Browsing the "Institutions & Agencies" Category

HANNIBAL – Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Department of Public Safety hosted an informational meeting on human trafficking on Thursday, Nov. 13. Held in the largest lecture room on campus, the event was well attended and guest speaker...

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OSAGE BEACH – The Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) Christian Life Commission (CLC) honored a media legend and an attorney involved in a landmark religious liberty case during their report to the MBC Annual Meeting here...

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MBTS’s launch of the new Charles Spurgeon Center for Biblical Preaching expands the seminary’s “For the Church” vision by what its president, Jason K. Allen, said will be “an international hub” for Spurgeon studies, biblical...

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Trustees at Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) here received an update on the construction of the school’s new science building during their fall meeting, Oct. 16-17....

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JEFFERSON CITY – For the third time, before the third judge, the Missouri Baptist Foundation (MBF) has lost its effort to escape from Missouri Baptist Convention governance and accountability—and from a $5 million price-tag for its...

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You can read about Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, but there is something special about experiencing it in person, and the 2014 Preview Day is the perfect opportunity to do just that. To register, visit mbts.edu/preview....

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BOLIVAR — Al Lackey, president of Kids Alive International, visited the Southwest Baptist University campus on Sept. 22. Kids Alive is a global ministry that serves at 67 sites in 18 countries with a focus...

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HLGU was named one of America’s Best Christian Colleges for the twelfth consecutive year! HLGU is one of only four higher education institutions in Missouri named as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges....

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KANSAS CITY – Amidst the excitement of the start of a new academic year at Midwestern Seminary President Jason Allen announced the encouraging news on Sept. 22 that more students have enrolled at the school...

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Classes started Monday, Aug. 25, at Southwest Baptist University with an increase in new students, average ACT score and number of students living in on-campus housing. Total enrollment on the first day of classes was...

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The Send North America Experience Tour is a gathering for the church that challenges you to leverage your life in a way that counts for the kingdom. The tour carries the God-sized vision for pushing...

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KANSAS CITY – During a chapel service and prayer summit held at Midwestern Seminary on Aug. 27, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) emphasized the need for “extraordinary prayer” in expectancy of the...

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KANSAS CITY – Fusion, an International Mission Board (IMB) training project, began its training season here on the campus of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) at the beginning of August, equipping college students to share...

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The final distribution happens to everyone – no exceptions. There comes that time when everything we earned, inherited, accumulated or owned at death is distributed to loved ones, to our church, to ministries/organizations we value,...

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Five men from the Missouri Baptist Bikers Fellowship (MBBF) struck up a conversation with a former pastor at a motel in Canada recently. The former pastor was newly married to an unbeliever,...

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HAVANA, Cuba – Three family members with southern Missouri Baptist church ties joined a group distributing sports equipment and Bibles to Cuba for 13 days in early July. Paul Dudley, a deacon from Hillcrest Baptist,...

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Inaugurating the new academic year on Aug. 19, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Jason Allen noted that the formality of the fall convocation stands "as a visible reminder of the consequence and the divine stewardship...

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KANSAS CITY – Midwestern Seminary will host newly-elected Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd for “A Regional Summit on Prayer for the next Great Awakening” on Aug. 27. The event, which will be an extension...

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Current observers of higher education, including theological seminaries, likewise acknowledge a crisis exists in many of the seminaries and divinity schools in North America today. This crisis is so profound it is forcing institutions to...

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COLUMBIA – Windermere Baptist Conference Center’s president and chief executive officer was arrested here Aug. 5 and stands accused of soliciting for — and attempting to have — sex with a dog. Boone County Sheriff’s...

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With five members in their 30s or early 40s, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s eight-member leadership team may be the youngest among Southern Baptist seminaries. And these young leaders at Midwestern are breaking the generational mold...

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BRIDGETON – The Missouri Baptist Children’s Home (MBCH) would increasingly rely on its endowment if MBCH president Russell Martin gets his way. Such a move would allow MBCH to rely less and less on funding...

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SPRINGFIELD – “The nature of God’s Word is to be persecuted,” wrote the 16th-century Reformer William Tyndale, whose biblical translations and writings are showcased among 450 other rare biblical and historical artifacts here at “Passages:...

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MBTS has experienced tremendous growth since Jason Allen, the youngest seminary president in the SBC, stepped into his leadership role here in 2012. And, by all accounts, this growth shows no signs of stopping....

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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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