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Dear Pastor, Perhaps You Should Consider Resigning and Moving Part 2

Dear Pastor, Perhaps You Should Consider Resigning and Moving Part 2

May I ask you a question? What would hold you back? What would hold you back from resigning and moving your ministry somewhere else?

In the last article (You can read it here) I wrote about the explosive growth of the early Baptists and how the relocating of pastors helped multiply churches in those early years. In this article I would like to make it a bit more personal.

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Dear Pastor, Perhaps You Should Consider Resigning and Moving

Dear Pastor, Perhaps You Should Consider Resigning and Moving

The story of the Baptists in The United States has always fascinated me. The persecution that they experienced in the beginning, their fight for religious liberty, and their growth and prosperity is something to marvel at. Look at these numbers I found in Thomas Kidd’s book “Baptists in America” In 1776, there were roughly ten thousand Baptists in America. By 1800, there were one hundred thousand, and by 1848, there were approximately eight hundred thousand.

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Discipling Others  Part #2

Discipling Others Part #2

What book did Jesus use to help make His disciples? What material did He use? Answer: He didn’t. Neither did Paul, yet both were incredible disciple makers. When looking at the question “How do we make disciples”

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Lessons In Culture – Weddings

Lessons In Culture – Weddings

This past Saturday we went to our second wedding in South America. They are different. Really I like weddings here more than I do in the States, because they make a much bigger deal about it than we do. It is pretty much an all day event. So here are a few things that are different.

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Discipling Others

Discipling Others

I think the first step in discipling others is to love them. It was amazing to feel the change that came over me when early in the morning, little Ian Mark Bateman made his first appearance in this world.

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Shawn Bateman

Shawn Bateman

Missionary to Argentina

Shawn Bateman is a Christian, husband, father, and minister of Jesus Christ. He and his family are heading to Argentina to plant churches. Please consider partnering with us as we take the Gospel to Argentina!

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Shawn Bateman is a Christian, husband, father, and minister of Jesus Christ. He and his family are heading to Argentina to plant churches. Please consider partnering with us as we take the Gospel to Argentina!

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