Local Couple Answers Call to Church Planting

It is always something worthy of celebration when the Lord calls a believer from one of our BR-KC churches to vocational ministry.  It is especially noteworthy when the Lord calls them and then sends them to plant a new church in an under-churched, under-evangelized area.  Pastor Aaron Cockrum, a member of Fellowship Church, was an [...]

By |2021-02-19T14:48:46-06:00February 19th, 2021|BRKC News, Church Planting, News from the Churches|Comments Off on Local Couple Answers Call to Church Planting

Strasburg Baptist Sees Growth Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

written by Dan Steinbeck from The Pathway November 17th, reprinted with permission STRASBURG – God is able to do what He wants in his time, even if a worldwide pandemic is occurring. Take Strasburg Baptist Church here, for example. Pastor Stephan Albin has seen an increase in attendance since May, when the church reopened after COVID-19 [...]

By |2020-12-15T17:33:49-06:00December 15th, 2020|BRKC News, Church Spotlight, News from the Churches, Newsletter|Comments Off on Strasburg Baptist Sees Growth Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Twelve Accept Christ as Eyeglasses Clinic Keeps Focus on Gospel

by Brian Koonce, Printed in The Pathway, December 14th, reprinted with permission KANSAS CITY – After they had to postpone their eyeglasses clinic this spring, Luis Mendoza, pastor of Iglesia Bautista Palabra Viva (Living Word Baptist Church), didn’t know what to expect for their November attempt. Aware that crowds would be a problem, he was reluctant [...]

By |2020-12-15T16:54:12-06:00December 15th, 2020|Assisting Community Transformation, BRKC News, Church Spotlight, News from the Churches|Comments Off on Twelve Accept Christ as Eyeglasses Clinic Keeps Focus on Gospel

Grace & Truth Baptist Impacting the Community “from the inside out”

The heartbeat of Grace and Truth Baptist Church runs along the rails of our discipleship ministry. We have an objective of making every member of our local church a minister of the Lord Jesus Christ.  For that reason, the ministries of our church are centered in allowing our membership to actively be involved in ministry [...]

By |2020-08-12T10:06:43-05:00August 12th, 2020|Assisting Community Transformation, BRKC News, Church Spotlight, Gospel Outreach, News from the Churches|Comments Off on Grace & Truth Baptist Impacting the Community “from the inside out”

BR-KC Hosts Annual Appreciation Banquet

Almost 150 people gathered on February 7th to enjoy the annual Blue River-Kansas City Baptist Association Appreciation Banquet. Pastors, staff and spouses enjoyed a fun night of delicious food, great door prizes and hilarious comedy. In addition to the normal crowd, former missionaries and retired pastors were invited and recognized by Dr. Hammer with gift [...]

By |2020-03-02T08:51:04-06:00March 2nd, 2020|BRKC News, News from the Churches|Comments Off on BR-KC Hosts Annual Appreciation Banquet

Fellowship Church Experiences What Can Be Done Together

It was June of 2014, Fellowship Church in Greenwood had been in existence barely 2 years. There was a dream of something more emerging from this church replant. Together we were ready to move beyond what we could see, and believe God in order to experience what could not yet be seen. We began to [...]