Summit to focus on replanting dying churches

Summit to focus on replanting dying churches

Hear how God is using Southern Baptists to replant dying churches during the National Replant Summit Aug. 24-25. It will be held at Fellowship Church, Greenwood, Mo. The North American Mission Board is sponsoring the Replant Summit in partnership with Lenexa Baptist...
New City Church receives gift of another church facility

New City Church receives gift of another church facility

For this third time in nine years a church has given its property and facilities to New City Church, Shawnee, Kan. In February Matt Miller, campus pastor of New City Church Shawnee, was connected with Shawnee Boulevard Christian Church, Kansas City, Kan. “Over the...
Make plans now to attend ‘renew’

Make plans now to attend ‘renew’

“renew,” the annual KNCSB women’s retreat, will be held Sept. 11-12 at Webster Conference Center, Salina, Kan. It will focus on Colossians 3: 12-17. The KNCSB Women’s Leadership Team posted this information on the “renew” Facebook page: “It’s time to start...
Blue Valley church libraries present Virtual Storytime

Blue Valley church libraries present Virtual Storytime

The coronavirus crisis has led to renewed creativity in Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptist churches. Worship services and small groups went virtual. Some churches held virtual Vacation Bible School. And now some church libraries are taking their ministries online. Blue...
Update from KU Christian Challenge

Update from KU Christian Challenge

Despite the coronavirus crisis, Christian Challenge at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, finished the spring 2020 semester strong with “an incredible group of seniors,” reports Ryan Stelk, director. “We already grieve their departures from here, but we rejoice that...
Churches blaze new trails in VBS 2020

Churches blaze new trails in VBS 2020

Pioneers settled Nebraska and Kansas, and historic trails cross our two states. But the coronavirus crisis has caused the need for our pioneer spirit to be rekindled. Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptist churches aired their worship services online in a variety of ways....
Pastor shares Christ with demonstrators

Pastor shares Christ with demonstrators

Downtown North Platte, Neb., was the scene of a Black Lives Matter demonstration Sunday afternoon, May 31. The demonstration occurred in the area where Two Rivers Fellowship meets in a historic building. Pastor Doug Lee received a call about a family needing food. So...
Newmans celebrate 20 years at FBC, Chetopa, Kan.

Newmans celebrate 20 years at FBC, Chetopa, Kan.

Pastor Clarence Newman and his wife, June, are celebrating their 20th year of service at First Baptist Church, Chetopa, Kan. They are the longest-tenured pastor and wife in the church’s history. The church celebrated its 150th anniversary Sunday, April 28, 2019. First...
Worship in Spanish airs on News Channel Nebraska

Worship in Spanish airs on News Channel Nebraska

Worship in Spanish is now being aired at noon every Sunday on News Channel Nebraska which covers the entire state. The Hispanic congregation at Northern Heights Baptist Church, Norfolk, Neb., is leading this effort. The first service aired on Sunday, May 31. Services...
Webster Conference Center and the coronavirus crisis

Webster Conference Center and the coronavirus crisis

By Mari Parker As have you and your churches and businesses, Webster has been hit in the midst of this pandemic. Not with employees testing positive to COVID-19, but with reservations being cancelled resulting in loss of income. It’s been a challenge our...
Super Summer 2020 is cancelled

Super Summer 2020 is cancelled

Super Summer leadership has made the difficult decision to cancel all six weeks of camp this year. The announcement came Tuesday, May 19, on the Super Summer Facebook page: Like all of you and your ministries, we have continued to monitor the COVID-19 virus and strive...