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2015 Bible Drills

Sunday, April 12 Hernando Church Registration: 1:45pm Drill Begins at 2:00pm   Tuesday, April 14 Emmanuel Baptist Church, Grenada & FBC Brookhaven Registration: 2:00-5:00pm Drill Begins at 2:30pm   Thursday, April 16 Emmanuel Baptist Church, Tupelo & Temple Baptist Church, Hattiesburg Registration: 2:00-5:00pm Drill Begins at 2:30pm   Saturday, April 18 FBC, Brandon & FBC Madison Registration: 10:00am-1:00pm [...]

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A Letter from Dennis Landrum

My Friends, I pray that this letter finds you well. I’m Dennis Landrum, your new Associational Director. Even though I know most of you, my first priority is to come and sit down with each pastor in their church and really get to know you and allow you to get to know me. I’m looking [...]

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NOBTS Partnership with Longview Heights

Dear Pastors, Staff and friends in Ministry I am so excited to announce a new partnership between Longview Heights Baptist Church and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary! This partnership will serve Baptists throughout the Mid-South by offering high-quality, affordable, accessible and accredited theological training for Sunday School teachers and officers, bi-vocational pastors, deacons, and [...]

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Obedience is Action: How the Obedience of Abraham Displayed God’s Faithfulness

15 And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven 16 and said, “By myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, 17 I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven [...]

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Restoring a Classic – [VIDEO]

Restoring A Classic is a Sunday School training event designed for churches. A vital key to seeing ones church grow is through a healthy Sunday School. Restoring A Classic is led by Scott Rogers, pastor of Wyatte Baptist Church in Wyatte, MS. The event was originally held at Strayhorn Baptist Church November 12th, 2011.   [...]

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Discipleship Cycles: An American Adaptation [VIDEO]

Do you wonder how your church can impact the community that is around it? The following videos will give you practical tools in reproducible evangelism, discipleship and church planting. Learn how to start small group bible studies throughout your community and see men and women place their faith in Christ. T4T is an evangelism, discipleship [...]

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Church Revitalization: Has Your Church Become Stagnant?

Over the past few years you have likely heard a great deal about church planting.  The XMN has been fortunate to help plant a number of healthy vibrant churches right here in Desoto and Tate County.  All of the churches which the XMN helped start are faithful members of the association and participate regularly through [...]

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Mosques in America

My friends America is a different place. As I was scanning through Twitter the other day I discovered an alarming booklet.  My discovery was of The American Mosque 2011 Report by Ihsan Bagby.  The book discussed the latest trends of Islam and Mosque development from 2000 to 2010.  Needless to say, I was shocked by [...]

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Morning Watch

  Over the past few weeks I have been reminded of the incredible importance of spending the first few hours with the Lord. The book of Exodus depicts the Lord’s provision for the children of Israel through providing manna every morning for them to eat.  As you remember, this manna, could only be gathered early [...]

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Peace Time vs. War Time

Over the past few months we had the privilege to welcome home many of our Military Personnel.  America’s finest men and women have been serving overseas for a number of years defending our countries freedoms.  One can rest assured that each of these men and women received the best training before their deployment.  Through their [...]

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