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Collegiate Ministry Update

Collegiate Impact by Travis Hamm At Avila University I have been leading a Gospel Foundation Bible Study, the first of hopefully several Bible studies on this campus. The five-lesson study serves as an introduction to the basics of Christianity. In sharing the redemptive story of the Bible, I use the 3 Circles visual tool, which [...]

By |2020-04-03T16:13:28-05:00April 3rd, 2020|BRKC News, College Ministry|0 Comments

Mt. Washington Baptist Celebrates 108 Years!

On Sunday, March 3, 1912, thirty people came together to charter Mount Washington Baptist Church, electing D. W. Riggs to serve as pastor, meeting above the Mount Washington State Bank on Wilson Road, in Independence. Mount Washington quickly grew to one of the largest congregations in the Independence community, at one time registering nearly one [...]

By |2020-04-03T14:39:55-05:00April 3rd, 2020|BRKC News, Church Spotlight|0 Comments

Restoration House Hosts Annual Freedom Gala

For the first time in several years, the weather and the Kansas City Chiefs schedule both cooperated with the Restoration House 6th Annual Freedom Gala. Almost 550 people attended the event, held this year at the beautiful Embassy Suites in Olathe. Attendees enjoyed the VIP Social, silent and live auction, a delicious meal, and an [...]

By |2020-03-03T11:45:57-06:00March 3rd, 2020|Restoration House|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Horn of Africa Ministry Expands with New Ministries

Two trips were made to the Horn of Africa in 2019. Unfortunately, a third trip was cancelled due to heavy spiritual warfare and everyone agreed the team should stay put until the Lor d made it clear when we should return to the Tigray region. As you read this article, a team of 5 are [...]

By |2020-01-31T15:26:15-06:00January 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing Grace Fellowship of Blue Springs

Grace Fellowship started in the home of Roger and Mary Jo Freeman in December, 2007 with a handful of people. Our mission statement comes from Matthew 28:18-20, to reach people with the Gospel and grow them into faithful followers of Jesus. Grace spent four years meeting at the YMCA in Independence; then the next five [...]

By |2020-01-31T14:59:10-06:00January 31st, 2020|Church Spotlight|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-01-31T14:36:01-06:00January 31st, 2020|BRKC News, News from the Churches, Newsletter|0 Comments

Meet One of our Newest Churches

Get to know Faith Baptist of Lee's Summit - one of our newest member churches! Faith Baptist Church was started in 1955 as Ridgewood Baptist Church and later was changed to Faith Baptist Church in 1967. It was founded by Pastor Robert Glover who started the church and was the pastor for over 40 years. [...]

By |2020-01-10T14:57:25-06:00January 10th, 2020|BRKC News, Church Spotlight|0 Comments

The Treasure of the Gospel is Passed On

“We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that surpassing power belongs to God and not to us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). The treasure of the Gospel and all the effort of the People Teams ministry is contained in and passed on by weak and fragile people (myself included). At the end of the [...]