Top 5 resources for April 2020

April 1, 2020

Every month, we spotlight five helpful resources for you as you seek to walk closely with the Lord and make disciples. Many of these resources are created by the staff of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) to help meet the ministry needs of pastors and lay leaders across the state.

With news about COVID-19 dominating the headlines, churches are looking for resources to respond to the pandemic, as well as things that families can use at home. This month’s resources include a link to a host of items related to COVID-19, as well as Easter activities, a family devotional about being missional, content from this year’s Disciple-Making Conference and more.

In addition to the resources featured here, many more can be found at ncbaptist.org/resources. You may also follow @ncbaptist on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, where we’ll share other helpful resources throughout the month.

COVID-19 Resource Page
These interesting times remind us that we stand firm on the promises of God and His unshakeable faithfulness. We want churches to know that the state convention staff is here to serve and assist them. We’ve pulled together a number of resources related to COVID-19 that are available at this special page. Additional content and resources will be added as they become available, so check back periodically.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/covid19 | Follow: @ncbaptist

Missional Families Resource
Are you and your family homebound because of COVID-19 closings? This Acts 2:39 Missional Families Parent Devotional Guide is designed to help parents discover new ways to be intentional in fulfilling the Great Commission at home and in their communities. Related videos are also available to help lead through each week of the devotion.
Visit: faithathomenc.org | Follow: @FaithAtHomeNC

2020 Disciple-Making Conference Resources
Resources from the 2020 Disciple-Making Conference are now available. You can watch the main morning and afternoon sessions by Jimmy Scroggins on our Vimeo page. Additionally, the conference featured more than 40 breakout sessions covering an array of topics relevant to equipping believers in ministry and mission. Podcast recordings from those sessions include biblical and practical content from practitioners, pastors, church leaders and ministry leaders in the areas of evangelism and discipleship.
Visit: disciplenc.org | Follow: @discipleNC

Family Easter Devotional & Resurrection Eggs
Experience the Easter story together as a family with the Easter Family Focus devotional. The devotional includes 15 days of Bible reading and discussion questions for children of all ages. Also, utilize the accompanying resurrection eggs resource for younger children. It includes instructions to create your own resurrection eggs along with additional devotions to reflect on the Easter story together.
Visit: faithathomenc.org | Follow: @FaithAtHomeNC

Pockets of Lostness Map
Do you want to know more about lostness in your community? This interactive map highlights the pockets of lostness nearest you and your church. Pray and consider how you can best share the gospel and help your neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visit: ncbaptist.org/pol | Follow: @ncbaptist


by BSCNC Communications
  /  Baptist State Convention of North Carolina

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