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...
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...
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...
Update from Emporia State Christian Challenge

Update from Emporia State Christian Challenge

A team from Christian Challenge at Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan., took a spring break mission trip to the U.S./Mexico border. Then the coronavirus crisis hit when the team got home. Jason Huebner, director of ESU Christian Challenge, sent this update: “It’s...
Colby Christian Challenge sees growth

Colby Christian Challenge sees growth

Christian Challenge at Colby Community College, Colby, Kan., is growing in fellowship and numbers. Kellan and Taylor Ziegelmeier are in their second year of ministry at Colby Community College. “Our biggest growth is that our students are connecting and we have an...