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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Find all of our Growing Together opportunities at https://nafwb.org/growing/. #NAFWB #BetterTogether