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Converge Responds: injustice, division and violence

By Scott Ridout & Dr. Harold Lewis  |  President of Converge & VP of Biblical Diversity

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God (Micah 6:8)

Micah’s Time 
In Micah’s...

What are Together Groups?

By Laura Anderson  |  Director of Marketing

When we say we are better together, we really mean it! Last year, a group of churches in Michigan was looking for opportunities to connect with each other, but in a way that wasn’t only geared toward fellowship. They wanted a missional gathering where they could work together to advance the vision of Converge...

Living by Faith at Cornerstone Church

By Rev. Michael Eberly  |  Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church, Lansing, IL

Last August, a couple in our church asked the Lord to place an amount on their heart that they should pledge to Vision 20/20. They regularly tithed and knew that this gift was to be sacrificial — above and beyond their normal giving back to the Lord.

This couple lives very...

West Hills Church Anniversary Celebration

By Will DuVal  |  Associate Pastor, West Hills Church

On September 30th, West Hills Church (formerly known as “Bethany Baptist Church”) celebrated 50 years of gospel ministry in West County, St. Louis. The morning began with a wonderful time of Celebration in Worship - including a medley of “songs from the decades," video testimonies from our...

Stories of Hope from Woodlands Community Church

By Michael Smith  |  Content Specialist, Converge

Distraught over a failed nine-year relationship with his girlfriend, Suresh Gaikwad finally decided to surrender his life to God in fall 2013.

The first thing the Lord told him to do was to leave India and go to America. Suresh had tried to come to the United States in 2001, but his visa...

6 Ideas for Doing a Christmas Offering Well

By Gary Rohrmayer  |  President & Executive Minister

December is the largest giving month for most churches and non-profit organizations. Early in my ministry, I learned that most non-profits see 25% of their giving revenue come in during the last month of the year.  I thought, “Wow. We must be doing really well! Our giving is spread out pretty...

Creating a Culture of Leaders

By Lee Stephenson  |  Executive Director of Converge Church Planting

Where do I find high-capacity leaders? That’s a question and challenge any leader of an organization has asked. When it comes to leadership, you can’t recruit high-level leaders without first developing a culture to do so.

Finding, empowering and reproducing leaders is critical to the...

Showing Christ's Love to Refugee Children

By Michael Smith  |  Content Specialist, Converge

Over the past decade, Rockford, Illinois, has become home to thousands of refugees from around the globe.

Keenly aware of the plight of refugee children and the spiritual needs that only Jesus can fulfill, in 2016 Temple Baptist Church member Heather Dellamater developed The Welcome Project, a...

Each One Raise One

By Bryan Moak  |  Vice President of Church Strengthening

Each one reach one - Each one raise one - Each one start one - Each one send one.

This is the call for us as a movement in Converge and each are a critical reminder of how we will build healthy, fruitful churches. One that is a specific passion for me is “Each...

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