April 2017 SWBA E-newsletter

Having trouble reading this email? Add info@wisconsinbaptist.org to your address book or view the online version. “Planting and Developing Prevailing Churches” April 2017 Newsletter church replant conference coming June 1 to reedsburg One of the great needs in our association is seeing church revitalization take place in our existing churches.  On June 1 we are conducting a conference geared toward our … Read More

March 2017 SWBA E-newsletter

Having trouble reading this email? Add info@wisconsinbaptist.org to your address book or view the online version. “Planting and Developing Prevailing Churches” March 2017 Newsletter swba quarterly meeting is march 30 Dear Friends in Christ,  please join us for our Spring Meeting this coming Thursday at the office of Red Village Church in Madison.   We have a very special guest coming … Read More

SWBA February 2017 E-newsletter

Having trouble reading this email? Add info@wisconsinbaptist.org to your address book or view the online version. “Planting and Developing Prevailing Churches” Feburary 2017 Newsletter march 30 spring quarterly meeting will have education focus Our Spring Quarterly Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30 at the office of Red Village Church in Madison.    Our special guest will be Chris Allen … Read More

January 2017 E-newsletter

Having trouble reading this email? Add info@wisconsinbaptist.org to your address book or view the online version. “Planting and Developing Prevailing Churches” January 2017 Newsletter thank you for your 2016 Gifts Thank you for your giving in 2016 to the Southern Wisconsin Baptist Association!   In this newsletter you will see the final report for giving for the month of December and … Read More

Rock of Hope Church in Wisconsin Dells

                  A church begins when God gives one person or one couple a vision to start a new church that will reach new people.    That took place when Aaron and Amanda Ramquist started working in the Wisconsin Dells region in the Spring of 2015.    Their church, Rock of Hope Church, … Read More

Investing In Changed Lives

As we near the end of 2016 we see that the need for the Gospel of Jesus Christ is more urgent than ever before in our lifetime.  In 2016 the Southern Wisconsin Baptist Association helped to facilitate three new churches getting started.  New churches do very well at reaching unchurched people and those without the good news of Jesus Christ. … Read More

5 Levels of Leadership

  John Maxwell has written a new book called The Five Levels of Leadership.   This book is simple  yet profound. Every who attempts to lead has experienced at least the first level.  With many years of wisdom and a humility Maxwell offers his readers some insight that is crucial for moving an organization forward.   To the right is the diagram that … Read More

Building a Powerful Prayer Life

One book that I have just read and am sharing with others in our association is How To Develop a Powerful Prayer Life by Greg Frizzell.  This book has been very helpful to me over the past month.  Frizzell is a former pastor in Memphis and currently works for the Oklahoma Baptist Convention. This past Saturday we handed this book … Read More

Black Friday

What do we need?  Apparently, we need a lot of stuff by watching all the people get up in the middle of the night or camp out for days at a time.   Deals to be had for Christmas gifts and things for themselves at bargain prices seem to be the motivation.   Millions of us watch what seems to … Read More

Moving Forward With Passion

This morning I just finished watching a documentary on Netflix of Martin Luther.  Luther’s passion for God and for the truth to be told to the world changed the course of human history.  Many followers of Christ have been inspired to new heights by studying Luther through the years. I realize that many of us will never take time to … Read More