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  • Evangelize 91 counties, Kan.-Neb. Baptists urged

    by Eva Wilson/Baptist Digest, posted Friday, October 19, 2018 (yesterday)

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    PRATT, Kan. (BP) -- Start new ministries in 91 area counties that have no Gospel witness, attendees of the 2018 Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists (KNCSB) were urged.

    The meeting was held Oct. 8-9 at First Southern Baptist Church in Pratt, Kan., with the theme "Leading through Change," based on Joshua 1-3.

    KNCSB Executive Director Bob Mills told of counties that don't have a Southern Baptist witness -- 31 counties in Kansas and 60 in Nebraska. Many of these ... Read More

  • Factory or horseback, bivocational pastor thrives

    by Sue Sprenkle, posted Thursday, January 04, 2018 (9 months ago)

    Photo by Sue Sprenkle
    AUGUSTA, Kan. (BP) -- Each workstation is a flurry of activity. Plastic bottles stream down the conveyer belts. Hands reach out to adjust each bottle to face the same direction before they go to plastic wrap. Across the floor, someone shouts above the rickety-racket to shut down one of the machines and reload.

    Don Mayberry walks through the factory's maze of machines and activity, stopping to talk to each person. He asks about family, the latest sports event or simply how their day is going. His conversations with coworkers inevitably end in smiles, laughter and lighthearted teasing along with his trademark fist bump or the occasional side-hug.

    It's the same at the cowboy church Mayberry pastors in Augusta, Kan. Read More

  • Kan.-Neb. Baptists increase CP 1.5 percent

    by Eva Wilson/Baptist Digest, posted Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (one year ago)

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    SALINA, Kan. (BP) -- The Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists (KNCSB) will increase by 1.5 percentage points its Cooperative Program giving to national and international missions and ministries in 2018.

    Messengers approved the increase at the KNCSB 2017 annual meeting, held Oct. 9-10 at the convention's Webster Conference Center in Salina, Kan. Of an anticipated $2,777,000 in CP receipts in 2018, KNCSB will forward 28.5 percent to national and international causes. Read More

  • Kan.-Neb. Baptists increase CP to SBC causes

    by Eva Wilson/Baptist Digest, posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo courtesy of KNCSB.
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BP) -- Messengers to the Kansas-Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists increased the percentage of Cooperative Program receipts they will forward to Southern Baptist Convention missions and ministries and affirmed both biblical marriage and the sanctity of life during the convention's annual meeting Oct. 12-13 at Blue Valley Baptist Church in Overland Park, Kan. Read More