Four ways to honor your pastor this October Ronnie W. Floyd October is Pastor Appreciation Month Regardless of the size of your church, the length of time the pastor has served, or whether the relationship is healthy or not, honoring your pastor is the right thing to do. He is not an idol. He is
by Natalie Nation, IMB Changes and adjustments marked the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In the same way, our IMB Tokyo team adjusted plans more times than I can count. What started as a plan to host more than 200 volunteers turned into the 20 of us volunteering for our events. By God's grace, we
[caption id="attachment_9011" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Jeff Iorg is President of Gateway Seminary in Ontario, California[/caption] More than 25 years as a Southern Baptist denominational executive, preceded by more than a dozen years as a Southern Baptist pastor, has shaped my perspective on navigating the vagaries of working among and with such the large network known
After using our old HPBC logo for over a decade we wanted to better represent the fresh work that God is doing in and through our Hawaii Pacific Baptist churches.
Aloha Hawaii Pacific Baptists, we are thrilled to share the new logo with you! After using our old HPBC logo for over a decade we wanted to better represent the fresh work that God is doing in and through our Hawaii Pacific Baptist churches. We got help from Innovative Faith Resources (they produce Pacific Connector,
Churches make up the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention. The HPBC staff team supports these churches as they work together to be leaders in impacting God’s Kingdom throughout the Pacific and Asia. Dr. Chris Martin, HPBC Executive Director, recently wrote, “Regardless of the ministry need or ideas that you face, your HPBC staff team operates as
Today we invite you to pray for the churches throughout the Pacific and Asia: Our churches in Guam, Samoa, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, and The Philippines. Pray for these pastors and church leaders as they prepare for and lead worship gatherings, small-group discipleship, and as they “equip the saints for the work of ministry, to
Pray for Hawaii Pacific Baptists in the Hawaiian Islands, including those on Hawaii Island (The Big Island), Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Oahu, and Kauai. Pray for these pastors and church leaders as they prepare for and lead worship gatherings, small-group discipleship, and as they “equip the saints for the work of ministry, to build up the
God is doing new things in and through Hawaii Pacific Baptist churches as He encourages and challenges them by His Holy Spirit to see new ways of doing ministry. Pray for Hawaii Pacific Baptist church revitalization, rebirth, and growth. Pray for Hawaii Pacific Baptist church pastors and leaders as they make disciples who make disciples.
GenZ and Millennials are hungry for truth and authentic relationships. Youth and college students are in an influential time in their lives. They are looking to be connected and engaged. Hawaii Pacific Baptist Next Generations Ministries such as Baptist Collegiate Ministries and individual church student ministries are doing great work. They are reaching out to
The heart of the church is to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Churches are continually looking for creative ways to invite their neighbors; to reach their community. During the pandemic, outreach looked different. God continues to do something new in and through the church body. Pray for God to direct and guide church