Church libraries help spread gospel seeds

Church libraries help spread gospel seeds

Editor’s note: Fay Hudnall is church library director at Blue Valley Baptist Church’s campus at 151st Street and Antioch Road in Overland Park, Kan. By Fay Hudnall George Barna’s book “Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions” had a dramatic impact...
Summer reading events help share gospel

Summer reading events help share gospel

by Eva Wilson The lawn at Blue Valley Baptist Church, Overland Park, Kan., resembled a carnival on Saturday, July 30. The occasion was a party for younger children to celebrate the end of the summer reading club at both Blue Valley campuses in Overland Park and nearby...
Volunteers help church renovate facility

Volunteers help church renovate facility

by Eva Wilson Renewed Hope Church in Omaha started meeting in a new location on Sunday, June 19 — the former Cornerstone Church facility at 9505 Harrison St. in La Vista, Neb. Renewed Hope Church is the former LifeSpring Midtown campus and met at the Heartland...
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...
KNCSB Disaster Relief responds to Oklahoma floods

KNCSB Disaster Relief responds to Oklahoma floods

Seven KNCSB Disaster Relief volunteers recently served in Okmulgee County, Okla., after flooding there. Trinity Baptist Church, Morris, Okla., hosted the DR teams. Our team helped several home owners that were impacted by the floods. We provided roof tarp services and...
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...
Volunteers respond to Andover tornado

Volunteers respond to Andover tornado

An EF3 tornado struck Andover, Kan., Friday evening April 29. An estimated 1,000 structures were damaged. The Southern Baptist churches in Andover immediately sprang into action. Andover Baptist Church, pastored by James W. Gillespie, is headquarters for Southern...