All posts by "bhawkins@mobaptist.org"

April 17, 2014

HANNIBAL – As a member of the legal team that defended Hobby Lobby before United States Supreme Court, University of Missouri law professor Joshua Hawley told participants at the Missouri Baptist Convention’s Worldview Conference, April 3, that they must bring...

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April 17, 2014

“Culture wars” broiling across the nation increase church security risks, said Vaughn Baker, president of Strategos International and member at Abundant Life Baptist Church, Lee’s Summit, in a recent interview with The Pathway. Missouri-based Strategos International has trained more than...

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April 13, 2014

LVIV, Ukraine – Although he was born under the shadow of the Soviet regime, 36-year-old Baptist seminary President Yaroslav “Slavik” Pyzh never imagined that he would now face what, according to some news agencies, could become “the worst East-West crisis...

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April 2, 2014

MARYVILLE – Because of his early struggles as director of a Baptist Student Union (BSU), Jason Yarnell now labors not only to share the gospel to students at Northwest Missouri State University, but he also wants to send them out...

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March 26, 2014

HANNIBAL – As a business student at the University of Miami in the early 1970s, Bob McEwen noticed how American ideals, founded upon biblical principles, have made cities, states and nations flourish. McEwen, who now serves as senior advisor for...

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March 18, 2014

Missouri Baptists have accepted the challenge during the next two years to distribute one million Bibles across their state as part of “Light Up Missouri,” a servant evangelism initiative organized by the Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC). Through this campaign, they hope...

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March 3, 2014

SIKESTON – Pastors and other church leaders from around the state gathered in the bootheel for the Missouri Baptist Convention’s (MBC) first 2014 church security and intruder awareness training here at Miner Baptist Church, Feb. 15. During the first decade...

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February 27, 2014

Two maps posted on the Missouri Baptist Convention’s (MBC) website reveal that nearly 50 percent of the lost in Missouri live in only seven counties. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 4.5 million people out of the state’s total population of...

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February 20, 2014

Once he feels its flame, a child will never doubt the candle’s heat. Likewise, the English Reformer William Tyndale once wrote, those who “feel” their faith will stand firm in the truth of Scripture and the promises of God. Convinced...

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February 14, 2014

Joshua Hawley, an attorney on the legal team defending Hobby Lobby, told members of Concord Baptist Church here that the Oklahoma-based arts and crafts retailer will stand before the Supreme Court, March 25, because of “the hope they have in...

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