Idaho church plant focusing on local evangelism
EMMETT, Idaho (BP) – Riverside Church, having successfully grown a 2019 church plant into a constituted church later that same year, plans to emphasize evangelism in 2023.
Gospel generosity gives rural Kentucky church far-reaching impact
MORGANTOWN, Kentucky (BP) – It was early in his pastoral ministry, Randy Burns said, that he realized, “I was blessed to recognize there was an undercurrent of generosity here,” at Monticello Baptist Church, which never has averaged more than 75 in Sunday morning worship except in 1991, when it reached 80.
Students searching for answers, panelists say
WACO, Texas (BP) — A webinar for leaders of pre-teens, teens and young adults drew its maximum number of 500 registrants to hear a discussion entitled, “Can I Talk About That?”
STATE MEETINGS: Alaska, New York
Messengers approve Alaska/NAMB agreement; New York Baptists ‘Rejoice, Regather, Recommit’
Korean Council marks 40th anniversary
LOS ANGELES – Celebration surrounded the historic 41st annual meeting of the Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches in America.
Pensacola church maintains traditions, including 10% CP giving
PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP) – “It makes us feel good we’re doing something for the Kingdom of God,” says Bill Flannigan, pastor of Plainview Baptist Church for the last 22 years.
Pastor braves Chicago winter on rooftop
CHICAGO (BP) – A Chicago pastor has a solution to the violence in the Windy City, and he’s taken to a rooftop to proclaim it.
Camp meeting continues after second anniversary
ELTON, La. (BP) – The area around the All Nations Camp Meeting has endured two hurricanes, two tropical storms and the deaths of three local girls in a car crash. Now one of the event’s organizers is in a dire battle with COVID-19.
Old church stands strong on CP, gains new life
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (BP) – The Cooperative Program is neither a “sacred cow” nor the only way to support missions. Rather, it’s the best way to financially provide for Kingdom-building missions, say members of Goshen Baptist Church, who will celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary next year.
Cornerstone Mitchell facilitates disciple-makers
MITCHELL, S.D. – What do an electrician, printer and insurance executive have in common, besides all being part of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mitchell?