Historic note-burning highlights Colo. meeting
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BP)--Messengers at the 49th annual meeting of the Colorado Baptist General Convention celebrated a historic note-burning following the final payment of a significant debt.
Colo. Baptists’ land sale to preserve retreat center
THORNTON, Colo. (BP)--At their 48th annual meeting, Colorado Baptists ensured the future of the Ponderosa Retreat and Conference Center by selling 577 acres as a conservation easement. Messengers also celebrated with the International Mission Board as nine couples were commissioned.
SBC house churches popping up across Colorado ski country
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (BP)--Residents of the Summit Cove community near the Keystone Resort in Summit County, Colo., don't have to get dressed up to go to church. They don't have to drive far at all. In fact, many of them walk to church. They don't go to a building with a steeple on top. Their church doesn't even meet on Sunday mornings.
Seeing with Christ’s Eyes
In many ways, Colfax Avenue could be considered Main Street as it cuts across the downtown areas of Denver and Aurora. But it's also one of the city's meanest streets. Colfax is synonymous with crime, drugs, gangs, prostitution, and other vices. Colfax is a magnet for the homeless of Denver and Aurora. They live on […]
Renewal, commitment fuel Colo. convention sessions
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BP)--Colorado's Southern Baptists continued a recent tradition of worship and prayer taking precedence over business at their 47th annual meeting Oct. 22-23 at Vista Grande Baptist Church in Colorado Springs. Messengers conducted necessary business swiftly and efficiently and experienced extended sessions of preaching, worship, prayer and testimony.
Come-and-go 20-somethings stirred toward faith in resort fellowship
FRASER, Colo. (BP)--For a group of mostly 20-somethings in the Fraser Valley of Colorado, church has taken on a new and fresh meaning. They don't have a building and they don't gather for worship or Sunday School on Sunday mornings. Yet they're passionate and visionary in their efforts to encourage one another and reach their valley for Christ.
Church in cattle country stays busy year-round in cutting-edge ministry
GUNNISON, Colo. (BP)--Members of Trinity Baptist Church and the rest of the community began to notice them about three years ago.
Migrant farm workers are not uncommon in Gunnison, Colo., and the surrounding cattle country. The town's year-round residents, however, at first didn't notice the Kora people among the migrants who provide much of the area's ranch labor.
After tragic loss of 4-year-old, parents gain new passion for God
ORDWAY, Colo. (BP)--Brett and Stephanie Rusher could've known an unprecedented kind of despair and hopelessness.
Southern Baptists respond to wildfires with hot meals & hugs
In communities across Colorado, the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army have been coordinating disaster relief efforts for evacuees, firefighters and others involved in the crises. And in Canon City, Castle Rock, Monument and Bayfield, Southern Baptists from other states have joined forces with the relief agencies and local churches to meet needs and minister.
Homeless ministry helps church see people ‘like Christ would’
AURORA, Colo. (BP)--In many ways, Colfax Avenue could be considered Main Street as it cuts across the downtown areas of Denver and Aurora. But it's also one of the city's meanest streets. Colfax is synonymous with crime, drugs, gangs, prostitution and other vices.