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Robert (Bob) Mills, Kansas-Nebraska exec, to retire

TOPEKA, Kan. (BP) -- Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists (KNCSB) Executive Director-Treasurer Bob Mills has announced plans to retire Feb. 28, 2021. He assumed the position Jan. 1, 2010. A native of Florida, Mills came to Kansas to attend Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Throughout the 1979s, Mills held positions with the Home Mission Board (now North American Mission Board) and the Kansas City Baptist Association, and he served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Bethel, Kansas City, Kan., from 1978 to 1981.

Kan.-Neb. Baptists fight baptism decline

HUTCHINSON, Neb. (BP) -- Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptists were urged to help break the 10-year trend of declining baptisms in the Southern Baptist Convention at their 2014 annual meeting.

Kan.-Neb. Baptists overcoming isolation

LINCOLN, Neb. (BP) -- With nearly half the counties in Kansas and Nebraska lacking Southern Baptist churches, congregations there must purposefully connect to overcome the isolation they face, the president of the Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists noted during their annual meeting.

Kan.-Neb. Baptists eye Hispanic growth

SALINA, Kan. (BP) — The Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists focused on church planting during its 67th annual meeting Oct. 15–16 at the Webster Conference Center in Salina, Kan., noting opportunities in the area’s growing Hispanic population. Messengers re-elected current convention officers and approved a 2013 budget of $5,444,064, an increase of slightly less than […]

Kan.-Neb. Baptists eye Hispanic growth

SALINA, Kan. (BP) — The Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists focused on church planting during its 67th annual meeting Oct. 15–16 at the Webster Conference Center in Salina, Kan., noting opportunities in the area’s growing Hispanic population. Messengers re-elected current convention officers and approved a 2013 budget of $5,444,064, an increase of slightly less than […]

Kan.-Neb. Baptists pare budget, add evangelistic outreach

LEXINGTON, Neb. (BP)–Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptists added prayerwalks and evangelistic visitation to their 65th annual meeting, Oct. 11-12 at Parkview Baptist Church in Lexington, Neb. The full-house crowd of 238 registered messengers approved a 2011 budget of $5.19 million, nearly 10 percent below the 2010 budget. Before the vote on the budget, several messengers offered comments, […]

Anglo church closes, hands keys to Hispanic congregation

WICHITA, Kan. (BP)--As the upbeat praise service began, John Minor stood in the back of the auditorium with Bible in hand and a contented smile on his face.

Kan.-Neb. Baptists honor Peck Lindsay

WICHITA, Kan. (BP)–This year’s annual meeting of the Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists focused largely on Executive Director R. Rex (Peck) Lindsay, who is retiring Dec. 31 after nearly 40 years with the convention. Lindsay joined the convention staff in 1971 as director of missions and assumed the role of executive director in 1977. His […]

Kan.-Neb. Convention focus: ‘treasures’

LENEXA, Kan. (BP)–Messengers were challenged to keep the old treasures of doctrine and cooperation while embracing new treasures at the 63rd annual meeting of the Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists at Westside Family Church in Lenexa, Kan., Oct. 13-14. The theme of the meeting was “Balanced Kingdom Leadership: Embracing Treasures Old and New,” based on […]

WRAP-UP: Humility underscored at KS-NE convention

BELLEVUE, Neb. (BP)–Kansas-Nebraska Baptists at their 62nd annual meeting were challenged to imitate Jesus and “tie on the apron of humility.” Nearly 500 people attended the two-state convention’s Oct. 15-16 sessions at LifeSpring Church (formerly West Bellevue Church) in Bellevue, Neb., on the south edge of Omaha. Registered attendance included 334 messengers and 148 visitors. […]