How do we share the unchanging hope we’ve found in Jesus with a rapidly changing world? At Access 2023, a variety of speakers will share how the Gospel changes lives while offering encouragement, wisdom, and fresh models for moving forward into the future of ministry. Get more information about Access on our website here. Pastor […]
As I sit in my office each week, working on all that pastoral ministry demands of us, I realize how easy it would be to give little attention to what took place at our Charis Alliance conference in Kenya a few months ago. After all, we have sermons to write, people to visit, meetings to
In July 2022 eastern Kentucky was hit with a devastating flood. The Happy Church in Jackson, Ky., was impacted by the flood, but continued to minister to their community. Read more about the early efforts to restore the church here. When recently asked how things were going, Pastor Mike Tabor said, “We are doing really
At the end of April, Pataskala Grace Church in Central Ohio celebrated their fiftieth anniversary. The church began with a few families meeting for a Bible study in early 1973. As the group grew, Bill Gardner was called as interim pastor and they made plans for constructing their own building. The church was welcomed into
“We want you to get into the Word until the Word gets into you.”  I love that quote. Do you want the Scriptures to soak deeply into your life and be the overflow of your mouth and ministry? I do. I believe how we get into the Word effects how the Word gets into
Terry White, former executive director of Brethren Missionary Herald Co., was recently honored for his contributions to journalism. He served the organization from 2009–2012 and had a significant impact on the organization. He has also been involved in various other Charis Fellowship ministries. Read more about his impact at BMH in an archive post here.
Access features opportunities to engage in discussion and learning experiences that can help provide valuable ideas and resources for ministry and Christian living. These limited workshops were chosen specifically to facilitate conversation and education on topics related to moving forward in our ministry. We encourage everyone attending Access to participate in one workshop on Wednesday
The Northwest Focus Retreat, which was held on May 21–23, began with a special dedication service and dinner at Clear Lake Grace Brethren Camp in White Pass, Wash. Pastor Greg Howell, who passed away in November 2021, had a strong connection to Camp Clear Lake. Not only did he have an impactful experience there as