Staff Articles/Posts

Our Hope is in God

Here in Wisconsin, this July will be different. The Republican National Convention will be in Milwaukee in the middle of this month. I will admit I am nervous about what might happen in the city. What sort of protests and counter-protests might occur, what kind of messaging may come forth, what violence may erupt. I […]

July is Disability Pride Month

Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell – Regional Executive Minister July is nationally known as Disability Pride Month, an opportunity to honor the history, achievements, experiences and struggles of disabled people and the greater disability community. The American with Disabilities Act was passed on July 26, 1990. July 26 is a special day in our household because it […]

Fear Not

The phrase “Do not be afraid” and “Do not fear” appear over ninety times in the Bible. God, and God’s messengers (angels) tell people not to be afraid when they behold visions or receive a word from God. Leaders tell the people not to be afraid of what is coming because God has been with […]

“Biblical Interpretation” – July 20, August 3, & August 24 = Next LTA Course

Leadership Training Academy “Biblical Interpretation” July 20, August 3 & 24 (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Rev. Dr. Demetrius Williams, pastor Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee Location: Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee (2249 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee, WI) and ONLINE through Zoom. Christians embrace the Bible as the word of God. Interpreting […]

Juneteenth

Rev. Dr. John Jones – Associate Regional Minister of Education “Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.” – Romans 12:15 I first heard of “Juneteenth” back in the late 80’s and early 90’s in Atlanta. I didn’t understand the historical significance of the celebration at the time. I only recognized that it […]

Celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island Heritage Month

Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell – Regional Executive Minister May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island Heritage Month, when we recognize and honor the accomplishments of Asian Americans and those from Hawaii and the Pacific Islands in the United States. The reason we have different heritage months is to recognize and expand everyone’s knowledge and […]

Rule of Life

By: Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell, Regional Executive Minister I’m writing this article a few days after the snow, which is all gone now, and the grass is an incredibly bright green. Spring is here! New life abounds! Christ is Risen, indeed! And yet, by the time you read this, you’ll probably already be back to work […]

Fearless

Rev. Carolyn Dugan – Associate Regional Minister of Outdoor Ministries “fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10, ESV In my job as a Corporate Trainer, we do […]

Slow Down

Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell, Regional Executive Minister Slow Down If you don’t know today’s textspeak TL;DR, that means “Too Long; Didn’t Read,” and usually is followed by a summary. The TL;DR summary of this piece is, “Slow Down.” TL;DR is a product of our fast-paced, soundbite attention-splatter world that we are in. It’s often used at […]

Celebrating Women in Ministry – 2024

Rev. Dr. John Jones – Associate Regional Minister of Education “Wisdom cries out in the street; in the squares she raises her voice.” ~Proverbs 1:20 March is Women’s History Month in the United States, allowing the opportunity to acknowledge the historical contributions of women in the US. On March 8, many countries around the world […]