Lilly Endowment awards $1,000,000 grant to Passport, Inc. for The Growing Faith Initiative
Passport

Lilly Endowment awards $1,000,000 grant to Passport, Inc. for The Growing Faith Initiative

Passport’s Growing Faith Initiative offers digital resources, engagement opportunities, and accessible spiritual activities to families with youth and children. Passport, Inc., a national student ministry, has received a grant for $1,000,000 from the Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc to support The Growing Faith Initiative. This grant is the largest independent donation grant in Passport’s 30-year history … Continue reading

Andrew Root, The Congregation and Pastor in a Secular Age
Podcast

Andrew Root, The Congregation and Pastor in a Secular Age

Budget shrinking. Pastors quitting. Buildings aging. Membership declining. Frustration mounting. Pessimism rising.  These are defining characteristics of many churches in the modern era.  Many congregations felt like they were running out of time to make a positive change before the pandemic. However, now that time has been sped up by a globally-altering experience.  That pressure … Continue reading

General CBF

A Call to Spiritual Formation

It was my pleasure recently to attend the Renovare International Conference in beautiful San Antonio, Texas. Hosted partly at First Baptist Church of San Antonio and including Fellowship Baptists as workshop presenters and speakers, I was proud to be a Fellowship Baptist in the midst of so many fellow pilgrims. Consistent with their reputation, Renovare … Continue reading