Check out new resources for rural ministry

Check out new resources for rural ministry

By Andy Addis I have been blessed to spend the last 20 years of my life in rural church ministry. God has greatly blessed our multisite faith community — https://crosspointnow.net/ Now, I have been given a great opportunity to help others on the same path of...
Flint Hills Association holds annual Serve Day

Flint Hills Association holds annual Serve Day

by Eva Wilson More than 100 people from churches all over Flint Hills Baptist Association descended on Eskridge, Kan., Saturday, June 25, for the association’s annual Serve Day. Eskridge, population 511, is about 30 miles west of Topeka on Kansas Highway 4. The event...
Volunteers bless church by installing siding

Volunteers bless church by installing siding

by Eva Wilson Volunteers from Alabama and Virginia recently installed cement board siding on the buildings at Crossroads Baptist Church, Riley, Kan. The church’s facilities consist of two World War II-era buildings that were moved from nearby Fort Riley. One building...
Lifeway announces 2023 VBS theme

Lifeway announces 2023 VBS theme

By Aaron Wilson In summer 2023 kids will pass go and collect truth about Jesus in “Twists & Turns.” Lifeway Christian Resources’ 2023 Vacation Bible School theme celebrates games of all kinds, from classic tabletop favorites to video games and more. With “Twists...
Report your church’s VBS to Lifeway

Report your church’s VBS to Lifeway

Lifeway Christian Resources is asking churches to report their Vacation Bible Schools even if they didn’t use Lifeway materials. Please submit your report within two weeks after your VBS ends. The form must be submitted by Dec. 1. Find more information at...
New Hispanic group starts in Atkinson, Neb.

New Hispanic group starts in Atkinson, Neb.

God continues to work among Spanish-speaking people in Nebraska and Kansas. A new Hispanic group began meeting in late February at First Baptist Church, Columbus, Neb. Another new group started meeting Sunday, April 10, in Atkinson, Neb. The group in Atkinson plans to...
Church urged to join God’s work in next 40 years

Church urged to join God’s work in next 40 years

by Eva Wilson Crossroads Baptist Church, Riley, Kan., celebrated its 40th anniversary Sunday, April 10, 2022. The church was formerly a Missionary Baptist congregation. Attendance had dwindled to a handful when steps were taken for the church to become a mission of...
Digital strategy brings hope to Ukrainians

Digital strategy brings hope to Ukrainians

As hearts and buildings are broken in Ukraine and people flee the country, International Mission Board missionaries are providing a digital lifeline for Ukrainians. More than 5 million Ukrainians have seen a Facebook ad developed by missionaries and global partners....
Southview Easter pageant may be viewed online

Southview Easter pageant may be viewed online

For the third year in a row COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of “This Day of Resurrection,” the annual Easter pageant at Southview Baptist Church, Lincoln, Neb. But there is still good news: the entire 2019 pageant may be viewed on line at...