Staff Articles/Posts

June ’19 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

ABC/WI Board of Managers News Karen Sundland – President of the Board of Managers The Board of Managers met on May 4th. The Board–your Board–gathered at Tudor Oaks Senior Living Community in Muskego, WI to do some incredibly fine work. Staff members from Tudor Oaks contributed their expertise: Diane Janhke led us in a development […]

May ’19 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Dios te bendiga* Jim Carlson – Hispanic Community Liaison Dear ABC/WI Family, I bring you greetings from our Hispanic sisters and brothers in Christ. The four Spanish speaking churches in our region are doing well in their efforts to live out the gospel in their communities. It’s interesting to see that these congregations experience the […]

April ’19 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Created for Connection   Carolyn Dugan—Associate Regional Minister-Camping “And when two or three of you are together because of me, you can be sure that I’ll be there.” Matthew 18:20, The Message The Way of Jesus is not an easy one. It isn’t something someone can walk alone and expect to continue to grow and stay […]

February ’19 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Blessed Surprises John Jones IV, Associate Regional Minister of Education “Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us.” ~Ephesians 3:20 NASB Have you ever surprised yourself? I’m frequently surprised by my daughters, whether its their wit, their […]

January ’19 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Rootedness, Nurturing (Collaboration), Growth… Marie Onwubuariri, ABC/WI Regional Executive Minister 2019…year three of regional direction. Year 1: tending to roots; Year 2: nurturing our association connectedness through collaboration; Year 3: GROWTH! But what does growth look like? I will guess that as you read this your mind might immediately go to some traditional church growth […]

December ’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Advent Reflection Questions…for you and to share —Marie Onwubuariri, Regional Executive Minister   “[Anna] showed up, broke into an anthem of praise to God, and talked about the child to all who were waiting expectantly for the freeing of Jerusalem.” Luke 2:38 “Be alert at all times, praying that you may have the strength to […]

November ’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Full Partners A word from Rev. Dr. Jim Carlson, Hispanic Community Liaison For over two years I have had the privilege of serving as the region’s Hispanic Community Liaison, supporting and consulting with the Hispanic congregations in our region. There are many similarities between most ABC congregations and the Hispanic congregations: they take offerings, sing […]

October’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Two by Two A word from Marie Onwubuariri, Regional Executive Minister “After this the Lord appointed seventy[a] others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go.” Luke 10:1 NRSV At this year’s annual gathering we will see many of our speakers leading two by […]

September’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

LODESTAR    A word by Delight Antos, ABC/WI President “There’s a great harvest waiting in the fields, but there aren’t many good workers to harvest it. Pray that the Harvest Master will send out good workers to the fields.”  Luke 10:2 (VOICE) Merriam-Webster defines volunteer as a person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness […]

August’18 Wisconsin Baptist Lead Article

Change…not [just] for change’s sake…but for the sake of the mission A word by Marie Onwubuariri, Regional Executive Minister “And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and so are the skins; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.”    Mark 2:22 […]