Index to Christian magazines online. Very helpful for sermon and Bible study/Sunday School lesson preparation.
This page has information and links of interest to members of the ministerial staff (that is, other than the senior pastor). See also Church Health & Growth and Help for Hurting Ministers.
This is a sub-section found on the Church Health & Growth Page and is possibly the most complete listing of ministry team information on the Internet.
- Southern Baptist Missions Agencies
- Other Missions Agencies & Information
- Articles on Missions
- Sermons on Missions
- Information by Country
- Current Time around the World
- Translation Tools
- See also our index to John Piper's Missions Sermons
News & Views
If you have ever seen the Drudge Report's list of columnists, this page is kind of like that. It's a comprehensive index of news and opinion from Christian and secular news sources: newspapers, broadcast, internet sources, blogs, etc.
Outreach is a term Baptists use to cover the entire spectrum of evangelism, restoring backslidden Christians, Sunday School growth, etc. This is an extra index to help you find all the pages and sub-sections on the Baptist Start Page that relate to outreach.
This is a collection of materials used at First Baptist Church, Tallassee for the annual prayer emphasis. We got the idea from Bethelehem Baptist Church; so we also have an index to John Piper's Prayer Week Sermons.
BSP Index to John Piper's Prayer Week Sermons
Help for Hurting Pastors
Help for pastors and staff members who are feeling overwhelmed, under stress, under attack, or who in trouble. Sub-sections include:
- Stories and Testimonies
- Encouraging Messages
- Ministers' Personal Struggles & Growth
- Bitterness, anger, depression, etc.
- Minister's Professional Development
- Ministers' Family Life
- Ministers' Wives
- PK's - Preacher's Kids
- When Sin Preys on the Pastorium
- Conflict Resolution
- Staff Relationshps
- Someone's Trying to Run You Off
- Compensation Resources
Need a background for your sermon or a photo or cartoon to illustrate your point? We link to both free and commercial sites to help you find what you need.
See also Sermon section and the Sermon Illustrations section.
Is your church landlocked or in a changing context? Has there been talk about relocating? If your church is trying to decide this issue, First Baptist is sharing with you our experience. You will find information on the decision process and how to present the issue to your congregation. Page has on-site materials and links. As far as we can tell, this is the Internet's only index on relocation. Merger and multi-site materials are also found on this page. Be sure to look at Going Places With God, below.
See also Going Places EXTRA's
31-Day Devotional Guide for Churches Considering Relocation
Additional decision-making helps in appendix of devotional guide
* For more information about the devotional guide
* For extras - free materials not in the book
* To place your order
See also Church Building Programs.
Research & Homework Help
- Dictionaries & Reference Tools
- General Reference Tools
- Homework Help
- Online Books
- Translation Tools
Prayer & Revival
This page links to resources on prayer and revival, two very connected subjects - and both vitally needed.