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  • Deaf-friendly musical rallies collegiate ministry

    by Adam Wynn, posted Monday, August 21, 2017 (6 months ago)

    Photo by Stephen Drane
    ATHENS, Ga. (BP) -- The intended audience for "No Place Like Home" came to see the performers speak with their hands in a summer musical production by the Baptist Collegiate Ministries at the University of Georgia.

    Everything performed on stage was in American Sign Language, noted Haley Beach, student leader of the BCM's deaf ministry and one of the directors of the show along with Amara Ede and Jami Dillard.

    The BCM's newly-formed ministry already had formed some bonds with the deaf community at the university and in Athens, with this summer's play only increasing the reach. Read More

  • Small college buoyed by husband-wife's witness

    by Chris Doyle, posted Tuesday, October 25, 2016 (one year ago)

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. (BP) -- Bacone College is a small college with a strong Native American heritage. The BC football team competes at the NAIA level yet doesn't get much recognition beyond Muskogee, Okla., where the campus was founded in 1880.

    But Steve and Sharon Dixon and other members of First Baptist Church in nearby Fort Gibson have invested themselves in the lives of BC players as well as other students for the last six years. Read More

  • Michigan campus team grateful for core group of 11

    by Alex Sibley, posted Friday, February 05, 2016 (2 years ago)

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (BP) -- When Brett Luker joined Christian Challenge's three-person pastoral team at Michigan State University, its outreach among dorm residents was at a crossroads.

    Although 30 international students were connecting to the Baptist student ministry, all of the American students had graduated.

    So, Luker was tasked with restarting the component of Christian Challenge's dorm-based Read More

  • 'I remember' Baptist ministry at Syracuse

    by Rebecca Wolford, posted Thursday, December 17, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Alyssa Hillman
    Syracuse University graduate Rebecca Wolford remembers key times of spiritual growth through Baptist outreach at the New York campus. "I really don't know where I'd be -- or who I'd be -- if God hadn't brought me to the Baptist Campus Ministry at Syracuse," Wolford writes.

    I remember knowing at that time that my faith was in crisis. Though I grew up going to church, I realized that I didn't have a true relationship with God, and I wasn't really sure what to do about it. I had enough trouble with human relationships; how was I supposed to have one with someone I couldn't even see? Read More

  • Campus ministry: Changing lives for a lifetime

    by Rebecca Wolford, posted Thursday, December 17, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo courtesy of Matt Jones
    NEWARK, Del. (BP) -- Ask Blake Hardcastle, director of the University of Delaware Baptist Student Ministry, for the best way to engage 22,000 college students with the Gospel, and his answer is clear -- reach them where they are, on campus.

    This large, highly-concentrated pocket of lostness is nestled in the heart of Newark, Del., at the state's largest university. Read More