Bruce Plummer, born on the Fort Belknap reservation, was twenty-one, stumbling drunk, and suicidal in a drenching rainstorm in Portland, Oregon, when with Native American awareness he crawled under a pine tree to avoid some of the wet. That tree was on church property, he realized the next day, as he watched vehicles coming and later going from the parking lot.
People don’t grow into mature Christians until they serve others. So says American Indian pastor and ministry leader Bruce Plummer, of Sioux, Assiniboine, and Cree heritage.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – Calvary Baptist Church in Lake Havasu City and its new campus in Parker baptized 236 people in 2020, more than any other church in the state. It does so by making the Gospel relatable and relevant, Pastor Chad Garrison said.
Southern Baptist “Top Gun” Richard Toliver found freedom in the cockpit, from which he had dodged missiles and anti-aircraft fire while flying 446 combat missions in Southeast Asia during his twenty-six-year Air Force career. He also battled racism.
PONCA CITY, Okla. (BP) – Being a good neighbor is a Jesus-directed way of life, says Michael Taylor, citing Luke 10.
HONOLULU – Not until 16 years after Pearl Harbor was bombed on Dec. 7, 1941, did the pleas of an Air Force chaplain’s wife for a church to focus on the needs of military personnel come to fruition.
Minnesota-Wisconsin propels forward; Indiana churches stay connected; Utah-Idaho celebrates ‘miracle of God’
Eric and Brittany Gibbs have built their ministry to Arizona’s Native American community on the theme “You are loved,” and their Live Love Ministries seeks to make as many partner individuals and churches a part of that as possible.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- La concienciación del pastor Dan Panter de la efectividad del Programa Cooperativo se remonta a sus años en la Marina de EE.UU. Un activo bautista del sur que pasó de ser un hombre alistado a teniente comandante, Panter buscaría cuáles misioneros estaban cerca donde sus despliegues lo estuvieran llevando.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Pastor Dan Panter's awareness of the effectiveness of the Cooperative Program dates to his 24 years in the U.S. Navy. An active Southern Baptist who rose from being an enlisted man to Lieutenant Commander, Panter would look up which missionaries were near where his deployments would be taking him.