Become a Multiplying Church Leader church planting church planting movements disciple discipleship May 31, 2023

Here is the recording of my interview with Dr. David Nelms, Founder and President of The Timothy Initiative.  In this video, we talk about the need for Micro Churches to reach people who are currently being missed by Legacy Churches.  We are offering free TTI training through our...

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What is Obedience-Based Discipleship? church multiplication church planting movements discipleship May 16, 2023

Church Planting Movements (CPMs) are movements of God where churches multiply rapidly - reaching to four generations in less than two years. Reports are coming in from all over the world where Christian churches are seeing rapid multiplication.  Multiplication of churches stems from the...

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The AI Challenge: A Biblical Response ai lunch and learn May 02, 2023

 Updated 5/11/23

Dr. Geoffrey Hinton, known as "the Godfather of AI," quit his job at Google so that he could openly criticize the technology that he helped to create.  According to an article in the New York Times:

His immediate concern is that the internet will be flooded with...

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Video Replay: Estate Planning with Rick Wheeler church finance financial management Feb 02, 2023

 

Florida Baptist Financial Services welcomed Rick Wheeler as the new president and chief executive officer January 2020. Since 1947, Florida Baptist Financial Services has been committed to helping Florida Baptist churches and individuals be good stewards of all God has entrusted to...

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Video Replay: Being the Church in the Marketplace with Robert Lopez discipleship lunch and learn Jan 12, 2023

Robert Lopez serves as Corporate Pastor for Fidelity Manufacturing in Ocala, FL.  Robert is skilled in multi media and digital marketing as well as video production and editing. Previously Robert served as Pastor of churches in Florida Nevada and California. He also served as...

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Video Replay: State of Theology Survey Review and Implications church health discipleship theology Dec 01, 2022

Update: Watch all four videos and access the survey results at reach.mba/theology-review.

 

Every two years Life Way Research and Ligonier Ministries partner together to take the theological pulse of Americans. The latest findings have been published at thestateoftheology.com....

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We are on Kajabi! websites Nov 07, 2022

We've launched our new website on the Kajabi platform. Our previous platform provider had notified us that they were no longer offering their services and since we were already using some of the Kajabi features, we've fully switched to Kajabi for our new website.

Our new website platform...

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Video Replay: Navigating the Digital Mission Field with Asher Segelken church growth church websites google lunch and learn Nov 01, 2022

Asher Segelken is the founder of Good Grain Creative, a digital communications agency for churches based in Nashville Tennessee. Asher is a storyteller at heart, passionate about meeting and working alongside people and sharing God's love with them. When he’s not working, he enjoys...

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Video Replay: How to Lead Like Jesus Sep 22, 2022

Here is the video replay of our September, 2022 Lunch and Learn on How to Lead Like Jesus. This is a 30 minute overview of the Lead Like Jesus Encounter. For more information about scheduling an LLJ Encounter for your church, business, or organization, go to www.reach.mba/jesus

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Stewardship Development Coaching Available to MBA Churches church finance coaching fundraising leadership development stewardship Sep 05, 2022

Updated 12/5/22: The first meeting will be January 25, 2023 starting at 10:30 a.m. with lunch following. 

Florida Baptist Financial Services is offering free Stewardship Development Coaching for active MBA churches.  A small group of up to 2 representatives from 6-10 churches will...

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The Great Exchange: Trading Busyness for Fruitful Productivity leadership development Jul 28, 2022

Here is the video replay of our July 2022 Lunch and Learn at the MBA Missionary Resource Center. Don Meadows presented: "The Great Exchange: Trading Busyness for Fruitful Productivity. Based on the book, At Your Best by Carey Nieuwhof.

Out of all we do, priorities matter the most. This is what...

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Where New Churches are Needed Jul 11, 2022

As the population of the Ocala / Marion metro area continues to grow, MBA Churches are addressing the need to plant more churches to keep up with population growth. So, where will these new churches need to be located?

According to the Ocala Metro CEP, Approximately 2/3 or Marion County is set...

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