MCWR Update for You and Your Church

In light of the situation we are experiencing now – and understanding that our way of living is changing more and more every day, I wish I could sit down and have a heart-to-heart conversation with you. Since this isn’t our current reality – I’ve decided to make a video to address some big topics […]

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How Church Leaders are Responding to the Challenges of COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) creeped onto the world scene only a few months ago and has spread at breakneck speed, disrupting societies, social units, healthcare systems, and entire economies. Many are wondering how the Church, historically a beacon of hope in times of distress, is faring. Because we wanted to know more about how churches were […]

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Quickly establish online giving with Generosity by LifeWay

There’s no better time to set up online giving. The Bible reminds us that giving is a key part of the Christian life. But with the COVID-19 pandemic at hand, many church members are unable to physically gather and even offer their generous gifts to the church. Amidst a challenging time for many congregations, our […]

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Top COVID-19 Ideas for Churches

Top COVID-19 Ideas for Churches 1. Offering – use your database to determine givers that use cash and checks and mail them 8 prepaid envelopes and an encouraging letter. 2. Elders – read Psalm 91 each day and share what God is saying to you. 3. Statements heard this week: The churches that survive and […]

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Microchurches Positioned for a Pandemic

The below article was written for Exponential by Ralph Moore. Please join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, March 24, at 1:00 p.m. ET featuring Ralph Moore, Rob Wegner, and Daniel Yang as they discuss how the church today can tap into the micro expressions which may actually fuel greater growth and depth of […]

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What Church leaders can do to help during COVID-19

We conducted this interview last night (Sunday) with Dr. Justin Schwalbe (Family Doctor) and Dr. Martin Magers (Pathologist from Ann Arbor, MI) as they shared their medical perspective on COVID-19 and what the medical community desperately needs from us as church leaders and business leaders.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4vnqILmH9I&feature=youtu.be Our Executive Pastor spoke with Dr. Mark Fox (the deputy […]

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URGENT CALL TO UNITED PRAYER:

In light of the current pandemic related to Covid-19, we are calling the people of the Missionary Church to united, persistent, extraordinary prayer. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary prayer. Most who are reading this are already praying. This call to prayer is an attempt to unite us in prayer and create some rhythms of prayer. […]

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DEALING WITH THE CORONAVIRUS

How should churches handle the coronavirus? That’s the question congregations around the country are grappling with since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.   I surveyed a cross-section of pastors in my “tribe” regarding the steps they are taking. Following is a summary of the most common best practices that emerged from their feedback as well […]

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Thank You to Grabill Missionary Church from World Partners

When a small group from Grabill Missionary Church (Grabill, Indiana) decided to adopt Nathan, Christina, and Marco Duran, World Partners staff in Argentina, they couldn’t have guessed how God would use their modest resources to build His Kingdom in Buenos Aires!  The small group’s Christmas offering was initially expected to offer some extra funds to […]

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