Seven Questions to Ask Before You Dig a Well in Africa, Part 3

By Jeff Palmer This is the third blog in a series of discussions about a biblical, sustainable missions strategy for your church. Question 2– Does this project involve, empower, and enhance the development of local believers? On the surface, this question looks identical to the first one. However, this question focuses specifically on the involvement, […]

Seven Questions to Ask Before You Dig a Well in Africa, Part 2

In the previous post, I talked about the importance of evaluating your church’s missions strategy to make sure it results in long-term, sustainable change and the intentional spread of the gospel message. Over the next seven blogs, I will provide valuable questions to help you assess your church’s approach to missions. Question 1: Does this missions […]

Go2 Livestream (featuring: JD Greear & David Platt)

B21 would like our readers to know about the Go2 Challenge and an upcoming Webinar conversation on November 14th between J.D. Greear and David Platt. Below you will find out more about what this challenge is, along with documents for promotion at your church. Interested individuals can sign up for the Webinar here! Watch the Video: […]

AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER TO THE NATIONS: Becoming a Runway for Sent Ones

By Matt Rogers We want to be a church that is an aircraft carrier to the nations. That is, we want our church to be a runway for sent ones. I’ve cast this vision hundreds of times in the life of our ten-year-old church in Greenville, South Carolina. By virtue of our location, we have […]

Replant: Covenant Hope’s Story

In the fall of 2017, Good Hope Baptist Church in Youngsville, NC needed a change. Despite a 200-year legacy of preaching, evangelism, and service, Good Hope was on a trajectory of joining the 1,000 SBC churches that close their doors every year. With hope for the future of their church, Good Hope started conversations with the […]

Lessons Learned in Church Planting

Our friends at the Pillar Network sat down with church planter Fabian Portunato, lead pastor of Revolution Church in Miami, Florida, to discuss one thing he knows now that he wishes he knew prior to launching. Watch his response below.

“I Can’t Be As Good As God.”

“the gospel is only good news if it gets there on time.” -Carl C. F. Henry I was with a friend. We just finished breakfast and ordered an Uber for the airport. Our driver, smiling ear to ear was interesting, fun and creative. He had what I would consider Chicago style blues playing in his […]

Message Mondays: “Advancing the Gospel as a Church” by Eric Bancroft

Beginning today, on Mondays, Baptist21 will highlight a weekly sermon. It is our hope to expose our readers to faithful expositors and faithful exposition. Many of these featured sermons will come from pastors’ connected to Baptist21, the Pillar Network, and the larger SBC.  Please consider adding our “Message Mondays” to your weekly routine! This Week’s Sermon […]

Introducing #OneforSeven

What difference can one dollar make? Well, one dollar a week from each active Southern Baptist could double the number of IMB missionaries on the field. Our friends at Brainerd Baptist Church and the IMB have just recently rolled out a new initiative called ONEforSEVEN. This initiative encourages each Southern Baptist to give an additional […]

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