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14 Non-Traditional Classes for Churches to Consider

The summer season is here, and that grants churches an opportunity to try something new and offer d… Read more

Survey Shows Many Evangelicals Lack Sound Theology

Lifeway Research and Ligonier Ministry’s recently released “2018 State of American Theology” resear… Read more

Sewell Embraces Uniqueness in Personal Evangelism Strategies

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) - Speaking during a New Mexico Evangelism Conference breakout session Feb. 26, Da… Read more

Church News

ABQ Church Examines Its Disciple-Making Processes

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) – Stephen Baum, senior pastor of First Baptist Church West Albuquerque, concluded… Read more

Hispanic Church Plant Baptizes More Than Planned

PORTALES (BNM) – Sunday, March 21, more people showed up for baptism than a church had planned. Dur… Read more

Dairy Ministry Continues to Grow

PORTALES (BNM) – The Foundations of Faith Dairy Ministry continues to see people come to Christ. Th… Read more



Former BCNM Business Administrator Dies

ABILENE, TEXAS (BNM) – Francis Wilson, a former Baptist Convention of New Mexico Business Administrator, died July 16 at the age of 89. Read more


Melendez Loved Her Family, Church

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) - Consuelo (Connie) Melendez died July 12 at the age of 90. She was born and raised in Roswell. She met and married Eddie… Read more


Stella Bearce Shared Her Faith

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) – Stella Bearce, age 92, died June 13 in Albuquerque. She was a longtime member of Del Norte Baptist Church, Albuquerque. Read more



Board Hears 2020 BCNM Audit Report, Approves UNM Christian Challenge Director and More

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) – The Baptist Convention of New Mexico’s State Mission Board met July 19 in Albuquerque and took the following actions. Read more


New Mexican’s Participate in SBC Annual Meeting, Messengers Capture Spotlight

At least 48 New Mexicans traveled to, attended and participated in the Southern Baptist Convention’s Annual Meeting and its associated acti… Read more

‘Women’s Weekender’ Receives New Name

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) – What was formerly known as New Mexico WMU’s Women’s Weekender for many years has undergone a name change for 2021. The … Read more



Activism: Impacting Culture

The tenth and final description of a Baptist New Mexican says, “He impacts his world by influencing its culture (morality, language, tradit… Read more


Finding (and Adapting to) a New Trail

I began the year describing lessons I had learned running with my dogs. (Although, you should remember that – personally - I actually, own … Read more


Running with God’s Plan: Waypoints along the Journey

Runners, hikers, drivers and other tech-savvy people rely on GPS devices to track their activities, monitor their location and plan upcomin… Read more

SBC News


2021 SBC Annual Meeting, Nashville

The 2021 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting and its associated activities met in Nashville, Tennessee, June 13-16. The Annual Meeti… Read more


2021 SEND Conference and National WMU Missions Celebration

Two large events usually meet just prior to the SBC Annual Meeting at the same location or nearby. Read more


Meetings Around the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting

When the SBC meets for its Annual Meeting, many other meetings happen before it, during its breaks. Some of those meetings happen in the sa… Read more

Just for Fun


Asking God for Great Things

At only 75 pages, “Work in Progress,” is an easy read, but length is where the ease ends. The new book by Michael Cook, pastor of Albuquerq… Read more

New Books: April 23, 2016

These are announcements, not advertisements of new books or endorsements. GOD DREAMSWill Mancini. B&H Publishers.“God Dreams” reveals a… Read more


Sunday School in Modern Times

Upcoming Events

BCNM: Sister's Saturday (formerly Women's Weekender)

September 24-25 will be Sister's Saturday (formerly Women's Weekender) at Bethel Baptist Church, Ro… Read more

BCNM: Sister's Saturday (formerly Women's Weekender)

September 10-11 will be Sister's Saturday (formerly Women's Weekender) at Bethel Baptist Church, De… Read more

BCNM: State Fair Booth Training

Once again, the Baptist Convention of New Mexico will host two diaper changing stations. Volunteers… Read more