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What Happened at the International Fellowship of Free Will Baptists and Why Should You Care? – Dr. Kenneth Eagleton

What Happened at the International Fellowship of Free Will Baptists and Why Should You Care? – Dr. Kenneth Eagleton

October 20, 2022

“When they come to the meeting of the International Fellowship and they see what God is going around the world through Free Will Baptists, it is encouraging to them.”

Dr. Kenneth Eagleton, director of field partnerships for IM, Inc. and secretary of the International Fellowship of Free Will Baptists, gives a recap of the triennial meeting of the fellowship, where nine countries were represented. He shares updates about the various works of Free Will Baptists around the world, the challenges they face, and the ways we can pray for and encourage each other. #NAFWB #BetterTogether

Ways to Fast – Dr. Fred Yerby

Ways to Fast – Dr. Fred Yerby

October 17, 2022

“Whatever you might do on a regular basis that consumes your time that could be better used in prayer and trying to grow your relationship with Lord.”

Dr. Fred Yerby, family medicine specialist, describes fasting, its benefits, and the methods for doing so, even for those with special health challenges. He also discusses the three various categories of fasting: major, minor, and social.

NAFWB has set aside Tuesday, November 1 for a denominational day of fasting and prayer. For more on the day and resources to help, visit https://nafwb.org/fasting/. #NAFWB #BetterTogether #Fasting #Prayer

Day of Fasting & Prayer

Day of Fasting & Prayer

October 13, 2022
A resolution adopted at the 2022 National Convention called on Free Will Baptists to set aside Tuesday, November 1, as a day of fasting and prayer.
 
Executive Secretary Eddie Moody and Moderator Tim York give an overview of the resolution and call on all Free Will Baptists to participate in this denominational effort.
 
For the full resolution and more resources for the day, visit https://nafwb.org/fasting/#NAFWB #BetterTogether #Fasting #Prayer #Repentance
Why Do Free Will Baptists Need to Repent? – Stan Bunch & Chris Todd

Why Do Free Will Baptists Need to Repent? – Stan Bunch & Chris Todd

October 10, 2022
Stan Bunch, executive director for MOFWB, and Chris Todd, executive secretary for SCFWB, discuss the “Resolution of Repentance” that was adopted by delegates to the 2022 National Convention. Stan and Chris discuss the thought and context behind the resolution, each of their states passing it to be sent on to the national, and serving on the Resolutions Committee, which ultimately recommended it to the body of the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Inc.
 
 
The resolution calls for the denomination to set aside Tuesday, November 1, as a day of fasting and prayer. Resources for this day will be released in the coming weeks. #NAFWB #BetterTogether #Repentance
Support Your Pastor – Dr. Gordon Penfold

Support Your Pastor – Dr. Gordon Penfold

October 6, 2022

“A lot of churches don’t give their pastor the freedom to lead.”

Dr. Gordon Penfold, co-founder of Turnaround Pastors, talks about the responsibilities, challenges, and struggles facing our pastors and how congregants can recognize those hardships and support and encourage their pastors. #NAFWB #BetterTogether #PastorAppreciationMonth

 

The Compounding Impact of Complaining - Dr. Thom Rainer

The Compounding Impact of Complaining - Dr. Thom Rainer

October 3, 2022

“No matter the polity, church members feel like the pastor reports to them, but that doesn’t mean every pastor needs a boss every day to tell him what he’s doing wrong.”

Dr. Thom Rainer, Founder and CEO of Church Answers, discusses the effects of church members constantly complaining to the pastor, and encourages ways to find alternatives for bringing criticism to him. #NAFWB #BetterTogether #PastorAppreciationMonth

 

Using Child Evangelism Fellowship to Reach Your Community - Jeff Nichols & Don Phares

Using Child Evangelism Fellowship to Reach Your Community - Jeff Nichols & Don Phares

September 26, 2022

Don G. Phares and Jeff Nichols join the podcast to talk about resources offered by Child Evangelism Fellowship to help churches reach their local schools and communities.

Don serves as associate director for Child Evangelism Fellowship USA ministries and Jeff is state director for CEF of Tennessee.

To learn more about the resources offered by CEF, visit https://www.cefonline.com. #NAFWB #BetterTogether

Welch College Introduces M.A. in Humanities – Dr. J. Matthew Pinson & Dr. Matthew McAffee

Welch College Introduces M.A. in Humanities – Dr. J. Matthew Pinson & Dr. Matthew McAffee

September 22, 2022

Welch College President Dr. J. Matthew Pinson and Provost Dr. Matthew McAffee join the podcast to promote the college’s new graduate degree, Master of Arts (M.A.) in Humanities.

Find more about the program objectives, requirements, and application procedures:  https://welch.edu/academics/graduate-programs/ma-master-arts-degree-humanities/. #NAFWB #BetterTogether #HigherEducation

The Ministry of Hospice Chaplaincy - Zach Maloney

The Ministry of Hospice Chaplaincy - Zach Maloney

September 19, 2022

Zach Maloney, chaplain at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, describes what lead him to hospice chaplaincy, the ministry that he has, and the impact it makes on those involved.

Read Zach’s article “Finding God’s Will,” from the June-July issue of ONE Magazine: http://www.nafwb.org/onemag/finding_will.htm. #NAFWB #BetterTogether

Why I Am a Free Will Baptist – Edwin Hayes

Why I Am a Free Will Baptist – Edwin Hayes

September 15, 2022

Edwin Hayes previews his upcoming two-part series, “Why I Am a Free Will Baptist.” The series will take place October 11 and 25 via Zoom as part of our Growing Together initiative.

Edwin recently retired as executive secretary of the Ohio State Association of Free Will Baptists.

Register for the series by emailing questions@nafwb.org. Find all of our Growing Together opportunities at https://nafwb.org/growing/. #NAFWB #BetterTogether

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