David Manner elected as fifth KNCSB executive director

David Manner elected as fifth KNCSB executive director

By Jonathan Howe SALINA, Kan. (BP) — David Manner, a 20-year veteran of Southern Baptist work in Kansas-Nebraska was named the new state executive director for the Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists on Friday, Oct. 16. He was elected to the post by...
‘Leave room for the mystery of God’

‘Leave room for the mystery of God’

By Robbie Nutter My mentor Bob Anderson used to always tell me that in ministry, “We have to leave room for the mystery of God.” Maybe in that regard 2020 has been a gift to us. I know it has brought on a lot of fear, heartache, and frustration. It has also brought a...
Pray for student leaders to reach fellow students

Pray for student leaders to reach fellow students

KNCSB collegiate ministries are experiencing new challenges as they minister during the coronavirus crisis. Ryan Stelk sent this report. He is director of Christian Challenge at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Our student leaders are giving effort to reach their...
New church launches in De Soto, Kan.

New church launches in De Soto, Kan.

Reach Church De Soto in De Soto, Kan., on the western edge of the Kansas City area, held its official launch on Sunday, Aug. 2, with two services. It is a new campus of Lenexa Baptist Church in nearby Lenexa, Kan. Ryan McDaniel is campus pastor. The church meets in...
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...
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...
IMB celebrates 175th year with prayer emphasis

IMB celebrates 175th year with prayer emphasis

The International Mission Board is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. It was founded May 10, 1845. During the past 175 years nearly 25,000 Southern Baptist missionaries have shared the gospel, made disciples, planted churches and invested their lives in 185...