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T. PATRICK HUDSON/MBTS KANSAS CITY – President Jason K. Allen has announced that Jason G. Duesing will join Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s administration in the role of provost beginning Aug. 1. Duesing will also bring...

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 ST. LOUIS – Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will open an extension center at The Journey church here in August. “St. Louis is a strategic city for the Kingdom, and it is a strategic city for...

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I am so grateful for the new day dawning at MBTS. Jason Allen and his team are transitioning the seminary to the forefront of theological education. How? By reclaiming the priority of “why?” – doing...

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MBTS President Jason Allen announced that Christian George will join the faculty on June 1, as curator of the school’s C.H. Spurgeon Library and as assistant professor of Historical Theology. ...

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MBTS is enjoying record enrollment, major financial gifts and academic expansion, President Jason Allen announced in his report to the Southern Baptist Convention June 11. ...

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As you read the report about the redemption of 970 acres of land surrounding Windermere, some will ask themselves, “What are they thinking? Didn’t we lose Windermere on appeal with the state Supremes? Isn’t this...

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A quick Q&A about the Windermere Redemption Project....

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The Missouri Baptist Convention has purchased from a third party approximately 970 acres of land formerly part of the MBC’s Windermere Baptist Conference Center (WBCC). The Executive Board’s redemption of 75 percent of the camp’s...

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Charlotte Marsch/SBU BOLIVAR – With 581 graduates, Southwest Baptist University’s (SBU) May 2014 graduating class was the largest in the University’s 136-year history. The commencement ceremony also included the annual presentation of three prestigious awards:...

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BALTIMORE – Missouri Southern Baptists will contribute widely to the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC)annual meeting at the Baltimore Convention Center, June 10-11. Among those prominently appearing in Baltimore are Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) Executive Director...

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Circuit Court Senior Judge Frank Conley has ruled that the Missouri Baptist Foundation must pay the Missouri Baptist Convention roughly $5.5 million in legal fees and costs that the MBC has incurred seeking to restore...

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Beautiful weather reflected the bright spirits of almost 300 graduates as they walked across the stage in ceremonial regalia to shake the hand of Hannibal-LaGrange University’s (HLGU) President Anthony Allen and receive their diplomas on...

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The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the Missouri Baptist Convention’s bid for a jury trial to determine the legal ownership of Windermere Baptist Conference Center. The court’s ruling ended the MBC’s legal efforts to...

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BOLIVAR – Nearly 80 Southwest Baptist University students who are participating in international projects this summer through SBU’s Center for Global Connections (CGC) were covered with prayer during a commissioning service the morning of May...

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Graduates, families and friends gathered together in the newly dedicated Daniel Lee Chapel on May 10 to celebrate Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s 55th commencement exercises – launching over 100 new graduates into gospel ministry. ...

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SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri Woman’s Missionary Union (MWMU) celebrated 125 years of the National Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU), 100 years of Girls in Action, and 90 years of MWMU during their Missions Celebration and annual...

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HANNIBAL – Cristian Harlea graduates from Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) in May and hopes, one day, to return to his homeland, Romania, as a missionary. His heart is already there. Born while Romania was under Soviet...

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BRIDGETON – The spotlight was on Bob Kenison’s 36 years at the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home as he was lauded for his term as president of MBCH and his simple philosophy: “family works.” A crowd...

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Tim Sweetman/MBTS KANSAS CITY – Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary dedicated its new chapel complex, expanded its doctor of biblical studies degree and elected a new graduate dean during the trustees’ meeting in Kansas City. The...

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MBCH board of trustees elected Russell L. Martin to be the next president of MBCH during their meeting April 22. Raymond R. “Bob” Kenison had announced his retirement at the January Board meeting, and the...

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About 1,000 Southern Baptist churches close their doors each year. But a generation of pastors committed to church revitalization could reduce that number dramatically, Johnny Hunt and panelists at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s inaugural Legacy...

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HANNIBAL – As the first speaker at the 2014 Missouri Baptist Convention Worldview Conference April 3, Anthony Allen prefaced the day’s topics with a basic understanding of what a Christian worldview is. Allen, the president...

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HANNIBAL – Bob McEwen told those at the Worldview Conference at Hannibal-LaGrange University, April 3, how economics in politics works and how it should work. The former U.S. Congressman from Ohio gave a historical perspective...

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ARNOLD – “Heaven’s Anglers,” a Christian fishing club, has found a way to help children while promoting their sport. On May 31, Heaven’s Anglers will hold the 12th annual “Help a Child” Charity Fishing Event...

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HANNIBAL – Eva Mozes Kor doesn’t mind talking about the nine months she and her twin sister spent in Auschwitz during World War II. She openly shares about inhumane experiments by infamous Dr. Josef Mengele....

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Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has launched its Midwestern Training Network (MTN), a partnership that includes St. Louis-area church The Journey as the first of 30-plus churches that have joined the ministry initiative....

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This year’s Worldview Conference was an extraordinary experience. Because it was held on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University, many students engaged in thought-provoking dialogue with the program personalities and participants. I’m encouraged by the thirst...

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Here is a brief recap of the 2014 Worldview Conference. More coverage will be coming in the upcoming edition of The Pathway and online at mbcpathway.com....

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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...

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Southwest Baptist University students will learn about the University’s Center for Global Connections January 2015 projects during Global Connections Week April 7-9....

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HLGU was in the news last week in St. Louis when a gay student came to media saying the school denied him readmission after he publicly confirmed his homosexuality....

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Handmade dolls that have often been used during mission trips are now being made for Disaster Relief chaplains to give to victims. Jay Ryan, wife of Missouri Valley Director of Missions, and state chaplain trainer...

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Larry McCrary issued a challenge during Southwest Baptist University chapel service March 5 to students, faculty and staff to live a missional lifestyle, making disciples wherever they “live, work and play” anywhere in the world....

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Where have all the godly men gone? These days I ponder that question with increased frequency and concern. If the lack of godly men were only a matter of personality or ministerial preference, then little...

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Southwest Baptist University (SBU) formalized its fifth academic chair and awarded two honorary doctorates during the annual Founders’ Day chapel March 10 in Pike Auditorium....

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Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary announced on Feb. 14 the launch of the Midwestern Training Network (MTN), a ministry training partnership that includes a St. Louis-area church, The Journey, as the first of more than 30...

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Baptist Builders offers a simple way to help construct a new church building while being good stewards: a church provides the materials, and Baptist Builders provide the labor at zero cost. It may be a...

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By his sophomore year of college, Baptist Student Union Director Jon Smith knew he wanted to impact college students. “Today’s college students are very-near-future leaders. It’s important to be able to help guide and be...

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HLGU welcomed students back to campus on Jan. 7. Then at chapel the next day HLGU’s eighth President, Anthony Allen, brought the message at the first service of the year. The passage was taken from...

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Calling his message a “frightening responsibility” because of his desire to speak accurately, while simultaneously being “honoring of our Lord,” Frank Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee, delivered an “State of...

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At the January 28 meeting of the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home Board of Trustees, Raymond R. “Bob” Kenison announced his plans to retire as President of both the Children’s Home and the MBCH Foundation. His...

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Members of the Missouri Baptist Convention’s Agency Restoration Group (ARG) met in Springfield Jan. 29, 2014 with leaders of the Missouri Baptist Foundation, The Baptist Home, and mediators Jim Grau and Rob Schenck as part...

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BOLIVAR – Bob Glidwell, director of physical plant, and Dana Steward, instructor of university studies and director of the University Success Center, received the Staff and Faculty Life Beautiful Awards during the annual employee Christmas...

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BOLIVAR – More than 200 students graduated from Southwest Baptist University (SBU) during commencement Dec. 13, at the Meyer Wellness Center on the Bolivar campus. The University holds two graduation ceremonies each year, in December...

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home (MBCH) has named the Board Room in the Blake Administration Building the “Carpenter/Cox Board Room” in memory of Kathy Carpenter and in honor of Betty Cox. These ladies have continued the...

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BOLIVAR – The College Database recently released named its Top Colleges for Teacher Education. The new list entitled “Top Colleges in Missouri: Shaping the Next Generation,” ranked Southwest Baptist University 12th out of 41 schools...

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Charlotte Marsch/SBU BOLIVAR – Education students at Southwest Baptist University (SBU) were in for a surprise when they began a Mystery Google Hangout Dec. 3. Before the camera went live on the projector, they heard...

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Once again the Missouri Woman’s Missionary Union (MWMU) was caught “tooting” their horns, but this time it was at the Missouri Baptist Convention’s (MBC) annual meeting in Kansas City, Oct. 28-30....

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Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 22 for its new science, nursing, and allied health building. “I have a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the excitement and growth of our...

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Hannibal – Gospel singer Lynda Randle appreciates the mission of Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU), having benefitted from Christian schools herself. However, Randle, the keynote speaker/singer at the 72nd annual HLGU Booster Banquet Nov. 22 learned some...

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