RAYTOWN, Mo. (BP) -- Missouri Baptists pursued greater synergy for transforming lives and communities with the Gospel during their 183rd annual meeting. A total of 883 messengers and 234 visitors from 391 churches gathered Oct. 23-24 at the Connection Point Church (formerly First Baptist) of Raytown, Mo., where they approved new governing documents, heard a report from the Missouri Baptist Foundation President for the first time in 15 years and welcomed special guests, including Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (BP) -- The shared vision of transforming lives and communities with the Gospel has led a historically independent church whose pastor serves as president of the Baptist Bible Fellowship International to become a cooperating church with the Missouri Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (BP) -- Missouri Baptist Convention messengers stood together during their 180th annual meeting to defend the biblical view of marriage and oppose the modern-day slavery of sex-trafficking.