February 24, 2020
The stigma of drug addiction isn't always biblical. How should we serve those who are caught in this kind of abuse? Jim McComas joins us to share his story.
Jim is the CEO of Free Will Baptist Family Ministries, a ministry whose goal is to provide a strong support system which will enable children, adolescents, adults and senior citizens we serve to become productive and healthy members of the community.
February 19, 2020
David Williford has traveled thousands of miles across the country in his role as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Welch College. He shares some practical ways maintaining a good testimony in the air and on the road. He also shares his experience of how to speak to diverse audiences in various contexts.
February 13, 2020
Serving deaf people in a local church or community is rarely thought of. Christ cares for them, and we should too. But how can we go about it?
Tim and Amanda York serve with Free Will Baptist North American Ministries and have begun a ministry to the deaf population in Buffalo, New York.
They join the Better Together Podcast to discuss ways we can reach the deaf and minister to them.
February 12, 2020
Announcing the theme for the 2020 National Convention: "Overcome Evil with Good."
The theme is based on Romans 12:21, “Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.”
Further information about the convention, including the list of speakers, can be found at www.nafwb.org/convention.
February 10, 2020
Not only is there such a thing as a man and a woman, but they actually have different roles--and they're good! Christa Thornsbury, librarian at Welch College, joins us for a discussion on the Biblical roles of men and women.
Christa has also written an article in the February/March issue of ONE Magazine: It's Hard to Be a Woman.
February 3, 2020
Clint Morgan, general director of IM, Inc. joins the Better Together Podcast to discuss the practicality of a SWOT Analysis for churches and organizations. A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) Analysis can help with strategic planning to provide a good measure of where a church is going and how it will get there.
Download Guidelines for a Church SWOT Analysis
January 27, 2020
Episode 4 of the Better Together Podcast features W. Jackson Watts, pastor of Grace FWB Church in Missouri and member of the FWB Commission for Theological Integrity.
Jackson discusses practical ways for implementing the reading of Scripture in our corporate worship services. He has written "Guidelines for Scripture Reading" that can be used by churches.
January 20, 2020
Our guest for Episode 3 of the Better Together Podcast is Jose Rodriguez. Jose pastored for many years in Miami, Florida, and now serves as director of the Spanish Institute and Bible and Theology faculty at Welch College in Gallatin, TN. Jose joins us to discuss ministry in urban settings.