BR-KC Race Relations Proposal

We know these last few months have been particularly challenging in unprecedented ways. We want to be a source of encouragement and resourcing for you as we continue to deal with Covid-19, religious liberty issues, and heightened racial tensions. Below is a general proposal and suggested resources and strategies to help you and your church [...]

By |2020-07-24T14:48:11-05:00July 24th, 2020|Assisting Community Transformation, BRKC News, Dr. Hammer Updates|Comments Off on BR-KC Race Relations Proposal

BR-KC’s Stand on Racism

BR-KC is an ethnically diverse network of 130 Southern Baptist Churches in Jackson and Cass County, Missouri Let us simply state first that we are against injustice and racism and mistreatment of any person for the color of their skin or for any other reason. We are horrified at the killing of George Floyd and [...]

By |2020-06-05T09:29:39-05:00June 5th, 2020|BRKC News, Dr. Hammer Updates|Comments Off on BR-KC’s Stand on Racism

Looking Back With Thankfulness: A Letter from Dr. Rodney Hammer

Dr. Rodney L. Hammer, Executive Director; Blue River-Kansas City Baptist Association Expressing Gratitude From left: Rodney & Debbie Hammer, Jennifer Hutton, and Gregg Boll It is a joy and privilege to serve the Lord together for the last ten years! I cannot believe that much time has transpired since Debbie, Luke and I [...]

By |2018-10-17T15:56:59-05:00October 17th, 2018|Dr. Hammer Updates|Comments Off on Looking Back With Thankfulness: A Letter from Dr. Rodney Hammer

Pastor, You Are Not Alone: Associate Director’s Report

I work among and converse with pastors and staff members of Southern Baptist Churches nearly every day of the week in a variety of settings.  Let me assure you that none of them are having an easy time of it.  If it’s not stressful issues within the church they are addressing it is the slow [...]

By |2017-03-08T11:36:00-06:00January 9th, 2017|Dr. Hammer Updates, Equipping Leaders, Newsletter|Comments Off on Pastor, You Are Not Alone: Associate Director’s Report

Three Ministries to Support – From Your Executive Director

Dear Partners in Mission, There are three ministries God has given us collectively that I’d like to encourage your prayerful additional support. ETHIOPIA - In Ethiopia we partner with local ministry leaders for a Bible School, planting new churches, and assisting and reaching Eritrean refugees.  Baptisms, new churches, and equipping of leaders is expanding and [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:06:37-05:00December 15th, 2016|Dr. Hammer Updates|Comments Off on Three Ministries to Support – From Your Executive Director

A Word from Your Director: Critical Decisions in 2016

Dear Partners in Missions, We have critical decisions to make and much celebrating to do at our Annual Meeting coming up Sunday, October 2, at First Baptist Blue Springs new campus, 1-70 and Little Blue Parkway!  We not only need to vote on our 2017 budget, slate of committee nominees, and new churches…but also amendments to [...]

By |2017-03-08T11:36:02-06:00September 20th, 2016|Dr. Hammer Updates|Comments Off on A Word from Your Director: Critical Decisions in 2016

Executive Director Report

Dear Partners in Missions, Missions and Ministry is cooking as we head quickly toward summer! RESTORATION HO-- USE OF GREATER KANSAS CITY - This crucial ministry to adult women who’ve been victimized by commercial sexual exploitation has seen its first baptism of a recovering trafficking victim!  Praise the Lord with us for His wonderful healing [...]

By |2017-03-08T11:36:13-06:00June 11th, 2016|Dr. Hammer Updates, Newsletter|Comments Off on Executive Director Report