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MCLE adds direction to Indiana church’s motivation

Published April 20, 2016

By the Rev. David Love Until participating in American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Missional Church Learning Experience (MCLE), members of First Baptist Church, Shelbyville, Ind., had been motivated to make a difference in the community but lacked direction. A core group of individuals served occasional meals at the Salvation Army, led quarterly worship services at […]

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Rural Illinois church partners with transformational inner-city ministry

Published April 20, 2016

By Pastor Brian Romanowski Pastor Brian Romanowski of First Baptist Church (FBC) of Mahomet, Ill., recently shared this story with the Rev. Glynis LaBarre, who leads the Missional Church Learning Experience (MCLE) for American Baptist Home Mission Societies. While FBC is part of American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region, it has not participated […]

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