of church growth? Are we only thinking numerically?
Momentum looks deeper into this subject to be reminded that we must live each day in faithful obedience to God and allow God to build His Church!
and Sin Out
Being a pastor and leader comes with its own unique set of challenges. This month, Momentum connects with pastors and leaders from around the state in managing the daily stress and avoiding pitfalls while still impacting God’s kingdom.
By John Pappert, Grace First Church, Colorado Springs, CO We’re a couple months into the new year, and that likely means
By Johnny Hunt, Vice President for Evangelism and Leadership, North American Mission Board When I look back on my 33 years
By Jeff Iorg, President, Gateway Seminary Leadership equals influence so increasing your influence increases your leadership effectiveness. One important source of
By Sandy K. Blaylock, Ken Caryl Church, Littleton, CO I saw the look in her eyes as she reached the children’s
By Michael McVey, Trinity Baptist Church, Gunnison, CO Think about these certainties: There are 24 hours in a day There are
By Bill Lighty, Next Step Guide, CO Baptists Developing effective and spiritually mature leaders is tough. It seems that about the
by Greg Teel, Calvary Baptist Church, Delta, CO For many of us, the Christmas season is a rush of overwhelming activities and