What Mission Focus Means to Me

What Mission Focus Means to Me

Alvaro Briones is a leader in C&YA. He is an active discipler and is helping to plant a men’s Bible study at UMKC. Alvaro's testimony is an encouragement to our fellowship, particularly in how he serves God and his people. In this post, Alvaro shares what God showed him last year at Mission Focus and how his heart’s desire is to see the Lord’s kingdom advanced.

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What is Baptism, Really?

What is Baptism, Really?

Brett Bartlett is the pastor of Wyldewood Baptist Church in Michigan, one of the churches in the Living Faith Fellowship. Brett has taught several classes in the Living Faith Bible Institute and is passionate about the word of God and upholding it with integrity. In this post he clearly lays out what the Bible says about baptism, and shows that all physical baptisms are pictures of the one true spiritual baptism.

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We’re On a Mission from God

We’re On a Mission from God

Joe McKaig is Pastor of Oakland Heights Baptist Church in Cartersville, GA. Joe has been involved with the Living Faith Fellowship and LFBI  from its inception. Every year, members of our family from OHBC attend Mission Focus here in Kansas City. OHBC also hosts a missions conference every year called Go Conference. Together these conferences signify the gravity of the Great Commission and the heart of the LFF pastors to pray, prepare, give and go. Joe takes some time here to share with us why Mission Focus is important and strategic in our personal lives.

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Your Christmas Wish List: Pastor Book Recommendations

Your Christmas Wish List: Pastor Book Recommendations

Have you been racking your brain thinking about what should go on your Christmas Wish List this year? I mean, what could someone who is “blessed with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places” possibly want? Well, if you are a student of the Bible, maybe you are beginning to consider your library. There have been so many wonderful books written about God’s Word throughout the years: amazing reference materials, study tools, and commentaries written by like-minded students of God’s word. But where should you begin? Which books should go on your Amazon Wish List?

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Mission Focus 2018

We have been given an incredible task to accomplish while we are on this planet. 

Mission Focus '18 is a great opportunity for Living Faith Fellowship to be challenged to own the Great Commission. God has used this conference powerfully to impact the hearts and lives of people from all over the United States. 

Join us December 27 - 31, 2017 at Midtown Baptist Temple in Kansas City. Register now!

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Why I Love My Church

Why I Love My Church

The 10 year anniversary of Midtown Baptist Temple as a church plant is coming up. In these ten years we have watched God do amazing things. Over the years we have seen many lives changed, many disciples made.  We have seen many young children grow into adulthood and continue to follow Christ. We have witnessed God grow the congregation to the point where new church plants have happened naturally and with joy.

Deb Molder is a leader in C&YA and the Administrative Assistant to our staff at Midtown Baptist Temple. In this post she talks about how God has worked in her life since coming to MBT.

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When Jesus Meets the Alt-Right

When Jesus Meets the Alt-Right

Alan Shelby is the pastor of Harvest Baptist Church, a Living Faith Bible Fellowshipchurch in Blue Springs, MO. Alan Shelby is also dean of the Living Faith Bible Institute. This article is based on remarks he made at a rally at Paseo Baptist in KC, pre-empting the “America First” rally scheduled the next day. The intention in sharing this essay is that Living Faith continue to understand God's perspective as it concerns race, forgiveness and healing.

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Staying on Point

Staying on Point

Pastor Kenny Morgan leads the Discipleship Ministry at Midtown Baptist Temple, which is a vital ministry that focuses on mentoring growing Christians. Kenny is also pastor of Life Fellowship. In this post Kenny addresses what it means to put the "first things first", not allowing ourselves to be swayed or distracted by our own opinions.

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Drawing Near to God in Fasting

Drawing Near to God in Fasting

Chris Best is pastor of Living Well Sunday fellowship class here at Midtown Baptist Temple. He is also our missions pastor. Our church is currently in the midst of three weeks of prayer and fasting. It is always a good idea during these seasons to remind ourselves of the the value of fasting, why we do it and what it achieves. Chris takes some time here to help us focus on what is most important when setting aside time to fast.

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